Blood orange & poppy drizzle muffins

Quick cake recipes

20 Recipes

Simple and speedy bakes to try.

Microwave peanut butter & jam brownies

5

(1 rating)

Forget microwave mug cakes - if you're after some serious indulgence in just 15 minutes, this easy chocolate brownie recipe is sure to hit the spot
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Microwave chocolate cake

3.660715

(14 ratings)

Edwina Hanslo's delicious and super quick chocolate cake with a creamy ganache is the perfect choice for busy mums!
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Fruity traybake

3.854165

(12 ratings)

A moist sponge made from banana, apple, carrots and mango, topped with a fruity cream cheese frosting
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Lemon poppyseed cake

4.444445

(9 ratings)

Lemon and poppyseed cake is a baking classic, packed with zesty flavours and drenched in icing for the ultimate treat alongside a cuppa
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Raspberry Bakewell cake

4.804055

(370 ratings)

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

Chocolate marble cake

4.71863

(263 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

Pineapple upside-down cake

4.67445

(182 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

Cappuccino cake

4.631315

(99 ratings)

If you've offered to bake a treat for a stall or your local coffee morning then this cake stall classic is just the thing
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Lemon curd & blueberry loaf cake

4.45548

(73 ratings)

Kids can help make this simple springtime treat - delicious with extra lemon curd and yogurt as a pud, or serve with a cuppa
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Lemon drizzle cake

4.690195

(1438 ratings)

It's difficult not to demolish this classic by Tana Ramsay in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Easy chocolate cupcakes

4.14189

(37 ratings)

These light cakes are perfect for freezing – they just need a quick blast in the microwave to bring them back to life
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Granny's Victoria sponge

4.83219

(73 ratings)

The classic Victoria sandwich is always a teatime winner, every bite brings a taste of nostalgia
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Choc-cherry muffins

4.6

(30 ratings)

If you’ve got a spare half-an-hour, whip up these easy muffins and freeze them for when you need them...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Sticky toffee banoffee cake

4.68421

(38 ratings)

Sticky toffee banoffee, a variation on the classic Victoria sponge theme, perfect for birthdays and special occasion cakes
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Banana & pecan loaf

4.26852

(27 ratings)

This tea-time favourite is moist, sweet, nutty and comforting - it's bound to be a hit with friends and family
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Double chocolate loaf cake

4.713375

(157 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

Elderflower crunch cake

4.70588

(17 ratings)

Capture the essence of summer in this simple loaf cake with elderflower drizzle
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy