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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Fudgy Vegan Brownies With Caramel Icing Recipe

Vegan baking never tasted so good with these Fudgy Vegan Brownies With Caramel Icing!  Fudgy Vegan Brownies With Caramel Icing […]

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Classic Strawberry Cheesecake

Classic Strawberry Cheesecake. The long wait for strawberries is finally over! Make the most of the in-season fruit with this decadent […]

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Chocolate & Coffee Éclairs

Chocolate & Coffee Éclairs. Combine two rich flavours and enjoy these delicious chocolate and coffee infused morsels.  Makes 16   125g […]

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Cinnamon & Leatherwood Honey Swirl Teacake

Cinnamon & Leatherwood Honey Swirl Teacake. Ring in the weekend with this sweet teacake.  Serves 8   125g butter ½ cup […]

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Nel’s Sticky Date Pudding

Serves 12   Butterscotch Sauce Butter – 80 grams Brown sugar – 265 grams Cream – 250 grams Ginger – […]

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Honey & Macadamia Cheesecake Recipe

Honey & Macadamia Cheesecake Recipe. I always try to cook using ingredients that inspire and surround me, and because I’m usually […]

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Tall Baked Ginger Cheesecake With Rhubarb Cream

Tall Baked Ginger Cheesecake With Rhubarb Cream Serves 12   250g gingernut cookies 250g digestive biscuits 180g butter, melted 3 […]

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Lemon Kisses

In baking terms, ‘kisses’ is the recognised as two small cakes sandwiched together around a soft filling. They are not quite muffins and not quite cakes, yet somewhere in between.

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Chocolate Kisses With Coffee Icing

The kisses recipe is all about store cupboard ingredients and keeping baking simple.

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Slice Of Heaven

Our slice masterclass will teach you everything you need to know about baking these tasty treats. Quick and easy to make, you’ll be satisfying your sweet tooth in no time.

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Lemon Slab with Citrus Curd and Cream

Welcome the warmer weather with this festive citrus cake.

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Easy Ways To Use Fresh Dates

Make the most of in-season dates with these delicious recipes.

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Lemon Louise Cake

Lemon Louise Cake. You’ll want to swallow this zesty Lemon Louise slice whole.  Makes 20 squares 150g butter, softened 1⁄4 cup […]

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Continental Slice Recipe

Continental Slice Recipe. A deep chocolate slice enhanced by a creamy custard filling.  Continental Slice Recipe Makes 24 squares 125g butter […]

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Takaka Ginger Crunch

Takaka Ginger Crunch. Meet your favourite new slice.  Makes 28 squares   150g butter 2 tbsp golden syrup 3⁄4 cup brown […]

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3 steps to the perfect sponge cake

If you’ve ever had trouble creating this classic recipe, just follow these easy tips to make sponge cake perfectly every […]

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Belgium Squares

This classic slice is sure to add some colour to your next afternoon tea.

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Cherry Clafoutis

Cherries are the ultimate summer treat! Make the most of them with this sweet Cherry Clafoutis.

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Gingerbread & Pear Pudding

This warming dessert makes the most of delicious in-season pears.

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Comforting Winter Menu

Indulge this week with these delicious and warming winter meals.

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Best Ever Lamingtons

These light and fluffy lamingtons are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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Nourishing Family Favourites

Take a look at our list of recipes that are delicious nourishing family favourites. Perfect for the family when you’re stuck for recipe ideas. These hearty dishes are sure to become fast favourites.

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Winter Taste Sensations

This warming weekly menu is packed full of winter taste sensations sure to leave you feeling satisfied.

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Hearty Winter Menu

We’re keeping warm this week with our favourite hearty dishes.

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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.