Baking made easy

Baking doesn't necessarily have to be complicated. With our easy recipes you can wow friends and family with these tasty baked treats. 

Baking made easy
Lemon and rosemary cakes

Lemon and rosemary cakes

Everyone loves a cupcake and these prettier-than-pretty beauties are made to share.

Chewy seedy oat and apricot bars

Chewy seedy oat and apricot bars

Celebrity chef Rachel Allen says that these bars are "great for the kids’ lunchboxes – and your coffee break.”

Upside-down, dairy-free blueberry polenta cakes

Upside-down, dairy-free blueberry polenta cakes

These are individual cakes, but if you prefer you can use a 23cm cake tin and bake for 1 hour, until a skewer comes out clean.

The best carrot cake

The best carrot cake

This carrot cake recipe is the gold standard of carrot cakes – a true classic.

Dorset apple cake

Dorset apple cake

There are as many versions of this apple cake recipe as there are cooks but we love this lemony one. Serve with clotted cream.

Raspberry and lemon cake

Raspberry and lemon cake

This is a classic Victoria sponge cake recipe flavoured with lemon zest and sandwiched with raspberry jam and cream – scrumptious.

Devil's cakes

Devil's cakes

These chocolate cupcakes are perfect for baking with the kids.

Ginger loaf cake

Ginger loaf cake

Treat yourself with this fantastic ginger cake that's excellent eaten hot or cold.

Pineapple upside-down cake

Pineapple upside-down cake

This comforting recipe for upside-down cake would make a lovely accompaniment to afternoon tea.

Scented cupcakes

Scented cupcakes

Gently flavoured with lavender sugar, lemon or rosemary, these gorgeous mini cakes look as good as they taste.

The world-beating Victoria sandwich recipe

The world-beating Victoria sandwich recipe

This classic cake recipe smacks of the quintessentially British. Serve with a cuppa.

Cherry and almond loaf

Cherry and almond loaf

This delectable, moist tea loaf will keep for up to a week in a cake tin. Alternatively, wrap in a plastic bag and freeze for up to three months, either whole or cut into slices.

Banana and chocolate bread

Banana and chocolate bread

Got some over-ripe bananas? Bake this gorgeous banana and chocolate bread recipe instead of letting them go to waste.

Blueberry and apple loaf

Blueberry and apple loaf

Put your best fruit forward for this easy culinary delight of blueberry and apple loaf.

 Orange and almond Victoria sponge

Orange and almond Victoria sponge

Moist, almond flavoured sponge cake sandwiched with sticky jam and zesty orange butter cream - a delicious twist on the traditional Victoria sponge

Almond, apple and pear sponge

Almond, apple and pear sponge

A fragrant and fruity sponge recipe. For extra decadence, serve with clotted cream.

White chocolate and raspberry swiss roll

White chocolate and raspberry swiss roll

A delightful swiss roll recipe, this sweet treat can be frozen so you can make it in advance to use for a later occasion.

Mary Berry’s very best chocolate and orange cake

Mary Berry’s very best chocolate and orange cake

This cake can be made in a food processor or mixing machine, so it's very easy – a deliciously naughty icing too

Victoria sponge with Rodda’s Cornish clotted cream and jam

Victoria sponge with Rodda’s Cornish clotted cream and jam

A tea-time classic with the ultimate filling

Scones with Rodda’s Cornish clotted cream and strawberry jam

Scones with Rodda’s Cornish clotted cream and strawberry jam

These homemade scones are simplicity itself. Top with your favourite quality jam and Rodda’s Cornish clotted cream for the perfect cream tea

Mini  Victoria sponge cakes

Mini Victoria sponge cakes

These mini variations on a conventional Victoria sponge recipe are very cute.

Paul Hollywood’s ultimate carrot cake

Paul Hollywood’s ultimate carrot cake

This carrot cake is fabulous, easy and simple. Follow it exactly using digital scales, and it can't go wrong

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