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40 Recipes

Find a bake to suit your beloved, from heart-shaped biscuits to beautiful cakes.

Peek-a-boo Battenberg cake

4.613635

(11 ratings)

A stunning rose and almond sponge in the distinctive checkered pattern, hidden in sweet marzipan icing
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • For the keen cook

Flourless chocolate & pear cake

4.68033

(61 ratings)

A light, but luscious cake made with hazelnuts - serve a slice for dessert with a dollop of crème fraîche
  • 1 hour
  • Moderately easy
  • Vegetarian

Glamorous fairy cakes

4.79487

(39 ratings)

A retro twist to a childhood favourite - learn how to make fairy cakes then decorate for any occasion
  • 55 mins
  • Moderately easy

Ultimate chocolate cake

4.695585

(951 ratings)

Indulge yourself with Angela Nilsen's heavenly moist and fudgy chocolate cake - perfect for celebrations - birthdays, weddings, christenings - any excuse!
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate chunk pecan cookies

4.625

(56 ratings)

You can't beat American-style cookies with big chunks of chocolate and nuts. The perfect grown-up biscuit
  • 27 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate brownie cake

4.585

(350 ratings)

Get kids cooking at the weekend by baking this yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Cherry Bakewell cake

4.802325

(172 ratings)

If you know someone who likes Bakewell tart, then they will just love this cake – it’s full of almond flavour and sandwiched with cherry jam
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Tia Maria cheesecake

4.50357

(70 ratings)

Perfect for a special occasion, this American style dessert really has the wow-factor
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate caramel cake

4.425925

(27 ratings)

This rich cake makes an impressive centrepiece for any summer tea party
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Lemon kisses

4.27941

(17 ratings)

Who could resist a kiss? These dainty melt-in-the-mouth biscuits make a scrumptious addition to an afternoon tea spread
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Custard kisses

4.4

(20 ratings)

Try a homemade version of these old-school favourites for a comforting afternoon tea
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Triple chocolate cookies

4.175

(50 ratings)

You've got all bases covered with white, milk and dark chocolate in these American-style cookies, best enjoyed warm with a cold glass of milk
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate & caramel flapjacks

3.77143

(35 ratings)

These sweet and sticky treats are best made a day in advance - perfect if you need to get ahead for a bake sale
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

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