Fig sponge traybake topped with baked figs and thyme

Autumn cake recipes

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

38 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This easy all-in-one cake is perfect if you've got friends coming for coffee or afternoon tea

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
74 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This fruity cake is at its best when made with melting, buttery pears

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
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5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

This easy and comforting pud is the perfect way to round off a family lunch

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
38 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A moist fruit sponge, packed with the best seasonal produce with a touch of almond and cinnamon too

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Try a twist on layered sponge cake with blackberries, zesty oranges and marmalade in place of your usual filling. Pipe the topping for a professional look

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A decadent sponge with moist pears and crunchy nuts, topped with a soured cream and dark chocolate frosting

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 45 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These luxurious bars are based on a classic flourless cake, so they're rich and light in equal measure

55 mins
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