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Summer cake recipes

29 Recipes

Light, fresh and fruity recipes.

Polka-dot strawberry cake

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(2 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 minutes
For the keen cook

Cherry blossom cake

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(0 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 minutes
Easy

Rhubarb & lemon curd cake

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(24 ratings)
A lemon sponge cake dotted with tender pink pieces of rhubarb and topped with decadent cream frosting
1 hour
Easy

Strawberry & poppy seed cake

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(4 ratings)
A light vanilla sponge dotted with seeds and sandwiched with orange frosting and fresh strawberries - heavenly
1 hour
Moderately easy

Gooseberry & orange drizzle cake

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(6 ratings)
Use up a garden glut in this simple and fruity adaptation of a classic - serve with custard for a winning pudding
45 minutes
Easy

Elderflower crunch cake

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(15 ratings)
Capture the essence of summer in this simple loaf cake with elderflower drizzle
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Summer celebration cake

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(8 ratings)
This fruity cake is impressive but easy to make - perfect for birthdays or for dessert
1 hour and 50 minutes
Easy

Raspberry Bakewell cake

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(333 ratings)
This simple almondy cake is a great way of using up pick-your-own raspberries
1 hour
Easy

Tiramisu ice-cream cake

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(9 ratings)
Treat your guests with this stunning summer dessert, perfect for al fresco dinner parties
10 hours
Moderately easy

Blackberry & apple cake

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(9 ratings)
A moist fruit sponge, packed with the best seasonal produce with a touch of almond and cinnamon too
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Blueberry soured cream cake with cheesecake frosting

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(169 ratings)
The blueberries in this recipe will burst in your mouth as you bite into your slice. The cake is delicious with a cup of tea, or served as an impressive dessert
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy

Raspberry layer cake

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(55 ratings)
Try this light, creamy raspberry cake for a sweet summer treat
1 hour and 5 minutes
Moderately easy

Raspberry & blueberry lime drizzle cake

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(99 ratings)
The perfect teatime treat, this moist and fruity cake is easy baking at its best
1 hour and 25 minutes
Moderately easy

Blackberry & almond meringue cake

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(29 ratings)
Impress your friends and family with this fabulous celebration cake
1 hour and 40 minutes
Moderately easy

Apricot & blueberry crumble cake

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(16 ratings)
This crumble cake is great for a picnic, pudding, or for afternoon tea with friends
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Apricot & raspberry buckle

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(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 minutes
Moderately easy

Chocolate courgette cake

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(68 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 minutes
Easy

Granny's Victoria sponge

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(62 ratings)
The classic Victoria sandwich is always a teatime winner, every bite brings a taste of nostalgia
40 minutes
Easy

English rose cake

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(5 ratings)
A stunning floral layer cake, flavoured with rosewater and layered up with vanilla cream, raspberry icing and crystallised petals
1 hour and 55 minutes
Moderately easy

Clotted cream & raspberry ripple Arctic roll

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A stunning version of the retro classic, complete with seasonal berries, home-churned ice cream and light sponge
57 minutes
For the keen cook

Mary Berry’s Orange layer cake

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(18 ratings)
The queen of baking, Mary Berry, creates a light and fruity citrus sponge with buttery frosting and a sugar glaze
35 minutes
Easy

Lemon & lavender fondant fancies

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Elegant sponge squares that are petite and pretty as a picture - impress with light flavours and silky butter icing
1 hour and 45 minutes
For the keen cook

Grapefruit & poppy seed cake

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A bundt cake tin gives a pretty finish to this citrus sponge, drizzled with a zesty butter glaze
1 hour
Easy

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