Weekend baking recipes

The weekend is the perfect time for a project, from iced buns to layer cakes, milk bread to babka, the possibilities are endless when hours of proving and baking time lay ahead of you.

Maybe you’re a newbie to brioche, or you are a seasoned bread baker looking for some new ideas? Either way you’re in the right place, and novices and experts alike will find something to enjoy in our weekend baking collection.

Whether you’re in the mood for easy biscuits and muffins, Anna Higham’s savoury pissaladière scrolls, or Manon Lagrève’s kouign amann, get your apron on, and go grab the flour – what will you bake this weekend?

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Best of the best carrot cake

Carrot cake recipes

Best of the best carrot cake

Carrot cake is a crowdpleaser and one every keen baker should have in their arsenal. This is our best ever...

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Malt iced buns with raspberry icing

Baking recipes

Malt iced buns with raspberry icing

Who doesn’t love an iced bun?  Even better, how about a homemade iced bun. These ones temper the sometimes over-sweet...

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Black forest bakewell tart

Sweet tart recipes

Black forest bakewell tart

When black forest gateau meets bakewell tart, something magical happens. These two nostalgic desserts combine perfectly – especially when served...

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Date and walnut loaf

Baking recipes

Date and walnut loaf

This classic date and walnut loaf recipe comes from Irish food writer Cherie Denham. We defy you to resist it...

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Soft and fluffy blaas (Irish bread rolls)

Irish recipes

Soft and fluffy blaas (Irish bread rolls)

Learn how to make soft and fluffy blaas with Cherie Denham’s easy recipe. These legendary Irish rolls hail from Waterford....

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Banana, maple and pecan cake

Baking recipes

Banana, maple and pecan cake

Bake Off’s Kevin Flynn transforms banana cake into something special. Sandwich the layers of rich banana sponge with piped maple...

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Ravneet Gill’s strawberry and lemon verbena fraisier cake

Cake recipes

Ravneet Gill’s strawberry and lemon verbena fraisier cake

This gorgeous creation from Ravneet Gill is the ideal bake when strawberries are at their best. A light sponge is...

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Blackberry millefeuille

Brilliant blackberry recipes

Blackberry millefeuille

Millefeuille (which translates to ‘a thousand leaves’ thanks to all the layers of puff pastry) are all the rage right...

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Sourdough banana bread

Banana bread recipes

Sourdough banana bread

Did you know you could make cake with sourdough starter? It adds distinctive tang to this banana bread from sourdough...

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Sourdough loaf

Baking recipes

Sourdough loaf

“Welcome to my master recipe. This is the standard recipe that I use every week to make sourdough loaves and...

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Blue cheese gougères

Blue cheese recipes

Blue cheese gougères

Bake a batch of these blue cheese gougères and watch them get hoovered up by anyone within five metres of...

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Manon Lagrève’s kouign amann

Patisserie recipes

Manon Lagrève’s kouign amann

A traditional pastry from Brittany, kouign amann means ‘butter cake’ in the Breton language. This is a five ingredient recipe...

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Manon Lagrève’s mini canelés

Patisserie recipes

Manon Lagrève’s mini canelés

If you’re going to make canelés, those chewy custardy treats found in French coffee shops, you may as well learn...

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Pissaladière scrolls

Brioche recipes

Pissaladière scrolls

A pissaladière is a provençal tart that pairs caramelised onions with black olives and anchovies. In Anna Higham‘s recipe, the...

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Peanut butter and jam brown butter sponge cake

Cake recipes

Peanut butter and jam brown butter sponge cake

When the old Victoria sandwich won’t hit the spot, this peanut butter and jam brown butter sponge cake from Tarunima...

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Puttanesca focaccia

Savoury bread recipes

Puttanesca focaccia

Ligurian focaccia collides head-on with Neapolitan puttanesca in this incredible loaf. Our light and pillowy focaccia – glistening with olive...

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