Three chocolate cupcakes topped with chocolate icing

Father’s Day cake recipes

43 Recipes

Treat your dad on Father's Day with our delicious cakes, brownies, slices and muffins. Choose from easy chocolate cupcakes, a giant cookie cake and much more.

Dad's chocolate drop cakes

4.4375

(32 ratings)

Dad'll love these, make them really chocolatey or put his favourite sweet or nut on top - the perfect treat!
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Sticky upside-down banana cake

4.5

(10 ratings)

Edd Kimber gives us an irresistible new take on the seventies classic. This stunning upside-down cake makes a great cooking project for teen cooks
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy chocolate fudge cake

4.634675

(323 ratings)

Need a guaranteed crowd-pleasing cake that's easy to make? Our super squidgy chocolate fudge cake with smooth icing is an instant baking win...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Apricot & pistachio frangipane blondies

4.75

(4 ratings)

Make the most of summer's sweet, golden apricots with these moreish apricot and pistachio frangipane blondies. They make a perfect treat for afternoon tea...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Giant cookie cake

4.416665

(6 ratings)

Studded with white and milk chocolate chips, Lisa Lipman's moreish cake is delicious served either warm with a dollop of ice cream or cold, with its chewy cookie texture
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Gin & tonic cake

4.5

(9 ratings)

Fan of gin & tonic? What could be better than your favourite tipple in cake form? A fabulous showstopper for afternoon tea or a summer celebration
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Pecan toffee cake

4.854545

(55 ratings)

Indulge in this gorgeously nutty cake for dessert, then serve the leftovers as you would Christmas cake to whoever pops by
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Lemon drizzle slices

4.739585

(24 ratings)

A classic British cake from the Bake Off judge, Paul Hollywood's lemon drizzle is a simple traybake, made extra special with feather icing...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Sticky banoffee loaf with toffee sauce

3.75

(4 ratings)

Bake a mash-up of sticky toffee pudding and banana loaf. Leftover cake will keep for a few days and is great with a cuppa – and the sauce is delicious with ice cream...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pineapple upside-down cake

4.713785

(214 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

Sunken drunken chocolate cake

4.77778

(18 ratings)

Prunes, Marsala and dark chocolate - a marriage made in heaven. It may sink and crack as it cools, but this is part of its charm
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Best ever chocolate brownies recipe

4.800785

(1019 ratings)

A foolproof brownie recipe for a squidgy chocolate bake. Watch our recipe video to help you get a perfect traybake every time.
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Blueberry muffins

5

(5 ratings)

Make these super easy blueberry muffins for a fun weekend bake. You're just a few simple steps away from bite-sized blueberry treats...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate brownie cake

4.529295

(384 ratings)

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

Raspberry Bakewell cake

4.81567

(434 ratings)

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

Chocolate fudge cake

4.273915

(115 ratings)

You just can't beat a good chocolate cake, and this one is guaranteed to disappear as soon as you cut the first slice
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Yummy scrummy carrot cake recipe

4.65654

(864 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
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate marble cake

4.69103

(301 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

Cappuccino cake

3.36413

(46 ratings)

Coffee mornings were made for this moreish cappuccino cake, and it's ready in under an hour
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Brilliant banana loaf recipe

4.186665

(375 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

Chocolate chip muffins

5

(2 ratings)

Make these easy chocolate chip muffins with kids over the weekend or school holidays. They take just 15 minutes prep and are a guaranteed family favourite
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Double chocolate loaf cake

4.735675

(192 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

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