The 20 best British bakes

These 20 traditional British bakes include savoury favourites and classic cake recipes

These 20 traditional British bakes include savoury favourites and classic cake recipes. We’ve got recipes for old-fashioned treats and cakes to impress at your next get together or bake sale. 

Has The Great British Bake Off inspired you to put on an apron, get in the kitchen and whip up some classic bakes? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up some of our best-loved recipes for traditional bakes on goodtoknow. And it’s not just cake recipes like classic Victoria sponge and irresistible lemon drizzle cake. We’ve also got recipes for baked puds like sticky toffee pudding and apple crumble and sweet favourites like Chelsea buns and Scottish shortbread.
There’s lots of traditional British bakes if you prefer savoury to sweet, too. We’ve got the best of British pies, Cornish pasties from the Hairy Bikers and family favourites like toad in the hole. How many of our top British bakes have you made?