• Serves 10
  • 25 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 9 Ingredients


This Secret Garden Cake is a basic idea but you can modify it however you want with different lollies and ideas. Great for a quick and easy cake. Lots of fun if your kids are into jelly lollies!

Ingredients (serves 10)

  • Rectangle cake
  • Chocolate or other flavour icing
  • Smarties
  • Maltesers
  • Jelly babies
  • Lolly snakes
  • Lolly frogs
  • Green food coloring
  • Shredded or decicated coconut


  1. Ice cake you can buy it or make it.
  2. Mark out your path with smarties
  3. Mark out your pond and garden, you can do this with smarties or m & ms too if you would prefer. If you want to you can put blue icing or jelly in the pond.
  4. Dye coconut and spread as grass
  5. Place flowers in garden, it's done with smarties here but you can buy them or make them however you want.
  6. Place your maltesers and jelly babies in location of your choice and it's complete.

  • Love how this is decorated! Best thing is it’s chocolate cake.
    Honestly wish I was more creative with these sorts of things.


  • This is very cute. Love the frog in the pond…


  • such a great cake idea :-)


  • Wow. Nice effort.It’s good to serve as a birthday cake.


  • A very clever idea! I like the snake. Thank you fro sharing.


  • A fun idea, thanks.


  • Such a good idea, the kids can decorate with their favourite lollies and customize the cake.


  • Looks delicious and sweet thanks a great base recipe to decorate how you like


  • I saw this cake and the title and thought I have to click on this. This looks delicious and I think my two young daughters would help make and eat this cake.


  • What a beautiful cake it looks amazing well done


  • Thank you for sharing your fabulous looking Secret Garden cake – it is creative and beautiful.


  • So cute and the kids are sure to love it!


  • This cake looks so good! Love how it can be more personalised by adding lollies of your choice. Kids will love it!

    • Kids in our family are definitely most impressed by their favourite lollies being included.

      • It would be a sure hit in our family too! :)


  • what a great cake for any age birthday – love it – thank you for sharing :)


  • A fabulous cake any child would love!


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