Cake recipes

  • 1 Sugar-free lemon and poppy seed bundt cake from Primrose Bakery
    Ingredients500g self raising flour2 1/2 tsp baking powder250g Natvia50g poppy seedsZest of 4 lemons200g melted butter4 eggs480ml milkMethodCream the melted butter and 200g of Natvia for approx. 10 minutes.Add the...

  • 2 Dairy-free Christmas cake
    This fruity Christmas cake will get you feeling festive in no time... Cooking time: 135minsIngredients650g (1lb 7½ oz) mixed dried fruit100g (3½ oz) dried cranberriesfinely grated zest and juice of...

  • 3 Tom Kerridge's spiced orange cake with plum sauce and Christmas pudding ice cream
    This is a great alternative for everybody that says they don't like Christmas pudding, but it still tastes like Christmas. You can make the ice cream well in advance so...

  • 4 Spiced fairy cakes
    "After years of trying to avoid the usual chocolate overload at Easter, I came up with these. I think spring – and Easter especially – is a time of year...

  • 5 Rosewater and strawberry cake
    "This cake is one to make when strawberries are fragrant and sweet, when picnics are plentiful and late afternoons turn into lovely evenings spent with family and friends and there’s...

  • 6 Gluten-free versions of classic cakes and bakes
    Going gluten-free doesn't have to mean missing out on your favourite cakes and bakes.Click on the photo below to browse our gallery for bake-spiration — we've got everything from a...

  • 7 Chocolate fondant
    Serves 4Ingredients200g 72% cooking chocolate200g butter4 happy eggs4 happy egg yolks240g caster sugar200g plain flourMethod1. Butter the inside of 4 ramekins, sprinkle with cocoa powder and place in the freezer...

  • 8 Pumpkin pie
    IngredientsServes 61 x 20cm (8 inch) flan dish1 x frozen ready rolled shortcrust pastry circle, thawed450g (1 Ib) pumpkin flesh1½ tsp cinnamon½ tsp ground ginger¼-½ tsp grated fresh nutmeg 115g...

  • 9 Pumpkin and cranberry cake
    Preparation Time: 20 minutesCooking Time: 30 minutesServes: 6-8Ingredients300g self-raising flour300g light muscovado sugar3 tsp mixed spice2 tsp bicarbonate of soda250g Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries½ tsp salt4 eggs, beaten200g butter...

  • 10 Celebrate National Cupcake Week with our favourite recipes
    The cupcake craze swept the nation many moons ago and it seems these cute baked beauties are here to stay.Fun, pretty and indulgent - it's easy to see why they've...

  • 11 Dr Oetker butterfly chocolate layer cake
    These layers of heavenly moist chocolate cake are sandwiched together using pink vanilla buttercream and delicately finished with pretty Wafer Butterflies.Serves 6Ingredients115g (4oz) baking margarine, softened115g (4oz) caster sugar2 medium...

  • 12 White chocolate and ginger curd cheesecake
    Click here for more dessert recipesServes 8Preparation time 30 minutes, plus 1-2 hours chilling timeIngredients75 g butter150 g plain chocolate digestive biscuits, crushed200 g good quality white chocolate500 g mascarpone...

  • 13 Fruit gateaux, lemon tart, pavlova, strawberry cake... top summer desserts
    Whatever the occasion this summer, we have leafed through the baking books to find five of the perfect cake recipes to make your centrepiece a winner.A fruit gateaux, tart, pavlova...

  • 14 Strawberry and yogurt cake
    Serve this cake warm from the oven with a spoonful of honey flavoured Greek yogurt, crème fraiche or ice cream for an extra special coffee morning treat or afternoon fundraiser.Serves...

  • 15 White chocolate and fruit gateaux with flourless cocoa sponge
    For the flourless sponge baseIngredients155g unsalted butter (room temperature)420g caster sugar8 eggs (room temperature) 130g cocoa powderMethod1. Cream the sugar and butter in an electric mixer for 5 minutes. Add...

  • 16 Royal baby cupcakes
    IngredientsFor the cakes6oz butter, softened6oz Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Caster cane sugar3 eggs6oz self-raising flour 1 tsp vanilla extractFor icing, batch 1500g Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Royal Icing cane sugar8tbsp...

  • 17 Mouthwatering cakes to celebrate the birth of a new baby
    Kate Middleton gave birth to a 'beautiful' little Prince weighing 8lb 6oz on Monday afternoon. "Mother, son and father are all doing well," a Kensington Palace spokesperson said, and the...

  • 18 Top ten strawberry desserts
    With Wimbledon now underway and the strawberry season here, there's no better time to try your hand at sweet seasonal treats.Synonymous with summer and bursting with fresh flavours and sweetness...

  • 19 Caterpillar cupcakes
    CupcakesMakes10-12IngredientsTo bake140g (5oz) self-raising flour2 tablespoons cocoa powder½ teaspoon bicarbonate of sodaPinch of salt110ml (4floz) buttermilk1 teaspoon vinegar½ teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon red food colouring60g (2oz) butter - room temperature170g...

  • 20 Fabulously fun baking ideas for little chefs
    Have some fun in the kitchen with the children this half-term by trying our fabulously fun baking recipes.These family-friendly ideas will turn your kids into little chefs in no time...



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