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    • Gluten-free chocolate brownies

      Gluten-free chocolate brownies

      These gluten-free chocolate brownies are squidgy, fudgy cubes of joy. The simple batter is hugely versatile, so you can try adding your favourite nuts, dried fruits or sweets to create new flavour combinations. Extra chocolate chunk are optional but come highly recommended!

      • 1
      (1 ratings)
    • Mary Berry's lemon drizzle cake

      Mary Berry's lemon drizzle cake

      Mary Berry is the queen of baking so if you're looking for a classic lemon drizzle cake recipe, this is the one to try. Mary Berry's lemon drizzle cake recipe is one of the most popular recipes on goodtoknow and has been tried and tested by pretty much the whole of the team! This classic cake recipe is full of citrus flavour and is perfect for all baking abilities from beginners to those who fancy a spot in The Great British Bake Off tent!

      • 4
      (567 ratings)
    • victoria sponge

      Rosemary Shrager's Victoria sponge cake

      Rosemary Shrager makes this classic British cake recipe look effortless with an easy to follow step-by-step guide - so treat the family to this freshly baked cake next time you have an hour to spare.

      • 4
      (31 ratings)
    • Lemon polenta cake with honey drizzle

      Gluten-free lemon polenta cake

      This gluten-free lemon polenta cake with honey drizzle is a super fancy take on a classic lemon drizzle. The use of fine polenta gives this bake a crumbly, moist texture and piled high with berries and generously drizzled with fruity honey, it's a sweet, summery winner.

      • 4
      (3 ratings)
    • Blueberry and white chocolate cupcakes

      Blueberry and white chocolate cupcakes

      Tangy blueberries are mixed with light sponge and creamy white chocolate icing to make this cupcake a heavenly afternoon or birthday party treat

      • 4
      (6 ratings)
    • Banoffee Cupcakes

      Banoffee cupcakes

      Be experimental with your cupcake making and try these delicious banoffee cupcakes, made exclusively for goodtoknow by our cupcake queen Victoria Threader

      • 3
      (20 ratings)
    • S'mores cupcakes

      S'mores cupcakes

      These delicious s'mores cupcakes are the perfect autumn treat. Based on the traditonal American classic, these cupcakes have four mouth-watering layers including a crunchy caramelised biscuit base, a layer of melted chocolate, a gooey rich chocolate sponge centre and a sweet, fluffy marshmallow topping and come complete with a chocolate dipped biscuit - what more could you ask for?

      • 3
      (5 ratings)
    • Lorraine Pascale's big fat carrot cake

      Lorraine Pascale's big fat carrot cake

      Lorraine Pascale, star of BBC show Baking Made Easy, calls this recipe a, 'A no-holds-barred cake with three moist spiced layers of pure excess.'

      • 4
      (38 ratings)
    • Bienenstich 'bee sting' cake

      Bienenstich 'bee sting' cake

      This classic German cake is easier to make than you may think. The nickname for this cake was given as the baker who originally made it in Germany was stung by a bee as it was attracted to the sweet honey topping, and we can see why - drizzled over the sweet brioche dough, it's a seriously special treat. Best of all, you can whip up this soft and spongy cake in less than an hour! Our baking blogger Maxine Owen made this recipe as part of her baking around the world blog.

      • 5
      (1 ratings)
    • Chocolate and raspberry cake

      Chocolate and raspberry cake

      What could be better than a chocolate cake? A chocolate cake topped with sticky ganache and dotted with juicy raspberries, of course! This easy chocolate and raspberry cake recipe is baked in a tray bake tin, making it great for feeding a crowd or serving up at bake sales. With a dollop of double cream on the side, it makes a delicious dessert as well.

      • 0
      (0 ratings)
    • Divine brownies

      Chocolate brownies

      Chocolate brownies are meant to be gooey in the middle and this simple recipe shows you exactly when it's time to take the brownies out of the oven. These brownies are made with delicious dark chocolate

      • 4
      (207 ratings)
    • Banana cake recipe

      Banana cake

      This hearty banana cake is a delicious way to use up any leftover bananas you might have lying around. The dense sponge is sprinkled with walnuts and topped with a rich chocolate buttercream to complement the banana flavours. To make banana cake, you need to make sure the bananas you use are very ripe.

      • 4
      (73 ratings)
    • Genoese sponge with strawberries and cream

      Genoese sponge with strawberries and cream

      This genoese sponge with strawberries and cream is a sumptuous summer bake that will wow your friends and family. With a homemade jam and light, delicate sponge, this cake does require a bit of extra time and effort, but the results are well worth the wait - and you can use the leftover jam on your toast the next morning!

      • 5
      (3 ratings)
    • Baileys cupcakes

      Baileys cupcakes

      These impressive Baileys cupcakes from goodtoknow's cupcake Queen, Victoria Threader, taste just as good as they look. With this easy-to-make recipe you'll be enjoying these sweet treats in no time.

      • 3
      (27 ratings)
    • Violet cream cupcakes

      Violet cream cupcakes

      Give your cupcakes a lovely floral flavour by making these violet cream cupcakes. Light and fragrant, this cupcake recipe is definitely one to try out on the girls

      • 3
      (249 ratings)
    • Pimm's layer cake

      Pimm's layer cake

      This delicious Pimm's layer cake is easier to make than it may look. With an impressive 3 layers, it's perfect for special occasions or summer parties in the sunshine. Ready in just 50 mins, this cake combines Pimm's with butter and icing sugar to make a sweet and creamy buttercream which sandwiches each layer together nicely. Topped with freshly prepared fruit and garnished with sprigs of mint leaves, this Pimm's layer cake is a slice (or 10) of summer.

      • 4
      (9 ratings)
    • Bolo Baeta Brazilian Milk Cake

      Bolo Baeta

      You can find all sorts of cake in Brazil and they are eaten at all times of day even for breakfast. Usually they are baked in ring or tube cake moulds and this gives them a distinctive appearance. Interestingly they are nearly always made in a blender or food processor, making it very quick and easy to create a delicious cake for the family. This recipe for Bolo Baeta or milk cake is a typical Brazilian recipe and is simple to make with just a few ingredients. The recipe uses a tin of condensed milk as its base which gives it a lovely creamy flavour. This is a simple cake with an interesting moist, dense texture quite unlike our own sponge cakes, and is really delicious and moreish. You can easily jazz it up by adding all sorts of flavours orange, lemon, chocolate chips, nuts etc. This one has lime zest added to the basic mixture and just a dusting of icing sugar to finish.

      • 4
      (8 ratings)
    • Banana bread recipe

      Banana bread

      Got some bananas about to go off? Don't throw them away! Use them to make this delicious banana bread. Ripe bananas give the dense loaf a lovely moist texture with a subtle hint of flavour. The thick dough takes a little longer than your average cake to bake but it's worth the wait. A slice of this flavour-packed cake is a perfect treat for breakfast (try it with a spread of butter), parties or just a little afternoon treat

      • 4
      (94 ratings)

Your comments

Sue sue

Any diabetic cake recipes or can you just substitute sweetener in equal measurement

Ann MichelleDargo

baking fat free fruit cake again it is delicious .


So many cakes - so little time!!


i love them why they dont have the ingredients


These cakes looks VERY yummy but I would like to make some vegan cakes. Does anyone know of any good eggless or specific vegan cake recipes or where I can find some?


Very GOOD work people. Please keep on.....It is goodTOknow that you r here and you will stay.!!!!!!!!


What a wonderful selection of cake receipes. Looking forward to trying many of them out. Thankyou.

Ebony morgan

I think it is really helpfull

Charlotte Gunn

Tell us what your favourite cake recipe is on goodtoknow - we'd love to hear from you.


Mmmm cake


I like Cake!

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