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Cheap baking recipes

Cakes, bakes, puddings and pies needn't cost the earth. Our budget baking recipes will help save the pennies.

18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Steam a traditional fruity sponge pudding with suet, citrus zest and currants then serve in thick slices with hot custard

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
57 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A chewy, oaty tray bake with sticky dates and apples - bound to be a big hit.

55 mins
Easy
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4 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

These sweet, nutty, spiced biscuits can be served after dinner, or packaged up as gifts for family and friends

45 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Good Food reader, Magdalena Duggan, shares her grandmother's spiced chocolate sponge packed with fruit from the garden

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
883 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
35 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These craggy individual cupcakes are filled with oats, citrus and a melting middle - they're low-fat too

25 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Delicately spiced biscuits with a moreish crunch, these West Country snaps are perfect for fairs and bake sales

20 mins
Easy
34 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

3 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
132 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Kids can help with this super-simple bread recipe. Use whichever flour you like, granary, wholemeal or white

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
832 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
33 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Hidden rice puffs give reader Pamela Johnson's butterscotch chocolate chip biscuits a good crunch

30 mins
Easy
58 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Our easy, traditional rock cake recipe is the ideal afternoon treat. These simple fruit buns are a great storecupboard bake that everyone will enjoy

40 mins
Easy
106 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A chocolate chip cookie and custard cream in one - super-simple and they'll keep in the biscuit tin for a fortnight

30 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Edd Kimber creates a version of these German spiced cookies- they're chewy, crisp and similar to an almond macaroon

45 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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