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  • A board serving black forest arctic roll

    Black forest arctic roll

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make the ultimate retro pudding mash-up, a combination of arctic roll meets black forest gateau, complete with chocolate sponge and an ice cream centre

  • A plate serving pineapple & cherry sponge with coconut rum custard

    Pineapple & cherry sponge with coconut rum custard

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Combine the classic flavours of coconut, pineapple and rum in this retro pudding that comes with a fabulous custard. A perfect winter dining centrepiece

  • A dish serving chocolate bread & butter pudding

    Chocolate bread & butter pudding

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Give bread and butter pudding a makeover with pinwheel swirls, a marmalade glaze and the double-chocolate treatment. Easy comfort food for a lazy weekend

  • School-days sprinkle sponge cut into squares

    School-days sprinkle sponge

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.35 ratings

    Fancy a trip down memory lane? This classic school-days sprinkle sponge will do the trick. Serve as an afternoon treat, or for dessert with warm custard

  • Classic Arctic roll

    Classic Arctic roll

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Follow our step-by-step guide to this retro frozen dessert of vanilla ice cream wrapped in a light sponge cake, with homemade strawberry jam

  • Glamorous fairy cakes

    Glamorous fairy cakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.46 ratings

    A retro twist to a childhood favourite - learn how to make fairy cakes then decorate for any occasion

  • Lemon & lavender fondant fancies

    Lemon & lavender fondant fancies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Elegant sponge squares that are petite and pretty as a picture - impress with light flavours and silky butter icing

  • Jam roly-poly

    Jam roly-poly

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.54 ratings

    This jam roly-poly is simple to make, comforting and sure to bring back memories of traditional school dinners

  • Sugar & spice rock cakes

    Rock cakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.72 ratings

    Our easy, traditional rock cake recipe is the ideal afternoon treat. These simple fruit buns are a great storecupboard bake that everyone will enjoy

  • Chocolate orange marble cake

    Chocolate orange marble cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.75 ratings

    For a deliciously nostalgic cake, combine a classic flavour combination of orange and chocolate in this retro two-tone bake

  • Dundee cake

    Dundee cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.48 ratings

    A famous traditional Scottish fruitcake with cherries, sultanas and almonds, and a sweet glaze

  • Battenberg cake

    Battenberg cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.38 ratings

    Our traditional Battenberg cake is a delicious project for an afternoon in the kitchen. Bake this easy but impressive cake for a special occasion

  • Madeira loaf cake

    Madeira loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.141 ratings

    A classic English sponge cake, delicately flavoured with lemon and almond - perfect for afternoon tea.

  • Parkin

    Parkin

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.59 ratings

    Parkin is a traditional ginger cake from Northern England flavoured with syrupy molasses, oatmeal and warm spices. A lovely teatime treat!

  • Eccles cake

    Eccles cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.13 ratings

    A new take on the traditional pastry, this cake will go down well on any occasion

  • Cherry oat squares with chocolate drizzle

    Cherry oat squares with chocolate drizzle

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.48 ratings

    Flapjacks use up storecupboard spares and these chewy, oaty, fruity bars topped with chocolate will always go down a storm

  • Apple crumble loaf

    Apple crumble loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.49 ratings

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

  • Cherry & almond tarts

    Cherry & almond tarts

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    These mini bakewell bites combine pastry and cake are designed for making in batches and cooking from frozen

  • Victoria sponge on a cake stand with slice taken out

    Granny's Victoria sponge

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.231 ratings

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

  • Date & ginger malt loaf

    Date & ginger malt loaf

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.18 ratings

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

  • Eton mess scones

    Eton mess scones

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Take the classic strawberry, clotted cream and meringue combo and serve it on easy-to-make scones- irresistible

  • Sticky toffee puddings

    Sticky toffee puddings

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.28 ratings

    MasterChef's Gregg Wallace shares his sumptuous recipe for the classic sticky toffee pudding

  • Fruity simnel squares

    Fruity simnel squares

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.18 ratings

    This easy twist on the classic fruit sponge makes plenty of squares - all decorated with marzipan eggs

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