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    • Peach and lemon cake

      Peach and lemon cake

      This peach and lemon cake is the perfect bake for beginner bakers - with a light, simple batter and natural sweetness from the fruit, it's quick and easy to make and looks fantastic without the need for extra decoration or icing. This sponge tastes great served with your afternoon cuppa, or with a blob of whipped cream for dessert.

      • 0
      (0 ratings)
    • Chocolate and custard bars

      Nanaimo bars

      Nanaimo bars, slices of delicious chocolate and custard cake which are a cult snack in Canada, are the perfect no-fuss treat for kids and packed lunches. Even better, they require no baking - simple!

      • 4
      (12 ratings)
    • paul hollywood marble cake

      Paul Hollywood's marble chocolate cake

      Get the perfect marble cake with this classic recipe from Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood. Swirls of vanilla and chocolate sponge produce impressively beautiful results

      • 4
      (20 ratings)
    • Carrot cake

      Learn how to make classic carrot cake with our easy recipe. The dense sponge of a carrot cake is easy to produce in the comfort of your own home, you just need to know how it's done. Our easy recipe, which comes with a step-by-step video, has been triple-tested by Woman's Weekly. Topped with a simple cream cheese frosting, this carrot cake is the perfect base for a birthday cake or even split into 12 for cupcakes

      • 4
      (246 ratings)
    • Strawberry cake

      Mary Berry's strawberry cake

      It takes time to make Mary Berry's strawberry and almond 'dacquoise ' but the end result is very impressive.

      • 3
      (37 ratings)
    • Victoria Sandwich Cake

      Paul Hollywood's Victoria sponge

      Make the perfect Victoria sponge by following Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood's ultimate recipe. Filled with useful tips, his handy recipe will have you baking like a pro

      • 4
      (22 ratings)
    • 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!

      • 3
      (2 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
      (702 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
      (79 ratings)
    • How to prepare a sandwich tin

      Watch how to prepare a sandwich tin with our step by step video that shows you how to line a round tin with baking paper and flour to ensure the best bake and let you easily remove the cake from the tin when it's ready.

      • 0
      (0 ratings)
    • Mary Berry Victoria sponge cake recipe

      Mary Berry's Victoria sandwich

      Great British Bake Off judge and Queen of Cakes, Mary Berry, shows us how to make the best known and loved of all family cakes - her large all-in-one Victoria sandwich

      • 4
      (309 ratings)
    • Swiss roll

      Learn how to make this classic dessert with Woman's Weekly cookery editor Sue McMahon

      • 3
      (11 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
      (211 ratings)
    • Gluten-free victoria sponge

      Gluten-free Victoria sponge

      Going gluten-free can be tricky, but with recipes like this gluten-free Victoria sponge, you needn't miss out on your favourites. This light and airy sponge is perfect alongside your afternoon cuppa - we like it filled with raspberry jam, but you can choose whichever flavour you like best.

      • 3
      (12 ratings)
    • Courgette and lime muffins recipe

      Courgette and lime muffins

      Courgettes aren't just delicious in savoury recipes. You can turn them into sweet treats or even cakes like these tasty courgette and lime muffins.

      • 3
      (29 ratings)
    • Chocolate and raspberry cake

      Chocolate and raspberry cake

      Chocolate cake topped with sticky ganache and dotted with juicy raspberries makes an easy traybake recipe to feed a crowd.

      • 5
      (2 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
      (33 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)

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where can I find this recipe please

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.

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I think it is really helpfull

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


Mmmm cake


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