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Bonfire Night cake recipes

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Celebrate Bonfire Night with a dazzling display of baked goods to snack on during the fireworks. Choose from sticky toffee apple cakes, ginger parkin and more.

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  • Toasted marshmallow & ginger cake

    Toasted marshmallow & ginger cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    Decorative Italian meringue masks a spicy, moist ginger cake layered with ginger buttercream- an amazing bake!

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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!

  • Fudgy dark chocolate cake

    Fudgy dark chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.65 ratings

    Fudgy dark chocolate sponge, the perfect party cake, afternoon-tea cake or any-excuse cake

  • 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

  • Triple ginger & spice cake

    Triple ginger & spice cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.82 ratings

    If you're looking for a slice with spice, try this deliciously moist and sticky ginger cake

  • Parkin

    Parkin

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.65 ratings

    Parkin is a traditional ginger cake from Northern England flavoured with syrupy molasses, oatmeal and warm spices. A lovely teatime treat!

  • Campfire cupcakes

    Campfire cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.35 ratings

    A make-ahead treat, these will take you back to toasting marshmallows around an open fire

  • Cappuccino cake

    Cappuccino cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.164 ratings

    If you've offered to bake a treat for a stall or your local coffee morning then this cake stall classic is just the thing

  • Utterly nutterly caramel layer cake

    Utterly nutterly caramel layer cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    The toffee nut topping gives this sponge the edge- we used Brazil nuts, hazelnut, pecans and almonds

  • Pecan toffee cake

    Pecan toffee cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.61 ratings

    Indulge in this gorgeously nutty cake for dessert, then serve the leftovers as you would Christmas cake to whoever pops by

  • Squidgy pumpkin & ginger loaf

    Squidgy pumpkin & ginger loaf

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.11 ratings

    Use up your Halloween pumpkin leftovers in this dense, sticky loaf cake which pairs the sweet earthiness of squash with warming ginger

  • Sticky toffee banoffee cake

    Sticky toffee banoffee cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.41 ratings

    Sticky toffee banoffee, a variation on the classic Victoria sponge theme, perfect for birthdays and special occasion cakes

  • Brownies being held up on a plate

    Best ever chocolate brownies recipe

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.2354 ratings

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

  • apple traybake with a pink bowl

    Dorset apple traybake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.367 ratings

    Simple-to-make apple cake that can be cut into bars or squares for a teatime treat

  • Chocolate brownie cake

    Chocolate brownie cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.513 ratings

    Get kids cooking at the weekend by baking this yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought

  • Sticky pear & ginger cake

    Sticky pear & ginger cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.39 ratings

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

  • Loaf cake on board sliced with toffee and cream

    Sticky banoffee loaf with toffee sauce

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.9 ratings

    Bake a mash-up of sticky toffee pudding and banana loaf. Leftover cake will keep for a few days and is great with a cuppa – and the sauce is delicious with ice cream

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