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Autumn cake recipes

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

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  • Fig sponge pudding served in a baking dish

    Fig sponge pudding

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Sponge pudding gets taken up a level with the addition of delicious baked figs and thyme, resulting in a seriously comforting wintry dessert. Serve warm with cream, ice cream or Greek yogurt

  • Dorset apple cake

    Dorset apple cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.198 ratings

    Edd Kimber creates a rustic bake with chunks of sweet apple and a crunchy demerara sugar topping.

  • A silver plate serving blackberry baba with spiced cream

    Blackberry baba with spiced cream

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Take a fruity sponge cake to the next level with this fabulous blackberry baba. It makes the perfect centerpiece dessert for any dinner table

  • Spiced toffee apple cake

    Spiced toffee apple cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.44 ratings

    Try a twist on traditional toffee apples - sugared, spiced and very very nice!

  • Plum, hazelnut & chocolate cake

    Plum, hazelnut & chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.53 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

  • Caramel pear blondies cut into squares

    Caramel pear blondies

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.18 ratings

    Bake these caramel pear blondies for an indulgent teatime treat. With a biscuity flavour that comes from browning the butter, they're moreish and chewy

  • Jammy blackberry & almond crumble cake cut into squares

    Jammy blackberry & almond crumble cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Enjoy these blackberry and almond cake slices for afternoon tea, or as dessert served with vanilla ice cream. They're made with fresh blackberries and jam

  • Pumpkin & caramel corner-cutting cake 2016

    Pumpkin & caramel cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    This cake uses a few shortcuts but the final result is a deliciously impressive dulce de leche and pumpkin spice-filled sponge

  • Apple crumble & custard cupcakes

    Apple crumble & custard cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    These extra-special cupcakes taste just like traditional crumble and custard - top with cream icing and apple-shaped biscuits

  • Vegan ginger loaf cake with a slice cut out

    Vegan ginger loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Get set for autumn with this iced and spiced ginger loaf cake. It's a real treat, whether you’re vegan or not

  • Sticky ginger parkin served in a skillet

    Sticky ginger skillet parkin

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Try this one-pan pud/cake hybrid as an easy dessert for Bonfire Night, Halloween or cooler nights. Served straight from the oven, it’s perfect with custard

  • A collection of pumpkin spice cupcakes

    Pumpkin spice cupcakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Rustle up a batch of these moreish pumpkin spice cupcakes as a treat in the autumn. Top with cream cheese icing and dust with extra pumpkin spice

  • Halloween pumpkin cake

    Halloween pumpkin cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.195 ratings

    Like carrot cake? Then try using up your leftover pumpkin in this clever traybake for Halloween

  • Mocha & hazelnut cake served on a cake stand

    Mocha & hazelnut cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

    Combine the holy trinity of chocolate, coffee and hazelnut for a blissfully indulgent cake. It makes the perfect centrepiece dessert at a family dinner

  • Toffee apple cake

    Toffee apple cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    This showstopping bake is a celebration of classic apple desserts with spiced sponge, vanilla icing and a sticky caramel apple filling

  • Sticky pear & ginger cake

    Sticky pear & ginger cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 ratings

    This is a cross between a sticky toffee pudding and a ginger cake. Serve warm with ice cream or cream as a dessert

  • Vegan apple cake with two slices removed on plates

    Vegan apple cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make this apple and almond cake to fill your cake tin. It's an ideal treat for anyone following a dairy-free or vegan diet, and is delicious for afternoon tea with a cuppa

  • Pear, hazelnut & chocolate cake

    Pear, hazelnut & chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.102 ratings

    Moist, fruity pear, hazelnut and chocolate cake - try it warm with cream as a teatime treat

  • Toffee apple & pecan cake

    Toffee apple & pecan cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.23 ratings

    Apples and caramel are a heavenly duo. This nutty sandwich loaf cake with buttercream frosting and caramel drizzle fits the bill nicely

  • Oaty plum gingerbread slice

    Oaty plum gingerbread slice

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

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

  • Cobnut cake 2016

    Cobnut & apple loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    This loaf cake is simple and seasonal, using fresh autumnal cobnuts and apples, topped with dreamy dulce de leche

  • Gingery plum cake

    Plum cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.53 ratings

    Serve this hearty fruit sponge with a dollop of something creamy- it would also work with raspberries instead of plums

  • Sticky ginger lemon drizzle cake

    Sticky ginger lemon drizzle cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.51 ratings

    Adapt one of our highest-rated cakes with tangy ginger, cream cheese frosting and citrus curd

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