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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Banana Sour Cream Cake Recipe

Banana Sour Cream Cake in season recipe, on MiNDFOOD.

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Cinnamon Biscuits

Cinnamon Biscuits recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Mango and Almond Tarts

If you have friends coming over for a meal, treat them with these delicious tarts flavoured with in season mango.

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Macaroon Peaches

Macaroon Peaches recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Tomato Upside Down Tart

Tomato Upside Down Tart recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Lemony Peach Cake

Lemony Peach Cake recipe by Donna Hay, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Chicken and Cranberry Terrine

Chicken and Cranberry Terrine recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Fruit and Nut Log

Christmas Log recipe brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Chocolate Hazelnut Torte

Our Chocolate Hazelnut Torte is the ultimate, decadent, indulgence when you have a sugar craving.

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What’s the most extravagant meal?

The finest ingredients and top chefs are key components to the best dining experiences, but it can be the added extras that make meals or venues memorable.

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Christmas Muffins

Start the day with a fresh batch of almond and craisin muffins. Served with hot coffee and orange juice the smell is sure to rouse the masses from their slumber.

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Berry Crumbles

Berry Crumbles recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Use fresh, in season pineapple to make this bright dessert masterpiece. Drizzle generously with passion fruit, brown sugar syrup and a dollop of fresh whipped cream.

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Tomato and Goat’s Curd Tart

Tomato and Goat’s Curd Tart recipe by Stephanie Alexander, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Lemon Syrup Cake

Serve after dinner with lemon syrup for a tasty dessert.

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Baked Custard with Glazed Cumquats

The secret to perfect home-made custard is to cook it in a large saucepan, stirring constantly to avoid curdling.

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Monteith’s Black Beer Chocolate Cake

Monteith’s Black Beer Chocolate Cake recipe, on MiNDFOOD.

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Nutty Drop Buns

These delicious buns are made from great tasting, fair trade products.

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Lemon Meringue Pie

A quick and simple version of the classic lemon meringue pie this recipe uses a coconut crust instead of pastry, adding a sweet nutty flavour to complement the lemon.

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Biscotti Toscani

Biscotti Toscani recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Caramelised Onion and Blue Cheese Savoury Eccles Cake

Eccles cakes have hit the headlines recently, following a proposal put to the European Commission to prevent bakers from making them unless based in Eccles. But fortunately this delicious savoury version has avoided such attention.

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Lemon and Almond Friands

Lemon and Almond Friands recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Cauliflower Cheese Soup recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Bakewell Tart

Bakewell Tart recipe, brought 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.