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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Raspberry and sesame cheesecake danishes

Raspberry recipes

Raspberry and sesame cheesecake danishes

These easy pastries are like a cheesecake in danish form. Tart raspberries are mellowed by the cream cheese base, and...

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Crullers

Baking recipes

Crullers

You may not have heard of crullers but, trust us, you’re going to love them. More substantial than a choux...

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Caramelised white chocolate madeleines

Afternoon tea recipes

Caramelised white chocolate madeleines

Fluffy madeleines are a treat warm from the oven, especially when they get a double dose of caramelised white chocolate....

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Simple wholemeal loaf

Savoury bread recipes

Simple wholemeal loaf

Learn how to make a simple free-form loaf with our easy recipe. Diverse wholemeal wheat flour, such as YQ, isn’t...

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Chocolate custard brioche

Baking recipes

Chocolate custard brioche

Set aside some time at the weekend to make these gorgeous chocolate brioche loaves from master baker Richard Bertinet. The...

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Khaliat nahal (Omani honeycomb bread)

Sweet bread recipes

Khaliat nahal (Omani honeycomb bread)

Chef and food writer Dina Macki shares her recipe for a magical sweet-savoury honeycomb bread from Oman, traditionally eaten during...

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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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