Maple & pear ruffle cake

Autumn cake recipes

21 Recipes

As the nights draw in, retreat to the warmth of the kitchen and bake treats with all the flavours of the season.

Maple & pear ruffle cake

5

(2 ratings)

A grown-up, lightly-spiced sponge that is sandwiched with pears caramelised in maple syrup and topped with meringue buttercream
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • A challenge

Pumpkin & caramel cake

3.75

(1 rating)

This cake uses a few shortcuts but the final result is a deliciously impressive dulce de leche and pumpkin spice-filled sponge
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Apple crumble & custard cupcakes

5

(5 ratings)

These extra-special cupcakes taste just like traditional crumble and custard - top with cream icing and apple-shaped biscuits
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Fig & raspberry crumble cake

4.583335

(3 ratings)

Easy to make and full of juicy fruit, this cake can be served at teatime or as a pudding, the perfect finish to Sunday lunch
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Toffee apple cake

5

(6 ratings)

This showstopping bake is a celebration of classic apple desserts with spiced sponge, vanilla icing and a sticky caramel apple filling
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • A challenge

Toffee apple & pecan cake

4.82143

(14 ratings)

Apples and caramel are a heavenly duo. This nutty sandwich loaf cake with buttercream frosting and caramel drizzle fits the bill nicely
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Oaty plum gingerbread slice

3.57143

(7 ratings)

A rustic traybake for any time of day. Try a square at coffee break, or with a jug of steaming custard after dinner.
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Dorset apple cake

4.59091

(33 ratings)

Edd Kimber creates a rustic bake with chunks of sweet fruit and a crunchy demerara sugar topping
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Gingery plum cake

4.95

(20 ratings)

Serve this hearty fruit sponge with a dollop of something creamy- it would also work with raspberries instead of plums
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Country apple cake

4.15

(15 ratings)

Good Food reader, Magdalena Duggan, shares her grandmother's spiced chocolate sponge packed with fruit from the garden
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate & pear cake

3.916665

(6 ratings)

A decadent sponge with moist pears and crunchy nuts, topped with a soured cream and dark chocolate frosting
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Spiced toffee apple cake

4.49219

(32 ratings)

Try a twist on traditional toffee apples - sugared, spiced and very very nice!
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Anjou pear cake

4.647725

(44 ratings)

This fruity cake is at its best when made with melting, buttery pears
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Plum, hazelnut & chocolate cake

4.63095

(42 ratings)

Plums, chocolate and hazelnut - this is a cake that really celebrates the season. Enjoy a slice with your mid-morning coffee or serve it warm for dessert
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort