Bakes & cakes

Try BBC Good Food's best ever bakes, including homemade bread, cakes, puddings and pies. Our triple-tested recipes range from super-easy to showstopper.
Our best baking recipes

Our best baking recipes

Bake up a storm with our selection of favourite cakes, cookies, tarts and plenty more.
Easy biscuit recipes

Easy biscuit recipes

Whip up a batch of mouth-watering cookies or elegant shortbread for an afternoon tea feast.
Our ultimate traybake collection

Our ultimate traybake collection

Our simple traybakes are the perfect sweet treats to please a crowd.
Our most creative cake ideas

Our most creative cake ideas

Serve up something extra special from our selection of showstopping cakes.
The best fairy cake recipes for kids

The best fairy cake recipes for kids

Get the kids in the kitchen creating their own picture-perfect fairy cakes.

Top 5 cakes

Cocktail fancies on a wire tray Recipe

Espresso martini cocktail fancies

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Salted chocolate & hazelnut brownies cut into squares Recipe

Salted chocolate & hazelnut brownies

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Chocolate hazelnut spread ensures these moreish brownies have a fudgy centre...
Rhubarb & elderflower cake served garnished with elderflowers on top Recipe

Rhubarb & elderflower cake

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(5 ratings)

Make the most of vibrant pink rhubarb with a cake which combines its delicious...
Spiced honey drizzle cake cut into slices Recipe

Spiced honey drizzle cake

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(4 ratings)

Enjoy this fabulous honey cake made with mixed spice and ginger and a lovely...
Orange & passion fruit traybake scattered with passion fruit seeds Recipe

Orange & passion fruit traybake

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Try this fresh and fruity orange and passion fruit cake with creamy mascarpone...

Top 5 biscuits

Easy chocolate biscuits Recipe

Easy chocolate biscuits

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(24 ratings)

A saffron, pistachio & white chocolate cookie Recipe

Saffron, pistachio & white chocolate cookies

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Add saffron to your cookie dough and you'll be bang on trend. Pistachio and...
Iced biscuits alongside icing pens Recipe

Simple iced biscuits

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(3 ratings)

Make these sweet iced letters and numbers with your kids during school holidays...
A chopping board with chocolate peanut butter shortbread sandwiches on top and a glass of milk Recipe

Chocolate peanut butter shortbread sandwiches

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(8 ratings)

If you love peanut butter, what could be better than peanut buttercream...
White chocolate & pretzel cookie on baking paper Recipe

White chocolate & pretzel cookies

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(2 ratings)

Bake our easy cookies and combine sweet white chocolate with salty pretzels for...
Keep a close eye on how much baking powder you add while baking. Particularly, when adding too much, you’ll find yourself with something that rises and falls quickly, and will dry out the cake.
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