Lemon and blueberry loaf cake topped with icing and flowers

Loaf cake recipes

Bake up a treat for afternoon tea with delicious, easy loaf cake recipes like classic banana bread, double chocolate cake and the ever popular lemon drizzle.

59 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Lovers of ginger cake and carrot cake should enjoy this one. It mellows and improves over a couple of days

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
44 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A rustic fruit crumble cake with raisins and spice and a crunchy nutty topping - a spin on a classic

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
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142 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This homely and wholesome cake is also light and moist, with the natural sweetness of sticky bananas and the warm toastiness of nuts

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use up your Halloween pumpkin leftovers in this dense, sticky loaf cake which pairs the sweet earthiness of squash with warming ginger

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A dark, sticky and lightly spiced cake that merges Jamaican ginger cake with sticky toffee pudding and malt loaf

1 hr and 45 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
19 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A classic recipe for this much-loved citrus sponge with crunchy sugar topping and moist texture

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
116 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Paul Hollywood shares his banana bread recipe - this delicious bake is dotted with chocolate and nuts

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This cake is a cross between a carrot and a banana cake, with pineapple thrown in for juicy sweetness - a lovely light dessert or teatime treat

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
128 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sarah Cook’s scrummy cake is really easy and versatile – use whatever fruit you like, and you’ll make it again and again

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
239 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Just one look at this chocolate and banana treat is enough to know it won't stay in the cake tin for long

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Apples and caramel are a heavenly duo. This nutty sandwich loaf cake with buttercream frosting and caramel drizzle fits the bill nicely

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

The combination of lime and ginger gives the classic drizzle cake a modern twist

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
21 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

An irresistible almond sponge, studded with juicy cherries and chocolate chunks, that'll keep in your cake tin for a few days - if it lasts that long!

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

This easy all-in-one cake is made with yogurt for a light texture.

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A delicious loaf cake with the citrus tang of orange marmalade and a crunchy demerara topping

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
140 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Perfect with a reviving cuppa, this cake is a keeper and will happily sit in a tin for a week or so

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Often overlooked, these nuts deserve their turn in the spotlight - bake into a squidgy, soft loaf cake with fruit and coconut

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Good Food reader, Win Morgan shares her recipe for this traditional Welsh tea bread loaf with mixed spice - serve sliced and spread with butter

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
87 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

There's something very satisfying about a cup of tea with a slice of buttered malt loaf - this simple, good-for-you version makes two and improves on keeping

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
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