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85 Recipes

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

Treat your tastebuds to even more spectacular sweets with our top easy baking recipes, our favourite classic cake recipes and our ultimate collection of cookie recipes.

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

    Banana bread

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.1648 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 5.1082 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 4.2 out of 5.31 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 5.2429 ratings

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

  • Triple chocolate & peanut butter layer cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.28 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

  • Luscious lemon baked cheesecake

    Luscious lemon baked cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.234 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 4.7 out of 5.3 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 with icing and maraschino cherries

    Belgian buns

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.35 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

  • Salted caramel cupcakes on a plate

    Salted caramel cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    Treat yourself to these easy cupcakes with a caramel-flavoured sponge and salted caramel topping. Perfect for afternoon tea

  • A selection of rhubarb & custard sandwich biscuits

    Rhubarb & custard sandwich biscuits

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.11 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 4 out of 5.52 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

  • Next level cinnamon rolls drizzled with icing

    Cinnamon rolls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.16 ratings

    Make our ultimate classic cinnamon rolls with cream cheese icing to satisfy your sweet tooth. Prepare the day before for warm, sticky buns for breakfast

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

    Chocolate & raspberry birthday layer cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.79 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 5.36 ratings

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

  • Chocolate Swiss roll cut into slices

    Chocolate Swiss roll

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.8 ratings

    This nostalgic dessert can be made a day ahead. Fill with a vanilla cream, dust with icing sugar to finish and serve in slices

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

    Classic Victoria sandwich recipe

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.997 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 5.102 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 5.159 ratings

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

  • Coconut cookies on a board

    Coconut cookies

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Make these coconut cookies for the perfect pick-me-up. They're coated in luxurious dark chocolate and toasted coconut sprinkles

  • Scones with jam & clotted cream on a plate

    Classic scones with jam & clotted cream

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.1289 ratings

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

  • Classic white loaf on a board with butter

    Classic white loaf

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Begin your bread-baking journey with this simple white loaf – once you’ve conquered this, you’ll be able to move on to more advanced recipes

  • 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

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