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    • Maltesers mug cake

      Maltesers mug cake

      A mug cake is so much fun to make and can be served up in under 5 minutes, perfect for any sudden cake craving! Children will love to get involved with this Maltesers mug cake - they can measure in all the ingredients and whisk with a fork then watch with excitement as their cake rises in the microwave. This mug cake is surprisingly light and there is plenty to share with the family. Delicious!

      • 5
      (3 ratings)
    • lemon cake

      Lemon curd cake

      This light lemon cake with lemon curd buttercream is sweet and citrusy and only takes 35 mins to bake. With a sweet syrup glaze and a creamy lemon buttercream topping, this cake is delicious. The buttercream frosting combines butter, icing sugar and lemon curd for a light and fluffy coating. The sponge is soft and moist, even more so with the syrup and is full of grated lemon zest which gives it a natural lemon flavour throughout. Decorate with drizzles of lemon curd and itís ready to be enjoyed.

      • 3
      (364 ratings)
    • Cake & Bake Show 2015

      2 FOR 1 tickets to The Cake & Bake Show 2015

      Good news! goodtoknow will be back at The Cake & Bake Show this year and not just for the London show either (more info to come!) If you're planning on coming to visit us we have a right treat up our sleeves for you - 2 for 1 on tickets as an exclusive offer just for GTK.

      • 5
      (1 ratings)
    • Caramel swirl loaf cake

      Caramel swirl loaf cake

      Caramel swirl loaf cake is sure to turn a few heads when it comes to serving. This impressive bake is oozing with caramel and topped with a sweet frosting. If you have any of this loaf left over (as if!), store in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

      • 0
      (0 ratings)
    • Treacle bundt cake with limoncello drizzle

      Treacle bundt cake with limoncello drizzle

      A sticky sweet sponge topped with a naughty lemon liqueur icing and nuggets of crystalised ginger, this treacle bundt cake is a great treat for any special occasion, from Christmas to birthdays. Leftover slices (if you've got any!) are perfect served the next day with a nice cup of tea.

      • 5
      (1 ratings)
    • Victoria sponge recipe

      Victoria sponge is a classic baking recipe to master. The soft vanilla-infused sponge sandwiched together with a light buttercream and jam filling is a favourite for parties, birthdays and afternoon tea. This classic recipe shows you how easy it is to make a Victoria sponge at home - once you've mastered this recipe, the baking world is your oyster!

      • 4
      (294 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
      (109 ratings)
    • Chocolate dipped cupcakes

      Chocolate-dipped cupcakes

      This cupcake recipe is a chocoholic's dream! Rich chocolate cupcakes topped with a creamy vanilla buttercream and dipped in melted chocolate

      • 4
      (34 ratings)
    • Lorraine Pascale's chocolate, Guinness and blackcurrant cake

      Lorraine Pascale's chocolate, Guinness and blackcurrant cake

      Lorraine Pascale's chocolate, Guinness and blackcurrant cake will be the talk of the party. With 4 delicious tiers, this cake is sure to impress your friends and family. Perfect for a special occasion, this cake is packed full of Guinness which makes the sponge extra moist and spongey. Topped with fresh blackberries and sandwiched together with a light cream cheese filling, Lorraine has done it again with this impressive, mouth-watering masterpiece!

      • 4
      (12 ratings)
    • Lemon and blueberry drizzle cake

      Lemon and blueberry drizzle cake

      Impressive lemon and blueberry drizzle cake is perfect for sharing. Make this loaf cake at the weekend for a sweet treat or save for a special occasion. The drizzle is made from blueberry conserve, which is why it has a lovely, pastel colour.

      • 4
      (17 ratings)
    • Drizzle cakes

      Drizzle-tastic: How to turn a simple loaf cake into a drizzle cake masterpiece

      We took one of our favourite drizzle cake recipe and created 6 different drizzles, including Jaffa drizzle cake, Cola drizzle and Pina Colada drizzle

      • 5
      (8 ratings)
    • Cola drizzle loaf

      Cola drizzle cake

      Cola drizzle cake makes a fizzy twist on a drizzle cake soaked in the sweet soft drink and topped with cola bottles and popping candy for extra fun factor. The kids are going to love it!

      • 0
      (0 ratings)
    • Rhubarb and custard cake bars

      Rhubarb and custard cake bars

      Rhubarb and custard cake bars bring together the perfect flavour pairing in a new way. Serve them with a cuppa or give them as a thoughful food gift. Whether you serve them with a cuppa or give them as a thoughtful food gift, these sweet and sticky rhubarb and custard cake bars are just delicious!

      • 5
      (1 ratings)
    • Jaffa cake drizzle loaf

      Jaffa drizzle cake

      Jaffa cake fans, you're seriously going to love this Jaffa drizzle cake with a zesty orange drizzle topped with marmalade and glossy dark chocolate ganache.

      • 5
      (2 ratings)
    • Apple cake

      Apple cake

      This classic apple cake recipe is ideal for sharing and perfect as an afternoon treat. It combines tangy and sweet cooking apples with a light cinnamon infused and raisin packed sponge. This cake can serve up to 12 people and takes 50 mins to cook in a medium heat oven. If the sponge starts to brown too quickly on top cover with baking parchment and continue to cook until done. Dust with icing sugar to serve for an impressive and simple finish.

      • 4
      (41 ratings)
    • 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.

      • 4
      (7 ratings)
    • Weetabix cake

      Weetabix cake

      This cake is a healthier option than your usual cake recipe thanks to the genius addition of Weetabix to the mix. The fibre-rich cereal is balanced out with a mixture of fruit including banana, which reduces the amount of sugar you need to use. This recipe, from our Mummy blogger Anneliese, shows you how to make it with your children

      • 4
      (73 ratings)
    • Reese?s Pieces peanut butter cake

      Reese's Pieces chocolate peanut butter cake

      If you're fan of Reese's Pieces you're going to love this showstopping, jaw-dropping cake made with a rich chocolate sponge, peanut butter buttercream and glazed with a luxurious chocolate ganache.

      • 4
      (9 ratings)
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yo smell like cabbage


Is it me, or all the recipes for cakes I've seen are simple sponge , glued with some jam , icing on top, sultanas and other dry ingridient..... yuck... wheres juicy choc.... cream ..heavenly cakes...creativity .nothing..all the same with just different decorations and names...


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

Charlotte Gunn

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


Mmmm cake


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