Black forest arctic roll with red spots

Retro cake recipes

Freshly baked traditional treats.

50 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Boozy coffee and walnut cake is the perfect party sponge- serve at afternoon tea, cake sales and birthdays

30 mins
Easy
195 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This simple bake is lovely with a cuppa. Or have it for dessert instead, with custard or ice cream

2 hrs
Easy
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2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

The Banbury cake reigns in the Midlands. Try this quick recipe for a teatime treat, lovely with a cup of Earl Grey

1 hr
Easy
144 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
13 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Escape to the kitchen this weekend and make these gorgeous glazed teatime buns

2 hrs and 30 mins
More effort
661 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
46 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The combination of blueberries and coconut makes this indulgent dessert incredibly moreish

1 hr
Easy
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Super quick to prepare, these little meringue-topped cakes were made for sharing

40 mins
Easy
30 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Kids will love these old fashioned iced buns, get them to help you decorate them too!

45 mins
Easy
122 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Pice ar y maen, a Welsh teatime treat passed on through generations and still as popular as ever. Perfect for making with the children

16 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A stunning rose and almond sponge in the distinctive checkered pattern, hidden in sweet marzipan icing

2 hrs and 20 mins
A challenge
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