Bakewell tarts

Easy baking recipes

57 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.

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

4.759035

(83 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

4.608695

(23 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

3.6

(5 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

4.235295

(17 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

3.666665

(9 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

4.4

(25 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

4.53846

(13 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

3.615385

(13 ratings)

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

Lighter gingerbread

4.727275

(11 ratings)

This dark and sticky ginger cake is made healthier with naturally sweet dates, buttermilk and plenty of cinnamon and fresh ginger
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Lemon & ginger shortbread

4.454545

(22 ratings)

This zesty teatime shortbread from BBC Good Food reader Jo Foster has a beautiful crumbly texture, plus zingy lemon and warming ginger flavour
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Cinnamon apple pecan pudding

4.5625

(16 ratings)

It may taste indulgent, but this low-sugar fruity bake is sweetened with xylitol and topped with crunchy pecans
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Salted caramel brownies

4.67757

(214 ratings)

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

Cinnamon cashew flapjacks

4.29412

(17 ratings)

Whip up a batch of these chewy, oaty flapjacks, packed with nuts, seeds and desiccated coconut - perfect as a afternoon pick-me-up
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Malty choc chip cookies

3.875

(16 ratings)

Try these easy, chewy chocolate chip cookies with malted milk - pop in the biscuit tin or cookie jar for up to 5 days
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Cherry bakewell cake

4.8

(240 ratings)

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

Easy apple fruit cake

4.670215

(94 ratings)

This cake has all the flavours of Christmas, but won't take ages to make - you can decorate it any way you like. Ideal for a wedding cake too
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Double chocolate loaf cake

4.75397

(252 ratings)

Chocolate and cake are two of our favourite things, so what's not to love about this indulgent cake?
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Walnut, date & honey cake

4.26437

(87 ratings)

A tea-time treat - packed with sweet honey. A great way to use up those ripe bananas too
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Summer fruit drizzle cake

4.683335

(120 ratings)

Sarah Cook’s scrummy cake is really easy and versatile – use whatever fruit you like, and you’ll make it again and again...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Almond raisin cake with sherry

4.466665

(15 ratings)

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

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