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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.

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  • Triple chocolate & peanut butter layer cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.22 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

  • Sliced banana bread topped with drizzle and banana chips on a serving plate

    Brilliant banana loaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.1580 ratings

    A cross between banana bread and a drizzle cake, this easy banana loaf recipe is a quick bake that can be frozen. It's great for using up overripe bananas, too.

  • Chocolate chip cookies on a plate with a small glass bottle of milk

    Vintage chocolate chip cookies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.1029 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

  • Bakewell tart with two slices cut out

    Bakewell tart

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.26 ratings

    Who doesn’t love a bakewell tart packed with raspberries and almonds? Serve the classic English dessert with a dollop of cream or warm custard

  • Brownies being held up on a plate

    Best ever chocolate brownies recipe

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.2315 ratings

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

  • Luscious lemon baked cheesecake

    Luscious lemon baked cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.226 ratings

    A simple but very impressive pud, light enough to have a slice to finish a big meal

  • A selection of yellow, purple and pink iced buns filled with cream & jam

    Iced buns with cream & jam

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make our iced buns for an afternoon tea party or bake sale. Learn how to pipe cream and shape dough using our step-by-step guide to make these extra special

  • Tropical upside-down cake served on a square plate

    Tropical upside-down cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 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

  • Belgian buns on a wire tray

    Belgian buns

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.27 ratings

    Indulge in these moreish Belgian buns as an afternoon treat with a cup of tea. They're filled with lemon curd and topped with icing and a glacé cherry

  • A selection of rhubarb & custard sandwich biscuits

    Rhubarb & custard sandwich biscuits

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Combine two retro treats in one delicious bite. These rhubarb and custard biscuits have a jammy centre, to bring a touch of nostalgia to an afternoon tea or bake sale

  • One red velvet cupcake with buttercream icing piped on the top

    Red velvet cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.48 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

  • Chocolate & raspberry birthday layer cake served on a cake stand

    Chocolate & raspberry birthday layer cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.70 ratings

    Who could resist our chocolate and raspberry cake? Like a Victoria sponge but better, try budget-friendly frozen raspberries for the cream

  • Sticky toffee banana bread cut into slices

    Sticky toffee banana bread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.33 ratings

    Use up overripe bananas to make this sticky toffee banana loaf. It’s even more indulgent with the toffee sauce and nut brittle

  • Victoria sponge cake on a plate with a slice cut out

    Classic Victoria sandwich recipe

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.953 ratings

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

  • Raspberry honey flapjacks cut into slices

    Raspberry honey flapjacks

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.92 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

  • Doughnut muffins

    Doughnut muffins

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.154 ratings

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

  • Chocolate muffins served on a wire rack

    Chocolate muffins

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.150 ratings

    Make chocolate muffins as a weekend baking project with the kids. These family-friendly bites are perfect with a cuppa, and you can double up on the chocolate by adding choc chips, if you want

  • Scones with jam & clotted cream on a plate

    Classic scones with jam & clotted cream

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.1228 ratings

    You can have a batch of scones on the table in 20 minutes with Jane Hornby's storecupboard recipe, perfect for unexpected guests

  • Millionaire's chocolate tart

    Millionaire's chocolate tart

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.63 ratings

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

  • Spiced honey drizzle cake cut into slices

    Spiced honey drizzle cake

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.46 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

  • Easy-bake bread

    Easy-bake bread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.43 ratings

    Baking homemade bread needn't be difficult – this recipe is easy to follow

  • Cardamom buns

    Cardamom buns

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    This spiced Swedish bun has an intense floral perfume from cardamom seeds, which works its way into the dough during cooking

  • Raspberry bakewell cake

    Raspberry bakewell cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.671 ratings

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

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