Cakes

  • Heart-shaped chocolate Valentine's cake

    Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 60 minutesServes: 2IngredientsCake100g butter, softened100g caster sugar4 medium happy eggs80g self raising flour30g cocoa powderIcing50g butter50g 72% cooking Chocolate20g cocoa powder250g icing SugarMethodCake Mix the...

  • Strawberry and champagne cupcakes

    Ingredients225g unsalted butter, softened225g caster sugarA pinch of saltSeeds of 1 vanilla pod or 1 tbsp vanilla extract4 medium eggs225g self-raising flour60ml Champagne syrupAbout 250g Peggy’s Strawberry & Champagne Jam...

  • Top ten Christmas cake recipes

    Get the oven gloves out and the cake tin ready because we have top ten Christmas cake recipes that will get your baking shoes on – see the photo gallery...

  • Farmyard cupcakes

    Makes 12 cupcakesYou will need pink and white casesIngredients125g self-raising flour125g caster sugar125g soft unsalted butter2 large eggs½ teaspoon vanilla extract2 tablespoons milkFor the buttercream125g softened butter250g icing sugar1/2 tsp...

  • Crunchy chocolate sweetie nests

    Cute little nests filled with sweet treat chocolate beans for the prettiest of party food – they will disappear as fast as they are made!Makes: 14-16Preparation time: 20 minutes +...

  • Chocolate crisp hedgehog cake

    This novelty cake will appeal to young children and make an ideal birthday cake.Serves 8IngredientsFor the cake100g (4 oz) self raising flour, sifted with a teaspoon of baking powder100g (4...

  • Chocolate traybake

    Simple and delicious chocolate tray bake that children will love – great for parties or as a lunchbox treatMakes: 12-16Preparation time: 10 minsCooking time: 25-30 minsIngredients25g cocoa powder, sifted3 tbsp...

  • Lemon sherbet cupcakes

    "These are amazing! Homemade sherbet is really easy, just don't eat huge amounts of it as it is high in sodium," says Beverley Glock. "You need to keep the sherbet...

  • Carrot and walnut cake

    An adaptation of Ottolenghi’s recipe, this is a light, moist and sublime cake with a rich, citrus icing and crunchy caramelised walnuts.Serves: 8Prep time: 1 hourCooking time: 55-60 minutesIngredientsFor the...

  • The world's most expensive cupcake unveiled

    The world's most expensive cupcake was unveiled this week.The £768.85 baked beauty's decadent list of ingredients included Hawaiian AA tea and the finest Ritz escoffier and Charbonnel et Walker chocolates.Wrapped...
  • Gü's decadent chocolate birthday cake

    CakesThis double layer of moist chocolate sponge is not only topped with a chocolate glaze, but filled with it too… pure indulgence. Serves 12-16IngredientsFor sponge: 150g plain flour4 tsp baking...
  • Bumblebee chocolate cupcakes

    CupcakesMakes 10-12 To bake140g (5oz) self-raising flour2 tablespoons cocoa powder½ teaspoon bicarbonate of sodaPinch of salt110ml (4floz) buttermilk1 teaspoon vinegar½ teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon red food colouring60g (2oz) butter -...
  • Tear and share flower cupcakes

    CupcakesMakes 10-12 IngredientsTo bake50g (2oz) self-raising flour 50g (2oz) caster sugar 50g (2oz) butter - softened1 medium egg – beatenTo decorate200g Vanilla Snip and SwirlMini chocolate beans250g Renshaw Pink Ready...
  • Jane Asher's garden festival cake

    Treat garden party guests to a slice of this light and airy summer cake, specially created to support the first ever National Gardens Festival Weekend on 15-16 June. Serve with...
  • Crunchy cookie cake

    Dish type: Dessert Serves 12Preparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 15 minutesIngredients50g unsalted butter, softened100g light muscovado sugar1 medium egg150g self-raising flour½ tsp. baking powder100g Cadbury Dairy Milk Marvellous Creations Cookie...
  • Gluten-free lemon drizzle cake

    Dish type: Baking A gluten-free treat that tastes just as good, if not better! Makes 1 loaf, approximately 10 slices Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 50 minutes Difficulty: ModerateIngredients170g...
  • Nadia Sawalha's low-sugar St Clement's cakes

    Dish type: CakeServes 6 Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 20 minutesNutritional information: 183kcals per serving Ingredients1 large satsuma or tangerine175g self-raising flour25g ground almonds1/2 tsp baking powder5 tbsp Splenda Granulated1...

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