Classic cake recipes

Beat the competition and top the cake charts with these classic British cake recipes including Victoria sponge, angel cake and carrot cake.

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Easy lemon drizzle loaf cake

Classic cake recipes

Easy lemon drizzle loaf cake

A zesty, syrup-drenched sponge with a sugar crust is our go-to teatime bake. This timeless...

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Easy butterfly cakes

Easy cake recipes

Easy butterfly cakes

Light-as-air sponge is topped with generous dollops of vanilla bean buttercream in these almost-too-good-to-eat vanilla...

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Raspberry and lemon sponge cake

Classic cake recipes

Raspberry and lemon sponge cake

Try this twist on a Victoria sponge cake flavoured with lemon zest and sandwiched with...

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Strawberry and rose victoria sandwich

Classic cake recipes

Strawberry and rose victoria sandwich

A twist on an absolute classic, this victoria sponge recipe uses decadent rose extract and...

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The ultimate carrot cake

Carrot cake recipes

The ultimate carrot cake

A carrot cake that ticks all the boxes: subtle notes of cinnamon and nutmeg in...

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Classic carrot cake

Carrot cake recipes

Classic carrot cake

Classic recipes always stand the test of time, and carrot cake is no exception. This...

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Sticky ginger and almond cake

Classic cake recipes

Sticky ginger and almond cake

Gill Meller’s sweet, spiced ginger cake is made with honey, molasses and almonds and tastes...

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Carrot cake

Carrot cake recipes

Carrot cake

Nothing beats a classic carrot cake recipe made with carrots, walnuts, cinnamon and a good...

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Salted honey cake with hazelnut brittle

Classic cake recipes

Salted honey cake with hazelnut brittle

Forget salted caramel – salted honey is what makes a cake! The hazelnut brittle tops...

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Coconut and lime angel cake

Easy cake recipes

Coconut and lime angel cake

Coconut and lime represent the flavours of summer in this recipe – an angel cake...

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Coffee butterfly cakes with whisky

Classic cake recipes

Coffee butterfly cakes with whisky

Forget coffee with your cake, have it in your cake. Coffee-infused butterfly cakes, topped with...

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Passion cake

Celebration cake recipes

Passion cake

Pineapple, coconut and vanilla provide dreamy tropical flavours in this naked carrot cake recipe – it’s...

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Pomegranate cake

Classic cake recipes

Pomegranate cake

Adding pomegranate molasses to this cake lends a sweet-sharp flavour which pairs beautifully with the...

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James Martin’s classic lemon drizzle cake

Mother's Day recipes

James Martin’s classic lemon drizzle cake

James Martin’s easy lemon drizzle cake recipe, taken from his cookbook Sweet, is perfect for afternoon...

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Chunky apple, raisin, walnut and cider cake

Classic cake recipes

Chunky apple, raisin, walnut and cider cake

Debbie Major’s chunky apple cake recipe is full of spiced flavours and surprising textures, perfect...

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Malted chocolate cake

Chocolate cake recipes

Malted chocolate cake

Mary Berry’s malted chocolate cake recipe is made with a malted icing and topped with...

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The world-beating Victoria sandwich recipe

Classic cake recipes

The world-beating Victoria sandwich recipe

This classic cake recipe is quintessentially British. Serve with a cuppa.

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Simple chocolate cake

Chocolate cake recipes

Simple chocolate cake

An easy and foolproof chocolate cake recipe. You could fill it with whipped cream and...

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Classic sponge cake

Classic cake recipes

Classic sponge cake

While the soft fruits of summer are perfect for filling sponge cakes, something sharp, fragrant...

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Coffee cake with tiramisu cream

Classic cake recipes

Coffee cake with tiramisu cream

A decadent coffee cake recipe is strictly for the grown-ups and is perfect for a...

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Olive oil sponge cake

Olive oil sponge cake

This olive oil cake recipe is served with fresh passionfruit juice. The cake is light...

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