If you enjoyed these easy cakes, why not step it up and try our classic cake recipes? If you have an alternative diet, don't fret, we have recipes suitable for all. Try our dairy-free cake recipes or gluten-free cake recipes if you're lactose intolerant or celiac.

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  • Easy caramel cake served on a cake stand

    Easy caramel cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.73 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 5.950 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 5.32 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

  • Carrot cake served on a white cake stand

    Easy carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.397 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.

  • Storecupboard chocolate hazelnut cake on a cake stand

    Storecupboard chocolate hazelnut cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Raid your storecupboard to make this lovely chocolate cake. Using ground hazelnuts delivers an incredible texture and flavour, or try almonds if you prefer

  • Chocolate & banana cake

    Chocolate & banana cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.277 ratings

    Just one look at this chocolate and banana treat is enough to know it won't stay in the cake tin for long

  • Ginger & white chocolate cake served on a cake stand

    Ginger & white chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.25 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

  • How to make a homemade piping bag

    How to make a piping bag

    Discover how to make a piping bag for cake decorating. This step-by-step video shows the simple technique of cutting and folding baking parchment to make a cone shape.

  • Spiced hummingbird cake served on a cake stand

    Spiced hummingbird cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.19 ratings

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Vanilla pound cake cut into slices

    Easy pound cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.31 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

  • Classic everyday fruitcake with a ribbon around it

    Classic everyday fruitcake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Use citrus juice to soak the fruit - instead of alcohol - in this lighter, family-friendly fruitcake. It can also work as an easy Christmas cake.

  • 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

  • Lemon drizzle cake loaf on a pretty platter

    Lemon drizzle cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.2712 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 5.1402 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 5.1217 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 5.705 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 3.8 out of 5.29 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

  • One Christmas chocolate & cranberry fridge cake

    Christmas chocolate & cranberry fridge cake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Feel free to add other bits to this Christmas pudding fridge cake, such as nuts or shop-bought chocolates. You could add a splash of your favourite tipple, too

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

    Classic Victoria sandwich recipe

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.1022 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 5.521 ratings

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

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