22 classic British bakes that are easy to make

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  • These traditional best British bakes include savoury favourites and classic cake recipes. We've got recipes for old-fashioned treats and cakes to impress at your next get together or bake sale.

    Has The Great British Bake Off inspired you to put on an apron, get in the kitchen and whip up some classic bakes? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up some of our best-loved recipes for traditional bakes.
    And it’s not just cake recipes like Mary Berry’s Victoria sponge and irresistible lemon drizzle cake and indulgent chocolate cake. We’ve also got recipes for baked puds like sticky toffee pudding and apple crumble and sweet favourites like Chelsea buns and Scottish Scottish shortbread.

    There are lots of traditional British bakes if you prefer savoury to sweet, too. We’ve got the best of British pies, Cornish pasties from the Hairy Bikers and family favourites like toad in the hole. How many of our top British bakes have you made?