Bakewell tarts

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46 Recipes

Bake for relaxation with our enticingly simple recipes for foolproof sponge cakes, cupcakes, traybakes and biscuits. Ideal for an afternoon tea or cake sale.

Bakewell tarts

4.238095

(21 ratings)

Use shop-bought pastry to make our easy Bakewell tarts. Simply layer jam, frangipane and icing inside a shortcrust case for a nostalgic teatime treat
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lemon & buttermilk pound cake

4.35294

(17 ratings)

This buttermilk pound cake has a dense, moist crumb and bags of lemon flavour to cut through the richness. Make it for afternoon tea or for a summer picnic
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate traybake

4.5

(4 ratings)

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

Chocolate peppermint mini rolls

4

(2 ratings)

If you're out to impress at a coffee morning, try these easy chocolate mini rolls. The buttercream contains peppermint extract for a real flavour punch...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sangria cake

5

(3 ratings)

Sangria is transformed into a deliciously decadent cake in this recipe, boasting all the summer fruit and red wine flavours of the classic Spanish cocktail
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate concrete with caramel sauce

5

(1 rating)

Update a classic school-dinner recipe by using caramel sauce instead of pink custard to serve alongside chocolate squares. Kids (and big kids) will love it
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chorizo & manchego scones

4.77778

(9 ratings)

Try these moreish savoury scones studded with chorizo and manchego and peppered with paprika. They're perfect as a snack, for teatime or for summer picnics...
  • 34 mins
  • Easy

Classic cheese scones

0

(0 ratings)

Indulge in some cheese scones for afternoon tea or as part of a picnic. They're also great served alongside soups and you can freeze them for later use...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Blueberry & orange traybake pancake

4.5

(2 ratings)

Serve this blueberry and orange traybake pancake at the end of a family dinner for a crowd-pleasing dessert. Swap the blueberries for raspberries, if you like
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Giant cookie

4.357145

(14 ratings)

Get baking with the kids who'll love this giant cookie that they can adapt with their favourite treats like marshmallows, pretzels, nuts, toffee or fudge...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Pineapple passion bundt

4

(4 ratings)

Impress friends and family with this vibrant pineapple and passionfruit cake, perfect as a mid morning treat or as a centrepiece dessert
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Vegan carrot cake

4.63158

(19 ratings)

Give free-from baking a go with this easy vegan sandwich cake – an indulgent carrot cake with coconut and cashew icing that everyone will want another slice of...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Flaouna-style hot cross buns

4

(1 rating)

A flaouna-style hot cross bun for a Cypriot twist on our favourite Easter bake. Add halloumi cheese and a sprinkling of sesame seeds for a flavour sensation
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gluten-free scones

0

(0 ratings)

Cater for guests intolerant to gluten with these easy scones. Add sultanas if you like and serve with oodles of jam and clotted cream
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Peach melba pop pies

5

(1 rating)

These easy peasy pies are stuffed with flavour and are great fun for little fingers to decorate
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Lemon drizzle slices

4.82353

(51 ratings)

A classic British cake from the Bake Off judge, Paul Hollywood's lemon drizzle is a simple traybake, made extra special with feather icing...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Easy caramel cake

3.75

(4 ratings)

Need to make a celebration cake at short notice? This foolproof, showstopping caramel cake uses storecupboard ingredients and is quick to whip up
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

PBJ Bakewell tart

3.5

(4 ratings)

We've taken everything we love about a Bakewell tart and added an American twist with peanut butter and jam or 'jelly' as they call it stateside!...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rhubarb buckle

4.142855

(14 ratings)

This vanilla and rhubarb buckle, a brighter cousin to the traditional American-style teatime cake, is perfect for the cold months when forced rhubarb shines
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Sweet potato, avocado & feta muffins

3.833335

(6 ratings)

Use super-ripe avocados in this savoury bake, topped with crumbly cheese, sweet potato chunks and a scattering of mixed seeds
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Coconut chai traybake

4.35

(20 ratings)

This simple traybake is inspired by one of our favourite brews - chai. Spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom, this moist coconut sponge is the perfect accompaniment to a cuppa
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Blueberry Bakewell muffins

4.454545

(11 ratings)

These easy blueberry muffins have a delightfully jammy centre and crunchy crumble topping - a tasty treat for teatime or packed lunch
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Hazelnut brownies

3.636365

(11 ratings)

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

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