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 5.89 ratings

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

  • Iced lemon cake on a wire rack next to a knife

    Gluten-free lemon cake

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Showcase zesty lemon flavour in this gluten-free lemon cake – it's simple to bake and best enjoyed with an afternoon cuppa

  • Keto chocolate cake cut into slices

    ExclusiveKeto chocolate cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Try our keto version of a classic chocolate cake. To keep the carbohydrate levels low, the recipe uses xylitol, almond flour and cacao powder

  • Chocolate cake with slice cut on cake stand

    Easy chocolate fudge cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1030 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

  • Air-fryer victoria sponge cake on a cake stand

    Air-fryer sponge cake

    A star rating of 2 out of 5.1 rating

    Swap out blackberries for any seasonal fruit to make the filling for our air-fryer victoria sponge cake. You can also keep it simple with cream and jam

  • Spiced apple cider cake on a cake stand

    Spiced apple cider cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.8 ratings

    Add allspice, cloves and nutmeg to this apple cider cake for some autumnal warmth. Bramley apples are added to the sponge mix, and it's topped with crunchy pecans

  • Financiers served alongside a cup of tea

    Financiers

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Treat family and friends to these miniature French almond cakes for afternoon tea, or take along to a coffee morning. Browning the butter adds extra nuttiness

  • Marmalade cake cut into slices

    Marmalade cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Use up any marmalade you have to make this sunny bake, perhaps with some ice cream alongside it

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

    Easy lemon layer cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.53 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 4.4 out of 5.488 ratings

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

  • Chocolate stout cake on a cake stand

    Chocolate stout cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Bake this cake with stout to enhance the flavour of the chocolate sponge. It's made with soured cream and finished with a creamy cheese frosting to add a tangy note

  • Storecupboard chocolate hazelnut cake on a cake stand

    Storecupboard chocolate hazelnut cake

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    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 and banana loaf cake, topped with banana chips

    Chocolate & banana cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.301 ratings

    This decadent chocolate and banana loaf cake is gorgeously moist from the fruit, whilst chocolate adds richness. Top with ganache and banana chips.

  • Ginger & white chocolate cake served on a cake stand

    Ginger & white chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.27 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

  • Ginger loaf cake on a chopping board with slices cut from the front

    Sticky ginger loaf cake

    A star rating of 2.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Enjoy a slice of sticky ginger cake with a cup of afternoon tea or take along to a coffee morning – it's always a 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

    Hummingbird cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.23 ratings

    This showstopping spiced hummingbird 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 4.4 out of 5.51 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 4.7 out of 5.35 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 5.2854 ratings

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

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