Fruity teacake served into slices

Teacake recipes

49 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.

Banana loaf


(68 ratings)

A tasty way of using up overripe bananas
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Jaffa drizzle loaf


(159 ratings)

If you like Jaffa Cakes, you’ll love the moist, fruity cake. It will keep for a week, but it’s unlikely to last that long...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Lovely lemon drizzle loaf


(14 ratings)

A classic recipe for this much-loved citrus sponge with crunchy sugar topping and moist texture
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Bara brith


(26 ratings)

Good Food reader, Win Morgan shares her recipe for this traditional Welsh tea bread loaf with mixed spice - serve sliced and spread with butter
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Marmalade bar


(21 ratings)

A delicious loaf cake with the citrus tang of orange marmalade and a crunchy demerara topping
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Banana & walnut loaf


(126 ratings)

This homely and wholesome cake is also light and moist, with the natural sweetness of sticky bananas and the warm toastiness of nuts
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Brazil & banana bread


(12 ratings)

Often overlooked, these nuts deserve their turn in the spotlight - bake into a squidgy, soft loaf cake with fruit and coconut
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Blackberry & apple loaf


(109 ratings)

This moist and fruity cake is a great way to get kids to eat fruit, you may have trouble stopping them!
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

Sticky malt loaves


(70 ratings)

There's something very satisfying about a cup of tea with a slice of buttered malt loaf - this simple, good-for-you version makes two and improves on keeping
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Sugar-crusted bara brith


(27 ratings)

Bara brith (literally 'speckled bread') is a tea-time classic, and it seems that almost every Welsh town and every family has their own recipe
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Date & ginger malt loaf


(15 ratings)

A dark, sticky and lightly spiced cake that merges Jamaican ginger cake with sticky toffee pudding and malt loaf
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Apple crumble loaf


(37 ratings)

A rustic fruit crumble cake with raisins and spice and a crunchy nutty topping - a spin on a classic
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Banana & pecan loaf


(34 ratings)

This tea-time favourite is moist, sweet, nutty and comforting - it's bound to be a hit with friends and family
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Spiced hot cross buns


(56 ratings)

Make the most of the long Easter weekend and fill the house with the smell of spiced buns baking
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Double chocolate loaf cake


(252 ratings)

Chocolate and cake are two of our favourite things, so what's not to love about this indulgent cake?
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Dense & dark chocolate loaf


(16 ratings)

This cake is mixed and made in a saucepan – how easy is that! It’s best eaten on the same day, or within two
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Healthy banana bread


(127 ratings)

Have your cake and eat it with this low-fat, healthy banana loaf - perfect for breakfast and beyond
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Date, banana & rum loaf


(72 ratings)

A tasty cake with no added fat or sugar - try it to believe it. Plus it's easily made gluten-free...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Simnel share ’n’ tear buns


(4 ratings)

Don't choose between hot cross buns, Simnel cake and Chelsea buns - this ingenious Easter bake brings together all three
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

Lardy cake


(1 rating)

This enriched, spiced, sweet bread is layered up with currants, sultanas, apricots and cherries - serve in wedges for a delicious tea time treat
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy


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