Loaf cake covered in toasted marshmallow icing, topped with sparklers

Bonfire Night cake recipes

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.

10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 10 mins
A challenge
51 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Adapt one of our highest-rated cakes with tangy ginger, cream cheese frosting and citrus curd

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
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15 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This showstopping bake is a celebration of classic apple desserts with spiced sponge, vanilla icing and a sticky caramel apple filling

1 hr and 35 mins
A challenge
355 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Try this moist and gooey stem ginger cake

1 hr
Easy
44 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Try a twist on traditional toffee apples - sugared, spiced and very very nice!

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
64 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Apples and caramel are a heavenly duo. This nutty sandwich loaf cake with buttercream frosting and caramel drizzle fits the bill nicely

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
76 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
55 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
162 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
More effort
60 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
2,200 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
More effort
344 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
508 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
9 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
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