Once a year, a cake is required for a party - here are over 50 ideas to feed your imagination all those sticky fingers. Every cake can be made from scratch or from cake mix batter - create a simple oblong or round cake and cut out the most fantastic shapes from there. No need for complicated tins: step-by-step photographs show you how to make every cake from basic shapes. Pull-out patters will help you create the best birthday cake every year. Not just ballerinas or football pitches, but circus animals and clowns, Bears, Butterflies, Volcanoes and even a spider to weave a spell.