Cake recipes

Rich marbled chocolate cake

Serves 12 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 35 minutes, plus cooling Using Chocolate Horlicks® in the recipe deepens the flavour of the buttercream used to decorate the cake, adding to the...

Piccolo parsnip and orange cake with mascarpone frosting

Calories: 580 per portion Serves: 12 Ingredients 250g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 250g butter, softened 250g brown sugar 4 medium eggs 2 tsp mixed spice 300g Piccolo parsnips, washed, trimmed...

Strawberry shortcake

Ingredients 175g butter 75g caster sugar 175g flour 1 tbsp fine semolina 500g strawberries Extra strawberries for making the coulis Juice of 1 lemon Icing sugar for dusting 1 tub of Kelly’s of Cornwall...

Top 20 Christmas desserts

Christmas just wouldn't be the same without some sweet Christmas recipes to add that extra festive bite to the proceedings – click on the photo below to see our top 20. From Christmas cake to...

Raisin and bitter chocolate mud cake

Prep time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Serves: 6 - 8 Ingredients 100g Fairtrade raisins 100ml boiling hot strong Fairtrade coffee 250g unsalted butter 300g Fairtrade soft dark brown sugar 250g...

Mary Berry's classic rich Christmas cake

This is a wonderful, rich traditional fruit cake and can be made up to three months in advance. Allow plenty of time to ‘feed’ the cake with brandy and let it mature. Preparation Time: 30...

Gluten-free Christmas cake

Preparation time – 25 minutes Cooking time – 1 hour Ingredients 125g (4 oz.) glaće pineapple 125g (4 oz.) glaće apricots 250g (8 oz.) pitted dates 125g (4 oz.) mixed coloured glace cherries,...

Fruity Christmas cake

Rich dried fruits, nuts and a dash of brandy go into this delicious, no hassle Christmas cake - a classic, tried-and-tested recipe. Ingredients 200g Fairtrade dark soft brown sugar 175g unsalted English...

White glace Christmas cake

Ingredients 10oz/275g plain flour 8oz/225g butter 8oz/225g caster sugar 4 eggs 4oz/110g Glace cherries 4oz/110g Glace Pineapple 4oz/110g Glace Apricots 4oz/110g Glace Peaches 4oz/110g Glace Pears 2oz/55g...

Mini Schwartz Christmas cakes

This traditional holiday recipe is something families all over Britain look forward to. Making these rich, moist and fruity Christmas Cakes in advance creates excitement about the upcoming festive season,...

Christmas cake pops

Makes about 32 cake pops Ingredients 1 x 450g box vanilla cake mix e.g. Betty Crocker Class Vanilla 3 medium eggs 180ml Ocean Spray® Chilled Cranberry Original juice drink 60ml vegetable oil 1 tub...

Mini Christmas cakes

Ingredients - Makes 9 Dr. Oetker Cake Release Spray 500g (1lb 2oz) dried fruit 10ml (2tsp) Dr. Oetker Natural Sicilian Lemon Extract 30ml (2tbsp) orange flavour liqueur 75g (3oz) unsalted butter, softened 75g...

Mini Christmas cakes with soft silver pearls

Instead of baking just one large Christmas cake, try these gorgeous mini one-bite cakes. They make a perfect Christmas gift for your friends or family too... Ingredients: 175g (6oz) butter or margarine 175g...

Vanilla Mini Egg cupcakes

Simple cup cakes, decorated with a delicious swirl of butter icing and decorated with chocolate mini eggs Makes 12 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 20-25 minutes Ingredients 220g butter or margarine,...

Oreo cupcakes

"This is a basic chocolate cupcake recipe with Oreo frosting. Make sure you beat the icing well until it doubles in size then it will be light and fluffy," says Beverley Glock. "Trex has...

Pumpkin spider cupcakes

Prep time 15 minutes Cooking time 25 minutes Serves 12 Ingredients 175g (6 oz) Stork tub 175g (6 oz) golden caster sugar 300g (11 oz) self raising flour, sieved 3 medium eggs 5 tablespoons milk ½...

Halloween pumpkin bundt cake

Ingredients To bake 300g (11oz) self-raising flour 300g (11oz) light muscovado sugar 3 teaspoons mixed spice 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda 175g (6oz) sultanas ½ teaspoon salt 4 medium eggs –...



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