Pimm's cake

Summer cake recipes

31 Recipes

Light, fresh and fruity recipes.

3.958335

(6 ratings)

Yes, you read right, Pimm's in cake form. Smooth strawberry and lemon buttercream coupled with cucumber essence make this the ultimate taste of summer...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

5

(2 ratings)

This generous cake is big enough to feed a crowd and is a combination of all our favourite summer ingredients: strawberries, Victoria sponge, meringues, fresh cream, white chocolate and buttery shortbread
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

4.82143

(7 ratings)

Feeling ambitious enough to take on this showstopping bake? With its decorative sponge and fruit topping, it has real wow factor
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • A challenge

3.75

(3 ratings)

A gluten-free light bake that uses polenta in place of flour and orange blossom to flavour a drizzle syrup
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

4.666665

(27 ratings)

A lemon sponge cake dotted with tender pink pieces of rhubarb and topped with decadent cream frosting
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

4.525

(10 ratings)

A light vanilla sponge dotted with seeds and sandwiched with orange frosting and fresh strawberries - heavenly
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

4.75

(12 ratings)

Use up a garden glut in this simple and fruity adaptation of a classic - serve with custard for a winning pudding
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

4.70588

(17 ratings)

Capture the essence of summer in this simple loaf cake with elderflower drizzle
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

5

(9 ratings)

This fruity cake is impressive but easy to make - perfect for birthdays or for dessert
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

4.80718

(376 ratings)

This simple almondy cake is a great way of using up pick-your-own raspberries
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

3.825

(10 ratings)

Treat your guests with this stunning summer dessert, perfect for al fresco dinner parties
  • 10 hours
  • More effort

4.8125

(16 ratings)

A moist fruit sponge, packed with the best seasonal produce with a touch of almond and cinnamon too
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

4.75

(61 ratings)

Try this light, creamy raspberry cake for a sweet summer treat
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

4.48

(25 ratings)

Apricots and raspberries are really good partners, and are especially good baked into this soft vanilla cake with cinnamon crumble
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

4.25281

(89 ratings)

Grated courgette gives this cake a lovely moist texture - a great way to use up a glut from your garden
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

4.783785

(74 ratings)

The classic Victoria sandwich is always a teatime winner, every bite brings a taste of nostalgia
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

4.166665

(6 ratings)

A stunning floral layer cake, flavoured with rosewater and layered up with vanilla cream, raspberry icing and crystallised petals
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

4.433825

(34 ratings)

The queen of baking, Mary Berry, creates a light and fruity citrus sponge with buttery frosting and a sugar glaze
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

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