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Easy cake recipes

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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!

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  • Easy caramel cake served on a cake stand

    Easy caramel cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.60 ratings

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

  • Chocolate cake with slice cut on cake stand

    Easy chocolate fudge cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.850 ratings

    Need a guaranteed crowd-pleasing cake that's easy to make? This super-squidgy chocolate fudge cake with smooth icing is an instant baking win

  • Lemon layer cake with soft cheese icing on a cake stand

    Easy lemon layer cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.21 ratings

    Indulge in a slice of lemon cake for afternoon tea. With lovely light sponge layers, a citrus zing offsets the rich and creamy soft cheese icing

  • Ginger & white chocolate cake served on a cake stand

    Ginger & white chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.21 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

  • 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

  • Strawberry cake

    Strawberry cake

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.21 ratings

    Make the most of strawberry season with our strawberry cake, with light sponge, jam and soft cheese icing. It makes a fabulous centrepiece dessert

  • Spiced hummingbird cake served on a cake stand

    Spiced hummingbird cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.14 ratings

    This showstopping celebration cake tastes of summer, with pineapple and banana flavours, tangy cream cheese frosting and delicate edible flowers

  • Squares of chocolate fridge cake extraordinaire and a palette knife

    Chocolate fridge cake

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • 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

  • Vanilla pound cake cut into slices

    Easy pound cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.26 ratings

    Bring a smile to your friends and family with a slice of our vanilla pound cake. It's the perfect partner to a cuppa for elevenses or afternoon tea

  • Carrot cake served on a cake stand

    Easy carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.318 ratings

    Top this classic carrot cake with moreish icing and chopped walnuts or pecans. Serve as a sweet treat with a cup of tea any time of the day.

  • Lemon drizzle cake loaf on a pretty platter

    Lemon drizzle cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.2595 ratings

    It's difficult not to demolish this classic lemon drizzle in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?

  • Ultimate chocolate cake topped with chocolate curls

    Ultimate chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1367 ratings

    Indulge yourself with this ultimate chocolate cake recipe that is beautifully moist, rich and fudgy. Perfect for a celebration or an afternoon tea

  • Slices of yummy scrummy carrot cake on brown baking paper

    Carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1189 ratings

    Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day

  • Raspberry bakewell cake

    Raspberry bakewell cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.672 ratings

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

  • Lemon curd & orange cake cut into slices

    Lemon curd & orange cake

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.25 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

  • Victoria sponge cake on a plate with a slice cut out

    Classic Victoria sandwich recipe

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.954 ratings

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

  • Chocolate brownie cake

    Chocolate brownie cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.512 ratings

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

  • Carrot & cream cheese cupcakes

    Carrot cake cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.300 ratings

    This crowd-pleasing recipe turns an afternoon tea classic into dainty cupcakes. Top mini carrot cakes with a generous layer of soft cheese frosting, then enjoy with a cuppa.

  • Easy vanilla cake

    Easy vanilla cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.201 ratings

    A moist cake drenched with vanilla syrup. Use as the basis for a range of fabulous celebration cakes

  • Sliced banana bread topped with drizzle and banana chips on a serving plate

    Brilliant banana loaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.1585 ratings

    A cross between banana bread and a drizzle cake, this easy banana loaf recipe is a quick bake that can be frozen. It's great for using up overripe bananas, too.

  • Cherry bakewell cake

    Cherry bakewell cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.265 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

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