Bakes & cakes

Try our best ever bakes, including homemade bread, cakes, puddings and pies. Our triple-tested recipes range from super easy to showstopper.
Storecupboard baking recipes

Storecupboard baking recipes

Use up common kitchen ingredients in our easy but impressive bakes.
The 10 best banana bread recipes

The 10 best banana bread recipes

You've been searching for banana bread in your droves, so we've rounded up our top recipes.
The best Easter baking recipes

The best Easter baking recipes

Seasonal, springtime bakes, from hot cross buns to simnel cake.
Top 5 easy bread recipes

Top 5 easy bread recipes

Beginners' recipes for homemade loaves.
Sourdough bread recipes

Sourdough bread recipes

Find the right sourdough recipe for you by browsing our collection.

Bread recipes

White bread sliced on a wooden chopping board Recipe

Easy white bread


(283 ratings)

Irish soda bread Recipe

Irish soda bread


(135 ratings)

Get the taste of Ireland with this fresh, no-fuss soda bread
Tiger bread sliced with jam Recipe

Tiger bread


(10 ratings)

With its iconic crackled crust and pillowy centre, tiger bread is a fantastic...
Toasted cumin flatbreads Recipe

Easy flatbread


(48 ratings)

A gluten-free bread recipe, ideal as a lunchtime snack with some dips
Pizzas on a wooden board Recipe

No yeast pizza dough


(63 ratings)

Try this easy no yeast recipe for pizza dough using just flour, baking powder,...
Pile of homemade naan breads on a chopping board Collection

Naan bread

Make our homemade naan breads from scratch and serve with your favourite curry...
Easy sourdough Recipe

Easy sourdough bread


(22 ratings)

Don't be daunted by making a sourdough bread starter at home - this easy,...
Seeded wholemeal loaf Collection

Wholemeal bread

Bake a loaf with wholegrain flours, using wheat, rye or spelt flours or a blend...

Easy cake recipes

Easy caramel cake served on a cake stand Recipe

Easy caramel cake


(14 ratings)

Butterfly cakes cooling on a wire rack Recipe

Butterfly cakes


(2 ratings)

Treat family and friends to pretty butterfly cupcakes. Ours easy buns are...
Easy cornflake tart cut into slices and served with custard Recipe

Easy cornflake tart


(12 ratings)

Make this cornflake cake for a fabulously easy family dessert that uses simple...
Easy treacle sponge Recipe

Easy treacle sponge


(46 ratings)

A simple baked version of this classic childhood pudding, with a zesty treacle...
Tea loaf cut into slices Recipe

Tea loaf


(20 ratings)

Enjoy a classic, fruity cake, packed full of plump tea-infused sultanas and...
Caraway seed cake cut into slices Recipe

Caraway seed cake


(6 ratings)

Make the most of the distinctive flavours of caraway seeds with this easy loaf...
Carrot cake served on a cake stand Recipe

Easy carrot cake


(77 ratings)

Top this classic carrot cake with moreish cream cheese icing and chopped...
Cake on board with slice cut Recipe

Coconut cake


(36 ratings)

This easy coconut loaf cake will give you a taste of the tropical. Bake with a...
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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