Pudsey biscuits

Children in Need cake recipes

Need inspiration for your bake sale? BBC Children in Need and Good Food have picked their top Pudsey-approved recipes – guaranteed to sell like hot cakes...

27 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for a bake sale, kid's party or sweet afternoon snack, these iced cupcakes are the simplest sponges around and can be decorated as you like

37 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Cute cupcakes decorated by Gordon Ramsay, John Torode, James Martin and Jane Asher - make a batch to raise money for a good cause

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Bake a batch of our cute Pudsey bear biscuits for BBC Children in Need. They're easy to make and kids will love getting creative with the decoration

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake these cute cakes, designed by Gary Rhodes, Angela Hartnett, Ainsley Harriott and Anjum Anand, to sell in aid of Children in Need

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Have fun trying out cupcakes designed by top chefs Michel Roux Jr, Jean-Christophe Novelli and Marcus Wareing and sell them for charity

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
22 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

An easy chocolate fridge cake with biscuits, marshmallows and nuts that's quick to prepare and great for bake sales and afternoon tea breaks

20 mins
Easy
227 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Take indulgent, fudgy chocolate brownies to the next level with a layer of salted caramel running through the centre of each bite.

50 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This American-style chocolate traybake is super-easy, can be prepared in advance and cuts into even portions. It's perfect for birthday parties or bake sales

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
250 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

If you know someone who likes bakewell tart, then they will just love this cake – it’s full of almond flavour and sandwiched with cherry jam

45 mins
Easy
32 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Bake our easy white chocolate traybake with creamy icing and get creative with toppings. These bite-sized cakes are ideal for sharing or bake sales

50 mins
Easy
44 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These sweet banana cakes are lovely and simple to make for a bake sale or children's party

1 hr
Easy
26 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
131 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Learn how to make classic chocolate chip cookies and enjoy them still warm from the oven. Perfect for a bake sale or with your afternoon tea.

32 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A moist sponge made from banana, apple, carrots and mango, topped with a fruity cream cheese frosting

1 hr
Easy
98 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The classic combo is made extra sumptuous with mascarpone frosting - a traditional sponge for cake sales and parties

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
6 ratings 2.2 out of 5 star rating

Top rich chocolate biscuits with candied orange peel to make these moreish bites. They make a great edible gift for Christmas 

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
187 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use storecupboard ingredients to make these moreish chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits. They make the perfect partner to a coffee as an afternoon treat

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Ferrero Rocher chocolates make an indulgent finishing touch to these fudgy chocolate brownie squares studded with chopped nuts

1 hr
Easy
28 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Lemon and poppyseed cake is a baking classic, packed with zesty flavours and drenched in icing for the ultimate treat alongside a cuppa

1 hr
Easy
61 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Keep these five ingredients in your storecupboard so you can whip up a tasty traybake when friends drop by unexpectedly

30 mins
Easy
52 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Deeply rich and decadent, this dairy and egg-free chocolate bake makes an indulgent vegan treat

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegan
35 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Forget the carrot cake, this light, moist courgette cake is packed with flavour and it goes perfectly with a cup of tea

1 hr
Easy
91 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These bright and fun cupcakes are perfect for kids' parties

1 hr
Easy
274 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This crowd-pleasing recipe turns the ultimate afternoon tea favourite into delightful cupcakes

50 mins
Easy
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