Blood orange & poppy drizzle muffins

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Simple and speedy bakes to try.

17 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star 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
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These citrussy muffins are lovely and light, and make a delicious pudding served with ice cream or thick Greek yogurt

35 mins
Easy
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29 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
28 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
17 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Employ some clever tricks to achieve a dairy-free bake. Egg-free mayonnaise, almond milk and margarine are the secrets to these vegan cupcakes

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
35 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Forget the carrot cake, this light, moist courgette cake is packed with flavour and it goes perfectly with a cup of tea

1 hr
Easy
632 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
159 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
133 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Kids can help make this simple springtime treat – delicious with extra lemon curd and yogurt as a pud, or serve with a cuppa

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
2,331 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

It's difficult not to demolish this classic lemon drizzle in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?

45 mins
Easy
51 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
189 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The classic Victoria sandwich is always a teatime winner – every bite brings a taste of nostalgia

40 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
41 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This tea-time favourite is moist, sweet, nutty and comforting - it's bound to be a hit with friends and family

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
266 ratings 4.8 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
23 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Capture the essence of summer in this simple elderflower loaf cake with a crunchy drizzle. This easy bake is great for sharing

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
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