Baking

Best-ever cake recipes

Time to get busy baking - we’ve trawled the archives to collate our most popular cake recipes....

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Almond and Chocolate Scones With Marmalade Glaze

Love scones?

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Maple Lemon Meringue Tart

This lemon meringue pie includes a velvet smooth lemon tart, similar to a tart au citron, with a soft meringue topping. A delicious and fresh dessert.

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Potato & Sage Scones

We know our readers love scones.

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William Curley’s Maple Praline Truffles

Maple syrup is one of William Curley’s favourite ingredients.

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Honey Walnut Bars with Smoked Salt

Satisfy your sweet cravings with these delectable Honey Walnut Bars, elevated with a hint of savoury complexity from delicately sprinkled smoked salt.

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Best-Ever Chocolate Layer Cake with Sour Cream Ganache

Our Best-Ever Chocolate Layer Cake with Sour Cream Ganache is a decadent dessert masterpiece that promises to delight chocolate lovers with every indulgent bite.

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Sweet Marsala and Citrus Rice Fritters

Delight in the fusion of flavours with our Sweet Marsala and Citrus Rice Fritters recipe.

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Mini Cinnamon Sponge Cakes with Cannoli Cream

These miniature Cinnamon Sponge Cakes with Cannoli Cream offer a perfect balance of cinnamon-infused sweetness and creamy richness, creating an irresistible dessert. This recipe can be made into one larger cake, just use 2 x 20cm cake tins and bake for longer.

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Classic Strawberry Cheesecake

The long wait for strawberries is finally over!

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Burnt Butter Orange & Chocolate Bundt Cake

Our Burnt Butter Orange and Chocolate Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze is a decadent masterpiece that marries rich flavours and irresistible textures.

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Vegan Passionfruit & Jasmine Tea Cake

Try this delicious loaf flavoured with passionfruit and jasmine tea.

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Upside Down Tomato & Prosciutto Cake

Layers of ripe tomatoes and savoury prosciutto are nestled in a moist, flavourful dough.

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Ricotta & Chocolate Baked Cheesecake with Roasted Grapes

Ricotta & Chocolate Baked Cheesecake with Roasted Grapes. You can’t go wrong with a delicious baked cheesecake! Ricotta & Chocolate […]

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Unlock the Delight of Rhubarb: In Season Tips and Tricks

Best known for the role it plays in pies and tarts, rhubarb also shines in savoury dishes and pairs with ginger for a delightful jam.

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Raspberry Sprinkle Cake

This Raspberry Sprinkle Cake is a treat for the kids, and there is no doubt the adults will love it too!

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Cherry Louise Pavlova Cake

Delight in the divine Cherry Louise Pavlova Cake – a crowd-pleaser that captivates with layers of sweetness and fruity elegance.

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Indulge in Pure Decadence with Our Best-Ever Rocky Road Recipes

Satisfy your sweet cravings with our best-ever Rocky Road recipes.

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Blueberry & Lemon ‘Cheesecake’ Bars

This heavenly treat effortlessly combines the creamy richness of classic cheesecake with the deliciousness of plant-based cooking. Perfect for any occasion, these Cheesecake Bars are a delightful twist on the traditional dessert, offering a decadent experience in every bite.

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The Ultimate Eton Mess Ice Cream Sandwiches

Get ready to indulge in a dessert sensation like no other with our Eton Mess Ice Cream Sandwiches.

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Vegan Strawberry, Vanilla & Hibiscus Pie

Spring is the perfect time to enjoy fresh strawberries. They add a healthy unbeatable pop of colour and flavour to everything from main meals and sides to delicious desserts.

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Apple, Earl Grey Tea & Oat Fritters

We’ve given classic apple fritters an irresistible new twist by imbuing them with the smoky flavour of tea.

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Lychee Blueberry Cupcakes

Our fave time of the year is back – Aussie lychees are now in season! Ready to add a fresh burst of flavour to summer celebrations, we can’t wait!

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Indulge in a World of Sweet Delights with the Best Cupcake Recipes

Whether you’re planning a birthday celebration, a cozy tea time, or simply looking to satisfy your sweet tooth, we’ve got you covered with the best cupcake recipes that will delight your taste buds and put a smile on your face.

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Tiramisu Layered Pavlova

Experience the best of both worlds with this Tiramisu Layered Pavlova recipe. Layers of coffee-soaked meringue and luscious mascarpone cream create a delightful fusion of Italian and Australian dessert classics.

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Baking is one of life’s simple pleasures—whether it’s cookies and biscuits for the kids or classic cakes like banana cake or chocolate cake, you’ll find the recipes here at MINDFOOD. We’ve even got Christmas and wedding cake recipes for those special occasions, scrumptious sweet and savoury muffins for school and work, and pies like pumpkin or apple pie for that special treat.

While baking requires careful measuring and precise methods, it can be fun and challenging to stretch your creative muscles and give your baked creations your own personal touch. This could mean adding some creative decorations, adding some extra layers or a little bit of a flavour that’s uniquely yours.

For cupcake lovers, most basic cake recipes can be adapted to cupcakes quite easily.