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

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  • A wire tray serving bakewell tarts

    Bakewell tarts

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.52 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

  • A lemon & buttermilk pound cake with the first slice cut

    Lemon & buttermilk pound cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.44 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

  • Ginger & white chocolate cake served on a cake stand

    Ginger & white chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.22 ratings

    Bake our sticky ginger cake in a bundt tin for the wow factor. Spiced with stem ginger and decorated with white chocolate icing, it's a real crowd pleaser

  • Easy blondies in squares

    Easy blondies

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    Whip up these easy blondies with moreish chunks of white chocolate dotted throughout. These gooey, golden squares are the perfect accompaniment to a cup of tea or coffee

  • Peanut butter & jam flapjacks served on a wooden chopping board

    Peanut butter & jam flapjacks

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.29 ratings

    Flavour flapjacks with the classic American combo of salty peanut butter and fruity jam for a fun PB&J version. Use any variety of jam you like

  • Chocolate chip traybake cut into squares

    Chocolate chip traybake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.32 ratings

    Bake these chocolate chip squares for the family. Easy to make, this traybake is ideal for cooking (and eating!) with kids

  • Chocolate cake with decorations and sprinkles

    Chocolate traybake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.28 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

  • Pink marble sandwich cake served on a blue plate

    Pink marble sandwich cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.10 ratings

    Please the whole family with this fun pink marble sandwich cake. It's surprisingly easy to make – ideal for baking with children

  • Butterfly cupcakes with jam and cream

    Butterfly cakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.44 ratings

    Treat family and friends to pretty butterfly cupcakes. Ours easy buns are topped with a light vanilla buttercream, jam and sprinkles, but you can decorate any way you like

  • A stack of white chocolate cookies

    White chocolate cookies

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Bake a batch of these soft American-style cookies, studded with chunks of white chocolate. Leave to cool or eat slightly warm with a scoop of ice cream

  • Chocolate crunch squares

    Chocolate crunch

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 ratings

    Indulge in these chocolate crunch squares whenever you need a sweet treat. They're lovely with a cup of tea or coffee

  • Coffee walnut millionaire's shortbread cut into squares

    Coffee walnut millionaire's shortbread

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.9 ratings

    Combine millionaire's shortbread with classic coffee and walnut flavours in this delicious bake. It's the perfect partner to a cup of tea for elevenses, or for a special occasion like Mother's Day

  • Lemon curd & orange cake cut into slices

    Lemon curd & orange cake

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.26 ratings

    Enjoy a slice of lemon curd and orange cake for elevenses or afternoon tea. Top with flaked almonds and lemon zest and serve with a cuppa

  • A selection of chocolate peppermint mini rolls alongside a spoon covered in chocolate

    Chocolate peppermint mini rolls

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 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

  • Chocolate muffins served on a wire rack

    Chocolate muffins

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.150 ratings

    Make chocolate muffins as a weekend baking project with the kids. These family-friendly bites are perfect with a cuppa, and you can double up on the chocolate by adding choc chips, if you want

  • A sangria cake garnished with cherries, strawberries and orange segments

    Sangria cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.8 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

  • Chocolate concrete squares

    Chocolate concrete with caramel sauce

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.7 ratings

    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

  • Chocolate fairy cakes in cake cases

    Chocolate fairy cakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Conjure smiles from family and friends with easy chocolate fairy cakes – they have a lovely light sponge and buttery icing

  • Lemon curd, mascarpone & passion fruit tart served on a board

    Lemon curd, mascarpone & passion fruit tart

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Serve this vibrant lemon curd and passion fruit tart as an easy dessert or sweet treat. Its tropical flavours make it perfect for summer

  • Lamingtons on a wire rack

    Lamingtons

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Enjoy a lamington with a hot cup of tea. This traditional Australian bake is filled with cream and jam, coated in a chocolate icing and rolled in coconut

  • One red velvet cupcake with buttercream icing piped on the top

    Red velvet cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.48 ratings

    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

  • A chorizo & manchego scone on a floured surface

    Chorizo & manchego scones

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.26 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

  • Classic cheese scones served on a wire rack with butter alongside

    Classic cheese scones

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.281 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

  • Blueberry & orange traybake pancake cut into slices

    Blueberry & orange traybake pancake

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.22 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

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