Cake recipes

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  • Chocolate traybake

    Chocolate traybake

    Simple and delicious chocolate tray bake that children will love – great for parties or as a lunchbox treatMakes: 12-16Preparation time: 10…

  • Lemon sherbet cupcakes

    Lemon sherbet cupcakes

    "These are amazing! Homemade sherbet is really easy, just don't eat huge amounts of it as it is high in sodium," says Beverley Glock. "You need to…

  • Carrot and walnut cake

    Carrot and walnut cake

    An adaptation of Ottolenghi’s recipe, this is a light, moist and sublime cake with a rich, citrus icing and crunchy caramelised walnuts.Serves:…

  • Bumblebee chocolate cupcakes

    Bumblebee chocolate cupcakes

    CupcakesMakes 10-12 To bake140g (5oz) self-raising flour2 tablespoons cocoa powder½ teaspoon bicarbonate of sodaPinch of salt110ml (4floz)…

  • Tear and share flower cupcakes

    Tear and share flower cupcakes

    CupcakesMakes 10-12 IngredientsTo bake50g (2oz) self-raising flour 50g (2oz) caster sugar 50g (2oz) butter - softened1 medium egg – beatenTo…

  • Jane Asher's garden festival cake

    Jane Asher's garden festival cake

    Treat garden party guests to a slice of this light and airy summer cake, specially created to support the first ever National Gardens Festival…

  • Crunchy cookie cake

    Crunchy cookie cake

    Dish type: Dessert Serves 12Preparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 15 minutesIngredients50g unsalted butter, softened100g light muscovado sugar1…

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