Chocolate cake topped with marmalade

Storecupboard baking recipes

12 Recipes

These easy cakes and bakes transform basic storecupboard into something special. Find brownies, scones, flatbreads and more.

Cherry, choc & coconut tray bake


(60 ratings)

Keep these five ingredients in your storecupboard so you can whip up a tasty traybake when friends drop by unexpectedly
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Fudgy coconut brownies


(236 ratings)

Dense and gooey, these storecupboard treats are made with cocoa rather than bars of chocolate
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Microwave mug cake


(172 ratings)

Need a quick chocolate fix? Try making this easy microwave mug cake with storecupboard ingredients. It's even more delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream...
  • 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Coconut loaf cake


(53 ratings)

This easy coconut cake will give you a taste of the tropical. Bake with a handful of storecupboard ingredients and enjoy with a cuppa
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits


(151 ratings)

Use storecupboard ingredients to make these moreish chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits. They make the perfect partner to a coffee as an afternoon treat
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky chocolate cake


(16 ratings)

Bake this super easy chocolate cake with just a handful of storecupboard ingredients. Use marmalade (or jam if you prefer) to keep it moist and fruity
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy fruitcake


(9 ratings)

This easy fruit cake by one of our younger readers, Bree Hamilton, is simple, uses storecupboard ingredients and is perfect for a quick winter pick-me-up
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Easy rocky road


(119 ratings)

Great for a bake sale, a gift, or simply an afternoon treat to enjoy with a cuppa, this rocky road is quick to make and uses mainly storecupboard ingredients
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Griddle scones with honey


(15 ratings)

Quick and easy to make with storecupboard ingredients, griddle scones go perfectly with creamy honey and butter
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Easy yogurt flatbreads


(4 ratings)

Flatbreads are a handy storecupboard staple, but nothing beats soft and fluffy homemade versions. John Torode's yogurt flatbreads are perfect with a meze mix...
  • 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian
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