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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Custard Slice

Sweet and sticky custard encased in crisp puff pastry, these custard slices are a real treat for kids and adults alike. Decorate with toasted flaked almonds and a sprinkle of icing sugar before serving.

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Chocolate Caramel Macadamia Slice

For a smooth and crunchy afternoon treat try this decadent slice.

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Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Strawberry Swirl Yoghurt Cake

Strawberry swirl yoghurt cake recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Smoked Fish, Potato, Leek 
and Goat’s Cheese Tart

Smoked Fish, Potato, Leek 
and Goat’s Cheese Tart recipe

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Foolproof Pastry

Tart Pastry recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Bobotie Tart

Hailing from South Africa, this dish combines the flavours of spiced sultanas with succulent mince. Topped with silverbeet and eggs and wrapped in pastry this pie is perfect for spring-time picnics.

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Hokey Pokey Biscuits

Do the hokey-pokey with these ice-cream delights.

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Banana and Coconut Loaf Recipe

Banana and Coconut Loaf Recipe. This easy recipe can be cooked in a cake or loaf tin. Perfect for sharing with […]

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Sticky Date Puddings with Caramel Sauce

Sticky Date Puddings with Caramel Sauce brought to you by Weight Watchers and MiNDFOOD. ProPoints™ Value: 9 | Servings: 6 […]

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Apple & Jam Crumble

Apple and Jam Crumble recipe brought to you by Weight Watchers and MiNDFOOD.

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Cheesy Shortbread recipe

Cheesy Shortbread recipe. Take your mid-winter soup to the next level with our favourite Cheesy Shortbread. These light and flavoursome […]

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Roasted Quince Cheesecake

If you’ve only ever eaten quince with a slice of cheese, it may be time to get better acquainted with this versatile fruit. Paired with vanilla and cinnamon and roasted in the oven, it will help create a magical cheesecake.

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Nashi Pear Butterscotch Tart

Nashi Pear Butterscotch Tart recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Apple Fruit Cake

Jam packed with apples, raisins, sultanas and dates, this hearty fruit cake is perfect served with a slice of your favourite vintage cheddar.

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No-Bake Ginger Goodies

With no baking involved, this recipe could not be easier. Sent in by one of our readers, it simply needs to stand in the fridge and, when decorated with icing and cherries, not only tastes great but looks impressive too.

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Top 5 Family Cake Recipes

Grab the kids, roll up your sleeves and head into the kitchen to bake one of our top five family friendly cake recipes.

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Every Cup Counts

Ahead of the Cancer Council’s fundraising initiative, Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, MiNDFOOD provides a run down of recipes to help make your event that little bit more special. MiNDFOOD reports.

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Leek Tarte Tatin

Leek Tarte Tatin recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Chocolate Crunch Slice

Treat the whole family with this simple recipe for chocolate and coconut slice.

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Caramel, Pecan and Chocolate Slice

This delicious caramel slice is topped with crunchy pecans and chunks of chocolate.

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Apple, Rum and Raisin Cake with Rum Syrup

Finish your next dinner party with this warming Apple, Rum and Raisin Cake with Rum Syrup.

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Orange Coconut Sponge Cake with Orange Curd and Butter Cream Frosting

Celebrate in style with this decadent orange sponge cake, intricately decorated with coconut flakes.

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Lemon Cake

Lemon cake recipe, bought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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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.