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    • Chewy chocolate oat squares

      Chewy chocolate oat squares are a cross between a cake and a flapjack and so easy to make. The kids will love making these with you. Ready in under 1hr, this simple tray bake is made with cocoa powder to give it a rich, chocolatey flavour, drizzled with melted white chocolate and packed with rolled oats. These squares are a cross between a cake and a flapjack. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

      • 3
      (31 ratings)
    • Slimming World's chocolate and apricot brownies

      Slimming World's chocolate and apricot brownies

      Slimming World's chocolate and apricot brownies are easy to make and delicious too, made with low calorie hot chocolate powder and sweet dried fruit for a guilt-free hot of sweetness that fits into the Slimming World plan. This recipe makes 24 squares and will take just 35 mins to make and bake. Finish them off with a dusting of icing sugar or if you're feeling naughty, serve warm with frozen yogurt.

      • 3
      (3 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
      (15 ratings)
    • Lemon magic cake

      Lemon magic cake

      Prepare to be wowed by this super-simple magic cake recipe, where one basic batter turns into three seperate layers when baked! There's dense cake, buried under a creamy layer, topped with lighter, fluffier sponge, all from the same easy mixture. Okay, so technically it's science, rather than magic, but once you've tasted it you won't be quite so sure...

      • 3
      (24 ratings)
    • Elderflower drizzle cake

      Elderflower drizzle cake

      This delicious and impressive elderflower drizzle cake is a showstopper. Perfect as a special treat for Mother's Day or Easter. This refreshing bake has a creamy elderflower filling along with a sweet, elderflower drizzle on top. We've decorted our cake with edible flowers but you can decorate with fondant flowers instead.

      • 5
      (2 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
      (32 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.

      • 4
      (6 ratings)
    • Sprinkles cake

      Sprinkles cake

      This impressive sprinkles cake is ideal for special occasions such as birthdays or Mother's Day. Our step-by-step recipe will show you how to make this show-stopping cake in no time.

      • 5
      (4 ratings)
    • Lorraine Pascale's raspberry, vanilla and white chocolate cake with almond flowers

      Lorraine Pascale's raspberry, vanilla and white chocolate cake with almond flowers

      Lorraine Pascale's raspberry, vanilla and white chocolate cake with almond flowers is the perfect treat. Not only does this cake look good, it tastes good too with a soft, moist sponge low-fat crème fraîche which makes it that little bit more guilt-free. Topped with a sweet white chocolate icing and decorated with fresh raspberries and flaked almonds. This is a really simple decorating technique which looks very impressive!

      • 4
      (49 ratings)
    • Slimming World's orange and raspberry bites

      Slimming World's orange and raspberry bites

      Slimming World's orange and raspberry bites are so simple to make, with a zesty base, using Quark to cheat the frosting and fresh fruit on top. Perfect for sweet cravings, plus it gives you an extra portion of fruit. You'll make this again and again, but you can also experiment with flavours by swapping the orange for lemon or lime instead, or topping with different berries.

      • 4
      (7 ratings)
    • Butterfly buns

      Butterfly buns

      The kids are going to love making these easy butterfly buns. In just a few simple steps you can have these tasty fairy cakes ready in 40 mins. This recipe makes 10 medium sized butterfly buns. Each bun is packed with buttercream and jam making them a delicious treat for kids. This recipe is so easy to make and get the kids involved. They can help measure ingredients, mix and pour the batter as well as make the cake 'wings' too. These butterfly buns would be ideal for kids parties or as a party favour in goody bags. This recipe shows you how to make your own buttercream too.

      • 4
      (398 ratings)
    • Lisa Faulkner's Fantasy Cake Recipe

      Lisa Faulkner's fantasy cake

      Lisa Faulkner's fantasy cake recipe is a deliciously summery treat made with strawberries or raspberries, or both! Lisa makes the cake all the time but she's altered it slightly over the years. The fruit she's used has varied, so feel free to use your favourite. It's lovely served warm as a dessert.

      • 4
      (12 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!

      • 4
      (5 ratings)
    • Strawberry trifle cake

      Strawberry trifle cake is the ultimate no bake cake for summer, made by layering ready-made flan cases with white chocolate, cream and berries

      • 5
      (6 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 it’s ready to be enjoyed.

      • 3
      (396 ratings)
    • Banana cake with caramel drizzle

      Banana cake with caramel drizzle

      Give your classic banana cake a modern twist by making this delicious banana cake with caramel drizzle. The caramel drizzle adds a real depth of flavour to your sponge that works wonders with the sweet, moist banana along with the soft cream cheese filling and topping. Finish your cake with toasted pecans to make it even more special. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

      • 4
      (3 ratings)
    • Mary Berry's chocolate cake

      Mary Berry's chocolate cake

      Try Mary Berry's simple and easy-to-follow chocolate cake recipe for a delicious and moist chocolate sponge cake with creamy chocolate icing. This recipe serves 6 people and only takes 50 mins to prepare and bake. Mary Berry's chocolate cake is perfect served with a drizzle of fresh cream. Store in an airtight container or cake tin for up to 2 days. If you have any cake left after 2 days we'd recommend warming a slice in the microwave for about 10 seconds and serving with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. This recipe is part of Mary Berry's three cakes in one recipe, taken from Mary Berry's Stress-free Kitchen.

      • 4
      (1109 ratings)
    • Polka dot cake

      Polka dot cake

      This impressive polka dot cake would make the perfect birthday or celebration cake. It's much easier to make than you may think with colourful polka dots hidden carefully in the sponge, the kids are going to love it! Learn how to make your own with our simple step-by-step recipe...

      • 4
      (31 ratings)
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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?


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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.


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