Easy cake recipes

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  • Easy cake recipes including Mary berry's lemon drizzle cake, basica fairy cakes and a simple Victoria sponge cake recipe.

    Our easy cake recipes to bake at home, including Mary Berry’s lemon drizzle cake, basic fairy cakes and a simple Victoria sponge cake recipe, are just the kind of weekend project we like: super speedy with great results.

    We’ve got for a mix of flavours, because frankly we think there should be freedom of choice when it comes to cake – that much we know is very important. If you’re a fan of fruity treats then you’re in luck, but if you’re more of a chocolate lover then we’ve got you covered too – call us people pleasers.

    To keep our easy cake recipes, well, easy… we’ve made sure none of them contain fancy ingredients or a method as long as your arm, so that you can pretty much whip up any one of them with a few store cupboard staples and a little bit of direction.

    If you plump to whip up one of these on a weekend then they’ll see you through many an afternoon sugar dip throughout the week, if you can make them last that long. Most of these easy cake recipes will keep well for a few days in an airtight tin, but if the recipe includes fresh cream then we think it’s best they’re kept in the fridge.

    If you think you’re not a baker, and you just don’t have the knack, then think again. Baking is easy with our simple cake recipes, whether you pick our chocolate and raspberry traybake that takes just 20 minutes to prepare or go an easy banana and chocolate loaf cake, which is a great way to use up very ripe bananas.

    Homemade cakes taste better and you know exactly what’s in them, so it’s worth making your own – plus, baking is a great way to spend time with your children and we bet it will make you very popular with the rest of the family too.

    Click through to see our easy cake recipes…