Best Easter cake recipes

Whether it’s a classic simnel cake or a lemon and poppyseed loaf, whip up a glorious bake over the long weekend with one of our best-ever Easter cake recipes.

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Rhubarb and custard layer cake

Celebration cake recipes

Rhubarb and custard layer cake

This glorious rhubarb and custard layer cake is so pretty: its jaw-dropping decoration makes it...

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Simnel loaf cake

Simnel cake recipes

Simnel loaf cake

Our easy simnel cake recipe is made in a loaf tin to keep things nice...

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Carrot and cheesecake layer cake

Celebration cake recipes

Carrot and cheesecake layer cake

Four layers of carrot cake sponge are sandwiched between a chocolate and vanilla marbled cheesecake...

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Mini simnel cakes

Simnel cake recipes

Mini simnel cakes

Martha Collison’s mini simnel cakes, made with cherries and almonds, are a bite-sized alternative to...

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Chocolate and marshmallow mini egg traybake

Easter baking ideas

Chocolate and marshmallow mini egg traybake

Chetna Makan’s easy Easter cake decorated with mini eggs is a chocolatey traybake treat to...

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Eric Lanlard’s carrot and pumpkin celebration cake

Carrot cake recipes

Eric Lanlard’s carrot and pumpkin celebration cake

Master pâtissier Eric Lanlard created this showstopping carrot cake for delicious. magazine’s 15th birthday. We...

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Chocolate nest Easter cake

Best Easter cake recipes

Chocolate nest Easter cake

Martha Collison‘s chocolate nest Easter cake goes all out with white chocolate sponge, dark chocolate...

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The world’s best cake (meringue and custard layer cake)

Celebration cake recipes

The world’s best cake (meringue and custard layer...

That’s the official name for this Norwegian beauty and we’re not disagreeing. Maria Villmones Bondeson‘s...

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Whisky and pistachio simnel cake

Simnel cake recipes

Whisky and pistachio simnel cake

Debbie Major’s take on the traditional Easter simnel cake is wonderfully light, laced with whisky...

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Mini egg ice cream chocolate layer cake

Best Easter cake recipes

Mini egg ice cream chocolate layer cake

It’s the perfect Easter combination – Cadbury’s mini eggs, chocolate cake and ice cream all...

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Passion cake

Naked cake recipes

Passion cake

Pineapple, coconut and vanilla add dreamy tropical flavours to this naked carrot cake recipe –...

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Sour cherry and chocolate simnel cake with hazelnut marzipan

Simnel cake recipes

Sour cherry and chocolate simnel cake with hazelnut...

For a modern twist on a classic Easter cake, try this chocolate simnel cake by...

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Simnel cake

Simnel cake recipes

Simnel cake

Edd Kimber’s traditional simnel cake is decorated with 11 marzipan balls to represent Jesus’s disciples...

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Carrot and walnut cake

Carrot cake recipes

Carrot and walnut cake

Ciara Davis’s lusciously moist carrot and walnut cake is packed with sultanas and desiccated coconut...

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Chocolate and Malteser cake

Celebration cake recipes

Chocolate and Malteser cake

This decadent chocolate and Malteser cake would be perfect for a special occasion, birthday or...

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Pear and apricot simnel cake

Simnel cake recipes

Pear and apricot simnel cake

This fruity version of the traditional Easter simnel cake is made with apricots, pears and...

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Paul Hollywood’s ultimate carrot cake

Carrot cake recipes

Paul Hollywood’s ultimate carrot cake

Paul Hollywood’s carrot cake recipe uses pecan nuts for crunch and flavour, with a lovely...

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Chocolate mud cake

Chocolate cake recipes

Chocolate mud cake

Our ultimate chocolate mud cake recipe: fluffy chocolate sponge iced with rich chocolate ganache. Fab...

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Lemon polenta cake with mascarpone and lemon curd

Easter baking ideas

Lemon polenta cake with mascarpone and lemon curd

The fresh spring flavours of lemon and mascarpone in this impressive cake make it the...

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Chocolate simnel cake

Simnel cake recipes

Chocolate simnel cake

As much as we love the classic version, this chocolate simnel cake – made with...

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