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Banana bread loaf topped with icing and bananas

Self-raising flour recipes

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Self-raising flour includes a raising agent such as baking powder. Use this storecupboard staple to create beautiful fluffy cakes, scones, pancakes, biscuits and other bakes.

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  • Sliced banana bread topped with drizzle and banana chips on a serving plate

    Brilliant banana loaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.1583 ratings

    A cross between banana bread and a drizzle cake, this easy banana loaf recipe is a quick bake that can be frozen. It's great for using up overripe bananas, too.

  • Victoria sponge cake on a plate with a slice cut out

    Classic Victoria sandwich recipe

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.954 ratings

    The perfect party cake, a Victoria sponge is a traditional bake everyone will love. Makes an easy wedding cake, too

  • Scones with jam & clotted cream on a plate

    Classic scones with jam & clotted cream

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.1229 ratings

    You can have a batch of scones on the table in 20 minutes with Jane Hornby's storecupboard recipe, perfect for unexpected guests

  • Lemon drizzle sponge pudding with a portion scooped out

    Lemon drizzle sponge pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.35 ratings

    Transform a classic lemon drizzle cake into a self-saucing pud for a cheap, comforting dessert. Serve with cream or custard

  • Toasted cumin flatbreads

    Easy flatbread

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.62 ratings

    A gluten-free bread recipe, ideal as a lunchtime snack with some dips

  • Blueberry pancakes with maple syrup stacked on a plate

    American blueberry pancakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.473 ratings

    Light, fluffy and fruity, these pancakes are an American classic. Serve them stacked high with syrup and extra fruit

  • Butterscotch cookies

    Butterscotch cookies

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.37 ratings

    Hidden rice puffs give reader Pamela Johnson's butterscotch chocolate chip biscuits a good crunch

  • Banana & blueberry muffins

    Banana & blueberry muffins

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.282 ratings

    A low-fat muffin that tastes as good as it looks - they'll keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to a month

  • Fairy cakes being iced

    Fairy cakes

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.34 ratings

    Perfect for a bake sale, kid's party or sweet afternoon snack, these iced cupcakes are the simplest sponges around and can be decorated as you like

  • Rosewater & raspberry sponge cake

    Rosewater & raspberry sponge cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.30 ratings

    Eloise Shardlow creates a delicate, floral twist on the classic sponge cake. Dried rose petals, rose icing and raspberries make for a showstopping decoration

  • stack of pancakes with syrup

    American pancakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.373 ratings

    Easy, American-style, fluffy pancakes are great for feeding a crowd at breakfast or brunch. Top with something sweet like fruit, jam or syrup, or rashers of crispy bacon.

  • Lemon sponge cake on a cake stand

    Lemon sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.35 ratings

    Top this citrussy sponge with lemon icing and candied peel. Greek yogurt creates a cake that's extra moist and tangy, for an irresistible teatime treat

  • Slices of yummy scrummy carrot cake on brown baking paper

    Carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1187 ratings

    Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day

  • Choc-cherry muffins

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.44 ratings

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

  • Ultimate chocolate cake topped with chocolate curls

    Ultimate chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1367 ratings

    Indulge yourself with this ultimate chocolate cake recipe that is beautifully moist, rich and fudgy. Perfect for a celebration or an afternoon tea

  • Orange & white chocolate sponge

    Orange & white chocolate sponge

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.158 ratings

    A stunning cake that will fast become a failsafe option for any event

  • Dotty banana fairy cakes

    Dotty banana fairy cakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.46 ratings

    These sweet banana cakes are lovely and simple to make for a bake sale or children's party

  • Gooey chocolate cherry cookies

    Gooey chocolate cherry cookies

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.200 ratings

    If you like American-style cookies, you’ll love these pale, chewy delights. Plus, they can be baked from frozen

  • Raspberry bakewell cake

    Raspberry bakewell cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.671 ratings

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

  • Easy treacle sponge

    Easy treacle sponge

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.69 ratings

    A simple baked version of this classic childhood pudding, with a zesty treacle sauce forming an irresistible puddle at the bottom

  • Strawberry & almond cheesecake sponge

    Strawberry & almond cheesecake sponge

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.25 ratings

    This easy summer bake made by adding dots of cheesecake mix to almond sponge along with chunks of fruit is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser

  • Classic cheese scones served on a wire rack with butter alongside

    Classic cheese scones

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.279 ratings

    Indulge in some cheese scones for afternoon tea or as part of a picnic. They're also great served alongside soups and you can freeze them for later use

  • Cherry bakewell sponge pudding

    Cherry bakewell sponge pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.25 ratings

    Cherry and almond is a heavenly combination. This fruity dessert has a sponge top and crunchy finish. Serve with plenty of custard

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