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Gill Meller's sweet, spiced ginger cake is made with honey, molasses and almonds and tastes better as it sits in the tin. Make it a day or two in advance then pack it for a picnic.
Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite struts his stuff with this super moist and moreish chocolate cola cake.
Debbie Major's chunky apple cake recipe is full of spiced flavours and surprising textures, perfect for an autumn afternoon.
A traditional Icelandic recipe that uses tart rhubarb jam, muscovado and oats in this cake come crumble recipe.
A banana loaf recipe, with an Asian twist of coconut and spices, from food writer Ghillie James.
Tart raspberries cut through the rich stickiness of the pecan cake in this moreish dessert recipe.
Debbie Major's lemon cake recipe is wonderful drizzled with its syrup and served with summer berries and extra yogurt.
Serve this moist nut cake recipe on its own for afternoon tea or with the sweet wine syllabub as a dessert.
This torta recipe is made with cornmeal instead of regular flour, making it surprisingly moist and delicate.
Marguerite Patten’s recipe for ginger cake was written during rationing, so we've updated this Victorian era recipe to include olive oil instead of margarine.
To minimise washing up, we've used one yogurt pot to measure out the wet ingredients for this easy chocolate and banana loaf cake – it's a great one to make with children.
Our pop cakes recipe is inspired by Enid Blyton's The Faraway Tree – the sweet treats, also called pop biscuits, are eaten by the children who climb the giant enchanted tree.
Our sticky marmalade roll recipe is inspired by CS Lewis's The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in which Mrs Beaver serves the comforting dessert to the children.
Mary Berry's malted chocolate cake recipe is made with chocolate cake with a malted icing and topped with Maltesers. It's a real crowd-pleaser and family favourite.
Slow-roasting means the pink of the rhubarb becomes gorgeously enhanced. With the ice cream and pistachio cake too, this becomes a must-try dessert recipe.
Indulge in a slice of cake inspired by Roald Dahl’s book Matilda. The rich chocolate cake recipe is made with three layers of sponge and a creamy chocolate icing.
The inspiration for this chocolate and orange tea loaf recipe comes from the jaffa cake with its wonderful mixture of marmalade, dark chocolate and sponge. A winner for elevenses or afternoon tea.
Enter chocolate heaven with this amaretto and almond torte – it's soft, gooey and with a gentle boozy note.
Swedish almond cake, also known as mandeltårta, is a light, fluffy cake with a creamy custard icing and toasted almonds.
This rich cake recipe topped with cherries is moist and chocolatey. It doesn’t taste sour - the vinegar reacts with the bicarb to make the cake rise.
This sticky cake recipe is full of seasonal plums. It's a beautiful cake and perfect for a dinner party dessert.
A twist on an absolute classic, this victoria sponge recipe uses decadent rose extract and petals to create a truly beautiful cake.
This traditional Southern cake recipe – as featured in To Kill A Mockingbird – is loaded with liquor. It's definitely a cake for a celebration.
This tiramisu cake, based on the classic Italian dessert, is a decadent hit of chocolate, coffee and almond.
Chocolate and banana is a classic comfort combination, and this cake is certain to raise anyone's spirits.
Moist, soft and fruity, this cake is both gluten and dairy-free. It makes a moreish pudding or tea-time treat.
Paul Hollywood's simple carrot cake recipe is made with pecan nuts, cinnamon, ginger and topped with a cream cheese frosting.
A classic Mary Berry sponge recipe that's very easy – you can make it in a food processor in minutes.
This is the ultimate chocolate mud cake recipe. Enjoy it as a dessert or have a sliver with a cup of tea.
There is nothing better than a big fat slice of sinful chocolate cake. This recipe mixes rich dark chocolate with smooth velvety guinness. Perfect for grown up chocolate lovers.
British rhubarb goes beautifully with vanilla and soured cream in this tasty crumb cake.
This extravagant Baileys and chocolate cheesecake recipe is best made the day before serving. It makes the perfect special occasion dessert.
Adding chilli to a cake might seem strange, but it really complements the pineapple in this gorgeous upside-down cake recipe.
A sumptuous, rich and moist chocolate cake recipe that's great to serve at birthdays and celebrations.
This is a softly spiced carrot cake with raisins steeped in sherry. A moreish and popular recipe that everyone should have in their repertoire.
The ingredients in this chocolate and beetroot cake work beautifully together – we dare you to try it.
This moist, fragrant gluten-free cake can be kept wrapped in the fridge for up to five days.
A decadent cake recipe strictly for the grown-ups – perfect for a lazy afternoon with friends and a large pot of tea.
An apple cake recipe made with fresh bramley apples and lemon juice and zest. Serve with clotted cream.
Show kids how much fun baking can be - they'll be converts for life once they've tasted this easy coconut and chocolate cake recipe.
A stunning cake recipe with a chocolate sponge, sandwiched with chocolate then smothered in chocolate!
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