Chocolate cake topped with chocolate swirls

Indulgent baking recipes

Treat yourself to our most indulgent bakes. From gooey chocolate cakes to fully loaded pies and sticky sponge puddings, these are truly decadent. 

1,347 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Indulge yourself with this ultimate chocolate cake recipe that is beautifully moist, rich and fudgy. Perfect for a celebration or an afternoon tea

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
203 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Try a fruity version of the classic sticky toffee pudding for a rich after-dinner treat. Serve with cream, custard or vanilla ice cream

1 hr
Easy
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286 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Chocolate and cake are two of our favourite things, so what's not to love about this indulgent cake?

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
337 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

You can't go wrong with a classic lemon meringue pie, and this easy recipe is particularly good

3 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
60 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
183 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This intense chocolate orange sponge bake with thick sauce is about as indulgent as a good pudding gets

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This indulgent cake is perfect for tea in the garden

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
275 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A gooey prepare-ahead dessert that's perfect for entertaining - it's all a matter of timing...

1 hr
More effort
30 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 45 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
199 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

One of our most requested recipes – puddings don't get any better than this

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
86 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A rich and creamy baked cheesecake that makes a great dinner party dessert

2 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
258 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Take indulgent, fudgy chocolate brownies to the next level with a layer of salted caramel running through the centre of each bite.

50 mins
Easy
74 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Moyra Fraser's indulgent dessert is a great mix of two classic rhubarb puds.

2 hrs
More effort
18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This layered drip cake is smothered in cream cheese icing and drizzled with a dark chocolate ganache – a stunning centrepiece for a big occasion

3 hrs
A challenge
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make our ultimate cinnamon rolls, with toffee edges and plenty of layers. Prepare the day before for warm, sticky buns for breakfast

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
355 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Try this moist and gooey stem ginger cake

1 hr
Easy
49 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This chocolate and marshmallow feast is an Australian favourite - and it's easy to see why. It even makes its own sauce!

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

The ultimate grown-up comfort food, use leftover fruit bread or even croissants instead of the bread if you prefer

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
110 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

For the ultimate indulgence look no further than Sarah Cook's four-layered chocolate-caramel extravaganza

1 hr and 55 mins
More effort
14 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This childhood favourite is sticky, indulgent and completely moreish

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
242 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Squidgy and super moreish, these gorgeous foolproof fruity chocolate bakes will be snapped up in seconds

50 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Bake a cake that has it all: moist, fragrant sponge, silky Italian meringue, tahini buttercream and sharp pear-laced salted caramel. Serve with a cup of tea.

1 hr and 50 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
105 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This indulgent, fudgy vegan bake is topped with a rich frosting – you'd never guess that it's free from dairy, eggs, wheat and nuts

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
198 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

If you like American-style cookies, you’ll love these pale, chewy delights. Plus, they can be baked from frozen

30 mins
Easy
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