Sangria cake on a plate, topped with summer fruits

Easy cake recipes

62 Recipes

Baking doesn't need to be hard. Try our easy recipes for fuss-free treats like chocolate cake, lemon drizzle, sangria sponge and even an easy wedding cake!

Sangria cake

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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 fridge cake

5

(1 rating)

Sophisticated and intensely chocolatey with a hit of juicy raisins and crunchy biscuit pieces, serve this decadent chocolate fridge cake as a teatime treat
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Lemon & buttermilk pound cake

4.375

(2 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

Neapolitan cupcakes

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These easy chocolate chip, vanilla and pale pink buttercream cupcakes mimic Neapolitan ice cream and are perfect for a little treat at a picnic
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Easiest-ever wedding cake

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Take the stress out of the big day with a wedding cake that bakes all at once from one easy mix. You can choose the decoration to suit your taste
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Lemon drizzle cake

4.683845

(1504 ratings)

It's difficult not to demolish this classic by Tana Ramsay in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Ultimate chocolate cake

4.68583

(1009 ratings)

Indulge yourself with this heavenly chocolate cake recipe that is beautifully moist, rich and fudgy. Perfect for a celebration or an afternoon tea
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Yummy scrummy carrot cake

4.673545

(824 ratings)

Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this dairy-free carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Raspberry Bakewell cake

4.813435

(402 ratings)

This simple almondy cake is a great way of using up pick-your-own raspberries
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Classic Victoria sandwich recipe

4.57717

(392 ratings)

The perfect party cake, a Victoria sponge is a traditional bake everyone will love. Makes an easy wedding cake too
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate brownie cake

4.55854

(363 ratings)

Get kids cooking at the weekend by baking this yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate marble cake

4.719315

(277 ratings)

Marble cake is a classic childhood cooking memory. Whether using lurid colours for a psychedelic finish, or just chocolate and vanilla, it's a teatime treat...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Easy vanilla cake

4.63669

(139 ratings)

A moist cake drenched with vanilla syrup. Use as the basis for a range of fabulous celebration cakes
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Brilliant banana loaf recipe

4.292375

(236 ratings)

A cross between banana bread and a drizzle cake, this easy banana loaf recipe is a quick bake that can be frozen and is great for using up overripe bananas
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Pineapple upside-down cake

4.693005

(193 ratings)

Retro rocks. This classic pineapple upside-down cake makes a fun centre piece for afternoon tea and brings back many childhood memories.
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Cherry Bakewell cake

4.7992

(188 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

Double chocolate loaf cake

4.71557

(167 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

Pineapple passion bundt

5

(1 rating)

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

Fairy cakes

3.75

(1 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

Snappy dinosaur cake

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This show-stopping party cake is deceptively easy to make and looks really professional. Ideal for kid's birthdays, try this colourful decorated vanilla sponge with bite...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Vegan carrot cake

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(2 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

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