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Plain flour recipes

Use plain flour to make some delicious baked goods. This storecupboard staple can be used in bread, biscuits, cakes, yorkshire puddings, pancakes and more.

20 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A traditional Irish loaf that uses bicarbonate of soda instead of yeast - this version is sweetly spiced with fruit and oats

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

The secret to getting gloriously puffed-up Yorkshire puddings is to have the fat sizzling hot and don't open the oven door!

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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44 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Reader Sue McGann devised this delicious low-fat cake recipe

30 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use up overripe bananas to make this sticky toffee banana loaf. It’s even more indulgent with the toffee sauce and nut brittle

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
437 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Learn a skill for life with our foolproof crêpe recipe that ensures perfect pancakes every time – elaborate flip optional

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
79 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use Gordon Ramsay's recipe when you want a quick, light flaky pastry in minutes

10 mins
More effort
169 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This simple recipe for cookie dough can be adapted to suit your tastes – experiment with different shapes and flavours

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
145 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These individual sugar-dipped cupcakes are baked not fried but taste just as delicious and are best straight from the oven

38 mins
Easy
947 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An easy chocolate chip cookie recipe for soft biscuits with a squidgy middle that will impress family and friends. Make plenty as they're sure to be a hit

25 mins
Easy
69 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Want a simple bread recipe? This soda bread requires no kneading or proving, is yeast-free and takes mere minutes to prepare. Above all, it's delicious

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
109 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Roast beef just wouldn't be the same without crisp Yorkshire puddings.

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
193 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A moist cake drenched with vanilla syrup. Use as the basis for a range of fabulous celebration cakes

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
20 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Turn the popular cake into chewy cookies, complete with cream cheese icing. Box them up to give as a gift, or make a batch of dough to keep in the freezer

35 mins
Easy
81 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Bake these classic shortbread biscuits to wow a crowd. You only need four ingredients, but you can mix it up with lemon or orange zest, or try adding chopped pistachios

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
75 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking for a slice with spice, try this deliciously moist and sticky ginger cake

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
115 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
132 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Make chocolate muffins as a weekend baking project with the kids. These family-friendly bites are perfect with a cuppa, and you can double up on the chocolate by adding choc chips, if you want

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
190 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
48 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Great for keeping the biscuit tin topped up over Christmas, these sweet shortbread thins make a perfect treat

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
137 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Make these moreish shortbread biscuits using just three ingredients. They're wonderfully crumbly and go perfectly with a cup of tea for a mid-morning treat

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
45 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

You can use this foolproof classic batter recipe to create a base for sweet or savoury pancakes

30 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Everyone will love the summery flavours in this veggie main dish

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Pile 'em high - these simple and scrumptious buttermilk pancakes are guaranteed to be a real crowd pleaser

50 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Perfect with a fresh pot of tea, this looks and tastes just as good as a farmers' market buy

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
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