Three chocolate cupcakes topped with chocolate icing

Father’s Day cake recipes

53 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

4.454545

(33 ratings)

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

Chocolate traybake

5

(1 rating)

This American-style chocolate traybake is super-easy, can be prepared in advance and cuts into even portions. It's perfect for birthday parties or bake sales...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky upside-down banana cake

4.6

(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

Giant cookie cake

3.666665

(9 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

Orange & passion fruit traybake

0

(0 ratings)

Try this fresh and fruity orange and passion fruit cake with creamy mascarpone topping - a lovely dessert for a weekend family meal
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy chocolate fudge cake

4.649075

(379 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...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Banoffee traybake

4.555555

(9 ratings)

Fill your cake tin with this simple banoffee traybake, bursting with banana, toffee and chocolate flavours. It's guaranteed to be a new family favourite...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Orange olive oil cake

4.714285

(7 ratings)

Add some citrussy zing to your baking with this orange olive oil cake, topped with a rosemary and cardamom drizzle. It's gluten-free and super delicious...
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salted chocolate & hazelnut brownies

0

(0 ratings)

Chocolate hazelnut spread ensures these moreish brownies have a fudgy centre. Flecked with pecans and sea salt - they'll be the new go-to brownie recipe...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gin & tonic cake

4.142855

(14 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

Spiced honey drizzle cake

3.25

(4 ratings)

Enjoy this fabulous honey cake made with mixed spice and ginger and a lovely honey butter drizzle topping. It's ideal for afternoon tea or elevenses...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy carrot cake

4.67857

(28 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
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Pecan toffee cake

4.85965

(57 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

4.85366

(41 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

Apricot & pistachio frangipane blondies

4.6

(5 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

Pineapple upside-down cake

4.73707

(232 ratings)

Retro rocks. This classic pineapple upside-down cake makes a fun centrepiece 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

4.826875

(1213 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

Lemon sponge cake

5

(2 ratings)

Top this citrussy sponge with lemon icing and candied peel. Greek yogurt creates a cake that's extra moist and tangy, for an irresistible teatime treat...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Blueberry muffins

4.62069

(29 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

Mocha & hazelnut cake

5

(5 ratings)

Combine the holy trinity of chocolate, coffee and hazelnut for a blissfully indulgent cake. It makes the perfect centrepiece dessert at a family dinner
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate brownie cake

4.53941

(406 ratings)

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

Raspberry Bakewell cake

4.82618

(466 ratings)

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

Chocolate fudge cake

4.289255

(121 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

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