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Teacake recipes

48 Recipes

Rustle up teacakes for an afternoon tea, or weekend treat. With traditional teacakes, loaf cakes and inventive twists on the classics, there's a recipe for everyone.

136 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
9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Spare a bit of time to bake these delicious teacakes which you can serve warm with butter for a weekend breakfast, coffee morning or afternoon tea

35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Fruit buns flavoured with aromatic tea and orange to be served toasted with lashings of butter

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
3 ratings 2.4 out of 5 star rating

Thick, creamy mascarpone and jam on hot teacakes are perfect for afternoon tea

5 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These classic afternoon tea nibbles are given a fruity twist and smothered in chocolate for an extra special spread

1 hr and 25 mins
A challenge
125 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sarah Cook’s scrummy cake is really easy and versatile – use whatever fruit you like, and you’ll make it again and again

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
101 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Moist cake topped with a sticky, crunchy topping will keep your guests coming back for more

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
1,275 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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.

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
88 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A tea-time treat - packed with sweet honey. A great way to use up those ripe bananas too

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Junior cook Emily shares her simple, no-fuss recipe for gluten-free carrot cake

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
115 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A classic English sponge cake, delicately flavoured with lemon and almond - perfect for afternoon tea.

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

An irresistible almond sponge, studded with juicy cherries and chocolate chunks, that'll keep in your cake tin for a few days - if it lasts that long!

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Capture the essence of summer in this simple elderflower loaf cake with a crunchy drizzle. This easy bake is great for sharing

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
128 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Kids can help make this simple springtime treat – delicious with extra lemon curd and yogurt as a pud, or serve with a cuppa

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
8 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Get children aged 8-14 inspired in the kitchen by making an afternoon tea treat

1 hr
Easy
61 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

The natural sweetness of fruit and a drizzle of agave syrup means less added sugar is needed in this banana bread

40 mins
Easy
60 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use up a garden glut in this sweet, spiced sponge loaf - the hidden veg keeps it moist and walnuts add crunch

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

The combination of lime and ginger gives the classic drizzle cake a modern twist

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
36 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Sweetened with all-natural xylitol, this sponge has a dense, syrupy texture and keeps well for a few days

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A kind of right-way-up upside down cake - a perfect teatime treat. You can make it in a roasting tin, too

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Bake a simple and stunning carrot cake with cream cheese frosting for an afternoon tea or mid-morning treat. It tastes even better a day or two later

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
33 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Forget the carrot cake, this light, moist courgette cake is packed with flavour and it goes perfectly with a cup of tea

1 hr
Easy
18 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

If you like crunchy honey-nut cereal in the morning, you'll love this for elevenses

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Unexpected guests and no Christmas cake to serve? This last-minute loaf tastes as if it had been made in November. Decorate with a snow shower of icing sugar

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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