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30 Best Book Cake Recipe Ideas You Can Make

Are all your options booked? Well, roll up your sleeves and pick a recipe from our book cake recipe compilation for your next celebration.


A Few Words About Book Cakes

A book cake is definitely a head-turner at any event, be it an anniversary, birthday, christening, or graduation. Cake decorating has always been considered an art form, and making book cakes allows the maker to explore their reading fantasies while enjoying desserts. These also pose as a blank canvas for a wide range of flavors because apart from being aesthetically pleasing for viewing, there are so many delicious recipes to try out. Most of these recipes are beginner-friendly for people who are not professionals in baking. You can also use this as an opportunity to bond with family. So what are you waiting for? Run to the store, grab all you need to recreate your favorite book, and get to work.


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Book cakes are definitely an eye-turner for avid book readers and educationalists. With this careful selection of recipes, one of them is bound to be a show-stopper for your next event.

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1

Musical Book Cake

Looking for a beginner-friendly recipe to follow for your book cake? This chocolate cake is designed to look like your favorite book, with a fondant cover and buttercream musical notes.

Using desired book design, cut and shape the cake to your liking. You next need to cover up your cake with white fondant and smooth it out for a clean finish.

Make musical notations and flower designs on the cake to finish up the decorations, and your book-themed cake is made.

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2

Fairytale Book Cake

This book cake is the perfect combination of vanilla and fun! Create a wood grain with modeling tools on white fondant. Screw in the wood block for the base of the cake.

Layer your soft vanilla sponge cake and light buttercream. Carve out the cake from the center and cover it with a white chocolate ganache.

Mark lines on the cake from the spine of the cake. this cake will make your party a happy ending!

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3

Textbook Cake

This book cake will surely leave a smile on any science enthusiast’s face. This cake is an eight-inch carrot cake with a light buttercream frosting.

Cover the cake with white fondant and smooth out the cake for a clean finish. Make a marble design with fondant to create the base of the cake and place your cake on it.

Use fondant to make textbook spines for the cake, and color and label book covers to your desire. Using modeling tools, create the glasses to top the cake and put the cake together.

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4

Fantasy Book Cake

This red velvet book-themed cake recipe is a go-to for impressing your friends and family with a delicious cake that will taste just as good as it looks.

And this fondant and buttercream icing recipe is great for filling in the gaps between layers of red velvet cake or if you want to make your filling to put on top of the cake.

After baking your cake, cut it to the desired size, stack the cakes and cover it with buttercream icing.

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5

Grimm Forest Book-Themed Cake

Eating this book-themed cake is a great way to celebrate with your children and family. One open book, two closed book cakes, and a sweet miniature cottage that represents the story make this dessert unique.

Vanilla cake with strawberry buttercream frosting makes up this dessert. This cake is made by stacking a cake with buttercream icing and fondant.

Use fondant to create additional details to finish the cake’s top portion. Your book-themed cake is made!

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6

Magic-Themed Book cake

The ideal way to honor your fellow Potterheads is with this Harry Potter book-themed cake.  This recipe is simple, but it requires some advanced preparation.

Using fondant, buttercream frosting, and fondant, this book-themed cake is a delicious way to celebrate your favorite book.

Create a cake board out of fondant, and then use your tool to make a pattern of stones. Create the book covers and stacks of books with fondant in your preferred colors.

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7

Chocolate Notebook-Themed Cake

You can satisfy your chocolate cravings by making this simple chocolate book cake. This recipe features a soft chocolate cake and Nutella ganache cream frosting. To make this recipe, layer your chocolate cake with Nutella frosting.

Make the book’s spiral binder, finer details, and the book’s exterior out of brown fondant. Cut out the book flap and shape it with a cookie cutter to look like threading.

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8

Hocus Pocus-Themed Cake

Welcome to the magical world of chocolate birthday cake! Our Hocus Pocus-themed book cake will delight even the pickiest sweet tooth.

This handcrafted treat features rich, velvety chocolate cake layers with a creamy chocolate ganache filling between the cakes. Use a stencil to create a grainy pattern on the book cover and place it on the book.

Make other book details, like the fingers, eyes, and snakes, using fondant and place them on the cake. Itchita Kopika Meleka Mystika, your spellbook-themed cake is ready.

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9

Dobby Book Cake

Any Harry Potter fan would be beyond amazed to have this Dobby-themed book cake for their party. Apart from the aesthetic, this cake would win the hearts of your party guests with its delectable taste.

This cake is a Victoria sponge cake with a chocolate buttercream filling. Start by shaping the cake to your desired book cake spread frosting.

Next, cover the cake with frosting and smooth out the cake for a clean finish. Place the golden snitch and edible stars on the cake for the final touches.

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10

Harry Potter Textbook Cake

This Harry Potter-themed textbook chocolate cake is the perfect way to make it special. Make your birthday a magical one with this Harry Potter-themed cake.

Stack your moist chocolate cakes and put your buttercream in between. Cover your cake with chocolate ganache and smooth it for a perfect rectangle.

Roll out white fondant across the cake and use a Dresden tool to score the pages. Assemble the cake and use edible paint to finish the cake.

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11

School Books Cake

Kids are always excited to go back to school, and what would be more exciting is this school-themed book cake to mark the milestone of advancing to a new grade.

Using white fondant or modeling chocolate, cover up three sides of the cake and score to look like pages.

Next, cover your cakes with desired fondant colors and label the spines with subject titles. Stack your cakes atop one another, and this book cake is ready.

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12

Harry Potter-themed Book Cake

Birthdays are definitely days to remember, but with this Harry Potter-themed book cake, this birthday celebration is bound to be unforgettable.

First, you must bake a rectangular cake to your desired size and cover it with buttercream. Cover the cake with a beige fondant and smooth it out for a clean finish.

Next, use brown fondant slightly larger than your cake as the board. Brush brown edible powder to give the pages an aged look, and cover the top of the cake with brown fondant.

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13

Romantic Book Cake

This romantic book cake will keep their heart fluttering and taste buds dancing joyfully. Start by carving out your chocolate cake, cover it with chocolate buttercream, and chill for ten minutes.

Cover the cake with white fondant, smooth it out for a clean surface, and score the sides for pages. Using burgundy fondant, make the spine and cover of the book and place them on the cake.

Do the piping on the sides of the book, place the sugar print on the book cake, and finally, add the roses.

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14

Graduation Book Cake

A graduation is no small affair, and what better way to add to the grand affair than with this graduation-themed book cake?

This book cake is a soft red velvet cake with cream cheese buttercream frosting. Start by making a cake sandwich with the red velvet cake and the buttercream frosting.

Cover the cake with white fondant and smooth it out, so there are no air bubbles, then score the sides for the pages. Place the book’s cover on the cake using light blue fondant and use a ruler to add other details to the book.

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15

Regal Book Cake

This regal book cake is the perfect dessert for book lovers. This cake combines chocolate cake and chocolate frosting and is easy to make for any occasion!

This decadent chocolate cake has a chocolate buttercream frosting and ganache. Spread the chocolate buttercream on the cake and make the shape of the book with the buttercream.

After the cake sets, brush over the cake and place the fondant on the cake and score the sides for pages.

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16

Textbook Themed Cake

If you’re looking for a textbook-themed cake that is fit for the classroom, look no further. This cake is chock full of chocolate and topped with an Italian meringue frosting that will make your guests so happy.

First, cut your cakes to desired sizes and ice the cakes with frosting individually.

Next, cover three sides of the cakes with white fondant and score the sides with a sharp instrument for the pages.

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17

Bible-Themed Birthday Cake

Best believe your pastor will catch the Holy Ghost with this cake because the flavors of this bible themed book cake are beyond divine.

To make this book cake, stack two rectangular cakes and fill them with buttercream and any jam you choose. Roll out white fondant for your cake board and start decorating the cake.

Use edible brown powder to brush the cake board, cover your cake with white fondant, and place it on the cake board. Make the book cover and cover the top of the cake using black fondant.

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18

Vanilla Book Cake Filled with Peaches

A book cake to celebrate a new life! The vanilla cake is decorated with buttercream frosting and fondant, while the inside is filled with peaches, a rich buttercream, and a book theme. You can also get this cake as an anniversary or retirement cake!

Bake three sheet cakes and layer with buttercream and peaches. Score the center of the cake and cover the cake with buttercream. Add the finer details to the cake, and the cake is ready.

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19

Graduation-Themed Book Cake

This cake is a book lover’s dream! With this combination of vanilla cake, chocolate cake, buttercream, and chocolate buttercream frosting, your friend or family member will feel like they’re reading a sweet story of love and friendship.

Stack two circular cakes and cover them with buttercream, then cover your rectangular cake with buttercream and try to get a perfect rectangle.

Stack your chocolate cakes atop one another and cover them with chocolate buttercream. Place the two cakes on each other and place the graduation cap cake topper, and you’re done.

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20

Book Cake with Buttercream Frosting

You’re going to love this book cake as much as we do. It’s a vanilla cake with buttercream frosting, all in the shape of your favorite book.

The book cake is decorated with an inspiring quote from the book that they love. To achieve this book cake design, stack two rectangular cakes with the buttercream frosting in between.

Apply more buttercream on one side of the cake to give it a heightened look. Use a toothpick to score the sides of the cake for the pages, and line the bottom with chocolate ganache and chocolate buttercream.

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21

Vanilla Book Cake with Fondant

Looking for a perfect cake for your favorite schoolteacher? You will love this delicious vanilla cake with a light buttercream frosting and fondant used to make this cake.

To make this closed-book cake, stack rectangular cakes and fill them with buttercream. Cover the cake with buttercream and line the bottom of the cake with fondant, then trim off the excess.

Line the sides of the cake with white fondant and score the sides with a sharp object for pages. Place all the final details on the cake, and your book cake is made.

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22

Holy Book Cake

Don’t let the Holy book cake fool you—this cake is anything but boring! The open book cake is made with chocolate cake and buttercream.

Stack the two cakes with the buttercream in between, cover your cake with a crumb coat, and place in the fridge to chill. Find the center of the cake and score the center, then carve the two sides of the cake at an angle.

Seal and shape the cake using a chocolate ganache and roll out white fondant to cover the cake. Place the wafer paper on the cake and trim it to size.

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23

Bible Book Cake

This Bible book cake is the perfect way to celebrate any religious holiday. It has fluffy vanilla cake and a soft buttercream frosting, leaving you craving more.

Stack three rectangular cakes and fill them with buttercream. Score the center and cut the sides of the cake at an angle. Cover the cake with buttercream and place it in the fridge to set.

Using white fondant, cover the cake and smooth it out to remove air bubbles for a clean surface. Print out the bible verse and desired photo to go on the cake, and you are done.

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24

Bible Book Birthday Cake

This Bible book birthday cake is the perfect way to celebrate your love of God and your loved ones. The cake is vanilla and buttercream, with Bible verses and beautiful roses.

You will need to bake two rectangular vanilla cakes to achieve this cake. Score the center of the cake and cut the sides at an angle to look like an open cake.

Cover the cake with a generous coating of frosting and pipe floral designs on the cake with buttercream.

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25

Chocolate Book Cake

This book-themed birthday cake is a chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream frosting, chocolate ganache, and whipped cream!

To make this cake, take a classic chocolate cake, stack it with buttercream, and cover it in chocolate buttercream frosting. Score the center of the cake and carve it into the desired open-book shape.

Cover the entire cake with chocolate ganache and start decorating the cake with colored whipped cream.

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26

Vanilla Sponge Book Cake

Vanilla Sponge Book Cake

You can never have too many cakes in your life! We’ve used a vanilla sponge cake and buttercream frosting to create a cake that’s just as delicious to look at as it is to eat.

Stack the first layer of the vanilla sponge cakes with buttercream and praline and the second layer with buttercream and cherries. Score the center of the cake and carve the cake to the desired shape.

Cover the cake with buttercream, smooth it over for a clean surface, and score the sides of the cake with a modeling tool for the pages.

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27

Retirement Book Cake

A book-themed retirement cake is one of the most popular cakes you can order.

It is a simple yet elegant cake, perfect for the book lover who is celebrating their retirement. The cake is made with vanilla cake and buttercream frosting.

The design of this cake will surely make your friend or relative feel like a proud reader, as it has some of their favorite books printed on it. Finish up the cake by adding finer details on the cake.

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28

Bible Book Cake with Buttercream Frosting

The Bible is a book that has been read and re-read by millions of people over the last few millennia. This bible book cake is a tribute to the Bible and is perfect for any occasion!

Start by carving the cake to desired book shape, score the center, and cut the sides at an angle.

Cover the cake with crumb coating, spread it evenly, and score the sides with a modeling tool.

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29

Fondant Book Cake

This cake is the perfect way to celebrate your love of reading and everything nerdy. It is a beginner-friendly recipe made from vanilla fruit cake and buttercream frosting, which gives it a nice texture.

Spread some buttercream on a cake board and place your cake on it. Cover your cake with buttercream and spread evenly using a palette knife.

Line three sides of the cake with white fondant and score with a sharp tool. Make the book cover of the cake with pink fondant and lightly brush the black paint on the edges of the cover.

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Book-themed Birthday Cake

The lemon cake is layered with chocolate ganache frosting and covered in fondant, and the fondant on top of the cake is decorated with details from your favorite book.

To achieve this beautiful cake, spread the chocolate ganache on the three rectangular cakes individually, then line the sides of the cakes with white fondant and score for the pages.

Make the cake topper and assemble the cake by stacking the cakes atop one another.

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30 Best Book Cake Recipe Ideas You Can Make

30 Best Book Cake Recipe Ideas You Can Make

Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Total time

25

minutes

Are all your options booked? Well, roll up your sleeves and pick a recipe from our book cake recipe compilation for your next celebration.

INGREDIENTS

  • Musical Book Cake

  • Fairytale Book Cake

  • Textbook Cake

  • Fantasy Book Cake

  • Grimm Forest Book-Themed Cake

  • Magic-Themed Book cake

  • Chocolate Notebook-Themed Cake

DIRECTIONS

  • Choose the recipe you like/love.
  • Prepare the ingredients and utensils you need.
  • Make scrumptious Book Cakes for your loved ones.

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