Easy cake recipes
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Easy caramel cake
Need to make a celebration cake at short notice? This foolproof, showstopping caramel cake uses storecupboard ingredients and is quick to whip up
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Try our keto version of a classic chocolate cake. To keep the carbohydrate levels low, the recipe uses xylitol, almond flour and cacao powder
Easy chocolate fudge cake
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
Spiced apple cider cake
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
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
Use up any marmalade you have to make this sunny bake, perhaps with some ice cream alongside it
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Treat the family to this comforting apple cinnamon cake. Made with warming cinnamon spices, fresh apples and almonds, it's a wonderful winter dessert
Easy lemon layer cake
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
Easy carrot cake
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.
Chocolate stout cake
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
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
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
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 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
This showstopping celebration cake tastes of summer, with pineapple and banana flavours, tangy cream cheese frosting and delicate edible flowers
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
Lemon & buttermilk pound cake
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
Easy pound cake
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
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.
Chocolate fridge cake
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
It's difficult not to demolish this classic lemon drizzle in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?
Ultimate chocolate cake
Indulge yourself with this ultimate chocolate ganache cake recipe that is beautifully moist, rich and fudgy. Perfect for a celebration or an afternoon tea
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
This simple almondy cake is a great way of using up pick-your-own raspberries