Bakewell tarts

Easy baking 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.

89 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A tea-time treat - packed with sweet honey. A great way to use up those ripe bananas too

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
125 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sarah Cook’s scrummy cake is really easy and versatile – use whatever fruit you like, and you’ll make it again and again

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

Forget the tea and cake here and serve this with a glass of sherry. For the best result make this the day before so the flavours can infuse

45 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Capture the essence of summer in this simple elderflower loaf cake with a crunchy drizzle. This easy bake is great for sharing

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
30 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

The perfect summer pud for a lunch party, or treat with afternoon tea

40 mins
Easy
99 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

If you’re looking for a treat for afternoon tea, or something to make for a cake sale, try this crunchy-topped traybake

50 mins
Easy
78 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This easy-to-make bake will keep somewhere cool in an airtight tin for up to two days

45 mins
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
63 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Retro favourite coffee and walnut cake in a cupcake version, with a choice of luxurious mascarpone topping or classic buttercream

30 mins
Easy
51 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These light cakes are perfect for freezing – they just need a quick blast in the microwave to bring them back to life

40 mins
Easy
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