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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The Best Baguette Ever

I got this recipe from a friend after begging her for her secrets. It works like a charm every time.

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Pesto Bread In A Jar

For this recipe you will need ovenproof jars – either glass or porcelain is fine, as long as they can go in the oven. Make one bread per person.

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Rødgrød Trifle Recipe

Rødgrød Trifle Recipe. Fresh berries, cinnamon sponge and fresh custard, what’s not to love? Serves 10   Cinnamon Sponge 90g plain […]

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Glacé Fruit Slice Recipe

 The perfect home-made gift idea, try our white iced Glacé Fruit Slice Recipe. 1/2 cup (125g) chopped glace pineapple 1/2 […]

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Milk & Pepper Bread Recipe

Milk & Pepper Bread Recipe. Ad a spin to this classic recipe with the pepper crust – it really gives the […]

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Caramelised Plum Upside-Down Cake, by Faiza Hayani Bellili, from the Hubb Community Kitchen

As soon as I heard about the Kitchen, I volunteered to help, cooking recipes from my homeland, Algeria. This cake […]

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Moist Vegan Chocolate Cake with Salted Butterscotch Sauce

Moist Vegan Chocolate Cake with Salted Butterscotch Sauce. This chocolate cake with salted butterscotch sauce is every vegans dream!    serves […]

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Easy Baking With Strawberries

Easy Baking With Strawberries. Make the most of sweet in-season strawberries with our delicious baking ideas.  Baked Strawberry Pancake In the […]

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14 Desserts With Rhubarb

14 Desserts With Rhubarb. These vibrant desserts look almost too good to eat.  Rhubarb Bombe These delicious golden morsels will melt […]

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5 secrets to baking the best brownies ever

Make the best brownies ever by following these five simple steps. Rich, chocolatey and unbelievably decadent, brownies are a guaranteed […]

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Baking With Lemons

These baking recipes make the most of the sweet, but tart lemons. Start baking with lemons today! Lemon Louise Cake […]

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Hungarian Rice Cake with Berries & Cream

Hungarian Rice Cake with Berries & Cream. This show stopping cake is sure to be a hit.  Serves 8-10 31⁄2 cups […]

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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 Cake 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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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.