Cake

  • Mary Berry's Sunday orange spice cake

    "A fresh, spiced orange cake. You could use just under half the orange filling to sandwich the cakes together, and spread the rest on top," says Mary Berry.Energy 429 kcal/1801...

  • Heston Blumenthal's banbury cake

    "Dating from at least the 16th century, this classic English flat pastry has a wonderfully complex flavour – fruity,spicy and fragrant all at once. Served with a ramekin full of...

  • Lucie Bennett's luxury simnel cake

    "This traditional Easter treat, based on an early Victorian recipe, is classically decorated with 11 toasted marzipan balls," says Lucie.Preparation time: 35 minutes, plus overnight soaking and coolingCooking time: 2...

  • Heston Blumenthal's caraway bath cake

    "This recipe really captures the essence of this 18th-century British classic. And since it's Easter, embellish the cakes with a little chocolate in the form of an oozy sauce and...

  • Coconut and lemon cupcakes

    Edible flowers, such as the petals from roses, are very popular in Persian cuisine — the floral flavour works well with other Middle Eastern ingredients such as pistachio and lemon.Preparation...

  • Heston Blumenthal's coriander biscotti

    "Normally, these crunchy little Italian biscuits are flavoured with almond and perhaps pistachios. Here I’ve added coriander, which introduces a lovely citrussy aromatic edge to them," says Heston.Makes: 30Ingredients250g plain...

  • Must-bake chocolate cakes for Easter

    Pull out all the stops this Easter Bank Holiday weekend with our selection of seriously tantalising chocolate cakes. From Tom Aikens' Divine chocolate fudge cake, to an indulgent raisin and...

  • Matt Tebbutt's New York cheesecake

    “This recipe for Classic American Cheesecake with Berry Compote comes from a native New Yorker and they know how to make a good cheesecake! The best example I’ve ever tasted...

  • Jamie Oliver's Hummingbird cake

    Jamie Oliver said "Quite simply, this beautiful cake is bloody delicious – bake it, and get it in your gob. Light fluffy sponge with banana and pineapple galore, a crunchy...
  • Rich marbled chocolate cake

    Serves 12Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 35 minutes, plus coolingUsing Chocolate Horlicks® in the recipe deepens the flavour of the buttercream used to decorate the cake, adding to the rich...
  • Guinness chocolate cake

    As baking fever sweeps the nation, Guinness’ luxurious offering is sure to get cake lovers’ whisks whirring. The Guinness chocolate cake is an indulgent treat, perfect for fans of the...
  • Strawberry shortcake

    Ingredients175g butter75g caster sugar175g flour1 tbsp fine semolina500g strawberriesExtra strawberries for making the coulisJuice of 1 lemonIcing sugar for dusting1 tub of Kelly’s of Cornwall Cornish Dairy Vanilla Ice CreamMethodPreheat...
  • Piccolo parsnip and orange cake with mascarpone frosting

    Calories: 580 per portionServes: 12Ingredients250g self-raising flour1 tsp baking powder250g butter, softened250g brown sugar4 medium eggs2 tsp mixed spice300g Piccolo parsnips, washed, trimmed and grated50g pecan nuts, chopped finely1 tsp...
  • Top 20 Christmas desserts

    Christmas just wouldn't be the same without some sweet Christmas recipes to add that extra festive bite to the proceedings – click on the photo below to see our top...
  • Raisin and bitter chocolate mud cake

    Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 25 minutesServes: 6 - 8Ingredients100g Fairtrade raisins100ml boiling hot strong Fairtrade coffee250g unsalted butter300g Fairtrade soft dark brown sugar250g Fairtrade 70% bitter dark chocolate, chopped...
  • Fruity Christmas cake

    Rich dried fruits, nuts and a dash of brandy go into this delicious, no hassle Christmas cake - a classic, tried-and-tested recipe.Ingredients200g Fairtrade dark soft brown sugar175g unsalted English butter...