Summer cake

Summer cake recipes

31 Recipes

Light, fresh and fruity recipes.

English rose cake


(6 ratings)

A stunning floral layer cake, flavoured with rosewater and layered up with vanilla cream, raspberry icing and crystallised petals
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

Mary Berry’s orange layer cake


(38 ratings)

The queen of baking, Mary Berry, creates a light and fruity citrus sponge with buttery frosting and a sugar glaze
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Lemon & lavender fondant fancies


(3 ratings)

Elegant sponge squares that are petite and pretty as a picture - impress with light flavours and silky butter icing
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • A challenge

Grapefruit & poppy seed cake


(3 ratings)

A bundt cake tin gives a pretty finish to this citrus sponge, drizzled with a zesty butter glaze
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Courgette loaf cake


(21 ratings)

Use up a garden glut in this sweet, spiced sponge loaf - the hidden veg keeps it moist and walnuts add crunch
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian