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Retro cake recipes

33 Recipes

Freshly baked traditional treats.

Apricot & almond Chelsea buns


(9 ratings)

Escape to the kitchen this weekend and make these gorgeous glazed teatime buns
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Raspberry Bakewell cake


(390 ratings)

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

Blueberry & coconut pudding


(27 ratings)

The combination of blueberries and coconut makes this indulgent dessert incredibly moreish
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Queen of pudding cakes


(6 ratings)

Super quick to prepare, these little meringue-topped cakes were made for sharing
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Easy iced buns


(16 ratings)

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

Chocolate marble cake


(273 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

Welsh cakes


(54 ratings)

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

Peek-a-boo Battenberg cake


(13 ratings)

A stunning rose and almond sponge in the distinctive checkered pattern, hidden in sweet marzipan icing
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • A challenge