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78 Recipes

Discover our selection of all-time favourite bakes. Whether you fancy making bread, brownies, cookies, cakes or tarts, we've got the perfect recipe for every occasion.

Triple chocolate & peanut butter layer cake

5

(3 ratings)

Make a showstopping cake this Easter. Top chocolate sponge with peanut butter frosting, ganache drip, pretzel bark and chocolate eggs for a divine dessert
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Brilliant banana loaf

4.30643

(731 ratings)

A cross between banana bread and a drizzle cake, this easy banana loaf recipe is a quick bake that can be frozen and is great for using up overripe bananas
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Vintage chocolate chip cookies

4.762375

(505 ratings)

An easy chocolate chip cookie recipe for soft biscuits with a squidgy middle that will impress family and friends. Make plenty as they're sure to be a hit...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Best ever chocolate brownies recipe

4.838935

(1428 ratings)

A foolproof brownie recipe for a squidgy chocolate bake. Watch our recipe video to help you get a perfect traybake every time.
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Tropical upside-down cake

0

(0 ratings)

Update the retro upside-down cake with the sunny flavours of coconut, lime and a splash of coconut rum – it gives the cake a glorious boozy edge...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Red velvet cupcakes

4

(4 ratings)

Bake a batch of red velvet cupcakes as a treat. With chocolate sponge and a cream cheese topping, they're perfect for elevenses served with a cuppa...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Sticky toffee banana bread

0

(0 ratings)

Use up overripe bananas to make this sticky toffee banana loaf. It’s even more indulgent with the toffee sauce and nut brittle...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Classic Victoria sandwich recipe

4.64187

(578 ratings)

The perfect party cake, a Victoria sponge is a traditional bake everyone will love. Makes an easy wedding cake too
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Raspberry honey flapjacks

4.75862

(29 ratings)

Make these easy raspberry honey flapjacks using just five ingredients. Serve with a cuppa for a perfect mid-morning pick-me-up, or freeze for a later date
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Doughnut muffins

4.741935

(93 ratings)

These individual sugar-dipped cupcakes are baked not fried but taste just as delicious and are best straight from the oven
  • 38 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate muffins

3.61039

(77 ratings)

Make chocolate muffins as a weekend baking project with the kids. They're perfect with a cuppa, and you can double up on the chocolate by adding choc chips, if you want...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Millionaire's chocolate tart

4.839285

(56 ratings)

A dinner party version of teatime favourite, millionaire's shortbread. It's not too bitter, so the kids will love it too...
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

Spiced honey drizzle cake

3.57143

(7 ratings)

Enjoy this fabulous honey cake made with mixed spice and ginger and a lovely honey butter drizzle topping. It's ideal for afternoon tea or elevenses...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy-bake bread

4.61905

(21 ratings)

Baking homemade bread needn't be difficult - this recipe is easy to follow
  • 3 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy

Cardamom buns

4.416665

(12 ratings)

This spiced Swedish bun has an intense floral perfume from cardamom seeds, which works its way into the dough during cooking
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Raspberry bakewell cake

4.824665

(519 ratings)

This simple almondy cake is a great way of using up pick-your-own raspberries
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Carrot cake

4.681355

(976 ratings)

Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Lemon & poppyseed cupcakes

4.75

(284 ratings)

These zesty cupcakes look so gorgeous you won't want to eat them, but once you start you won't be able to stop...
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Mary Berry’s orange layer cake

4.4

(45 ratings)

The queen of baking, Mary Berry, creates a light and fruity citrus sponge with buttery frosting and a sugar glaze
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Lemon drizzle cake

4.691085

(1884 ratings)

It's difficult not to demolish this classic by Tana Ramsay in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Anzac biscuits

4.598085

(209 ratings)

These iconic biscuits were originally made to send to the ANZACs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) serving in Gallipoli
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

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