Lemon Berry Angel Food Cake

This summery, spongy angel food cake is bursting with berries and drenched in a lemon glaze. It’s the perfect show stopper cake to serve for an easy light summer dessert.

Raspberry Tea Cakes

Raspberry Tea Cakes

These sweet little raspberry tea cakes look as exquisite as they taste! Each little cake is light and moist with bits of raspberries scattered throughout. They are covered in a blanket of glossy pink rose icing adding just a touch of delicate floral flavour. Not to mention, they are the perfect little treat to serve with a cup of tea or for a special occasion. You can make this recipe ahead of time too!

Mini Strawberry Sheet Cake

Mini Strawberry Sheet Cake

This mini strawberry sheet cake is fluffy, light, and tastes as sweet as a strawberry! It’s fun and easy to make, plus it’s the perfect small batch treat to share!

3 Layer Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake

This 3 layer coconut cake is for coconut lovers! It’s super moist with a soft fluffy crumb and has an intense coconut flavour all over! Not to mention it’s absolutely stunning – a simple yet elegant cake for any occasion!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

This giant chocolate chip cookie cake is soft yet crisp and is fun and easy to make. It’s the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion or a birthday party! Top with ice cream, sprinkles, and frosting.

Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Here’s a light, buttery and soft pineapple upside down cake made simple. This cake is zesty with hints of lime and has a gooey caramel topping made right in the pan, making this upside down cake easy peasy!

Almond Cherry Cupcakes

Looking for a light summer treat? Then this is the recipe for you! These almond cherry cupcakes are filled with chunks of fresh cherries and topped with light, airy whipped cream. It’s a simple and easy cupcake recipe using fresh ingredients.

Espresso Bundt Cake

Chocolate Espresso Bundt Cake

This chocolate espresso bundt cake is not only an eye catcher, it’s super moist, rich, full of chocolatey flavour and topped with coffee flavoured cream cheese icing! This is a small size bundt cake, perfect for a smaller crowd or when you’re looking to make a smaller batch dessert.

Raspberry Cupcakes for kids (and adults too)

Raspberry cupcakes for kids (and Adults too)

Here’s a perfect treat that the kids will love and the adults too! This is a small batch (12 cupcakes) recipe of vanilla cupcakes that are filled with juicy raspberries and then topped with a raspberry buttercream icing. Or keeps things simple and dust cupcakes with powered sugar.

Make ahead, No bake cheesecake for Spring

Make ahead, No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

You’re going to fall in love with this make head, no bake strawberry cheesecake recipe! These cheesecake squares taste more like a light strawberry mousse on a bed of buttery chocolate, than actual cheesecake, perfect for a light summer treat.

Persian Inspired Pavlova - 2 Tiered Cake

Persian Inspired Pavlova – 2 Tiered Cake

This Persian inspired pavlova is flavoured with rosewater, it’s light, airy, yet crisp with a marshmallowy centre. It’s filled with pistachios, pomegranates and blackberries and drizzled with caramel sauce. It’s a show stopper of a dessert that no one can resist!

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes - 2nd Birthday Party

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

These vanilla cupcakes are transformed into Minnie Mouse for a fun Walt Disney inspired birthday party. Use chocolate wafers as ears and make your own candy bows to bring it all together!

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Meringue Icing

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Meringue Icing

These gingerbread cupcakes are the sweetest treat for the holidays. The cupcakes are packed with flavours of spicy gingery cake and are super moist. The Swiss meringue icing is velvety, light, and is smooth in texture.

Festive Jelly Roll

Festive Jelly Roll

This festive jelly roll is made with strawberry, raspberry and plum spread, brushed with cognac and dusted with sugar. Everything about this sweet dessert says Christmas and is an absolute holiday must!

Marble Cupcakes with Chocolate Icing and Coconut

Marble Cupcakes with Chocolate Icing and Coconut

Fancy and delicious these marble cupcakes with chocolate icing and coconut are a perfect chocolate and vanilla combo! They are slathered in a light, fluffy chocolate buttercream icing and then rolled in coconut to cover all over! The recipe makes 2 dozen standard size cupcakes, perfect for a crowd.

Vanilla Cupcakes with Meringue Frosting to create a fun Halloween Ghost Cupcake

Ghost Cupcakes

These cute little ghost cupcakes are perfect for Halloween! They are light and fluffy as air, made with a meringue topping and vanilla cupcake base.

Lemon Zucchini Cake

Lemon Zucchini Cake

This lemon zucchini cake is fresh, bright and packs a zesty punch! It has 2 layers of a spongy, moist cake filled with zucchini and layered with two different types of lemony icing; a soft fluffy, lemon buttercream and a lemon glaze. This cake is for lemon lovers!

Mini Espresso Cake with Rosewater Buttercream

Mini Espresso Cake with Rosewater Buttercream

You’re going to fall in love with the mini espresso cake with rosewater buttercream icing! It’s a 6″ mini cake that is chocolatey and super moist. It’s rich with chocolate and balanced with a sweet floral extract of rosewater. This is a special dessert, perfect for sharing with a loved one.

Mini Maple Walnut Cupcakes with Candied Walnuts

Mini Maple Walnut Cupcakes

A special cupcake for a special event! You’ll love these mini Maple Walnut Cupcakes topped with candied walnuts. They are rich, sweet and nutty. The recipe makes enough to feed a crowd.

Alie Romano



I'm a professional baker, recipe developer & photographer behind Baking For Friends. I specialize in classic & comforting baking. I hope you enjoy the recipes & find inspiration of your own to bring your family & friends together over home-cooked food!

Peach Cobbler

Bake like a Pro

Discover 5 Secrets to Baking