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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Banoffee Cheesecake Recipe

Banoffee Cheesecake recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.   Serves 6-8 250g packet plain sweet biscuits (such as Nice biscuits) […]

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Polenta Breakfast Muffins

Polenta Breakfast Muffins recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Apple Pie Recipe

Apple Pie recipe by Nancy Meyers, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.   2.3kg of mixed cooking apples, peeled, cored, sliced, […]

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Healthy Cabbage Rolls

The humble cabbage may not be much to look at, but it is a versatile vegetable ideal for hearty, warming meals throughout the cooler months.

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Mandarin and Almond Free-Form Tarts

Mandarin and Almond Free-Form Tarts. These rustic Mandarin and Almond Free-Form Tarts are simplicity at it’s best.  Serves 4 2 1/4 […]

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MiNDFOOD’s 2nd Birthday Cake

MiNDFOOD’s 2nd Birthday Cake recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Snapper Pot Pie

A creamy snapper filling topped with a crisp, puff pastry makes these individual snapper pot pies a winner at any dinner table.

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Yoyo Biscuits with Passionfruit Filling

This little treats will melt in your mouth.

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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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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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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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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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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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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.