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For baking queens everywhere our woman&home cake recipes are second to none!

Add to your baking collection with our delicious carrot cake with orange cream cheese frosting recipe, Victoria sponge with mascarpone and raspberries or transform leftover fruit into an irresistible banana bread cake with butterscotch icing. Or why not try an indulgent chocolate fudge cake or our fun party cupcake recipes.

Delicious Cake recipes

Rosemary and honey cakes

Rosemary and honey cakes

A not-so-sweet but very delicious cake to bake in a square tray, then cut and paint each little cake with honey and lemon glaze. Taken from The Pocket Bakery

Passion fruit meringue cake with green tea cream

Passion fruit meringue cake with green tea cream

Against the high sweetness of meringue, the intriguing flavour of bitter green tea and exotic passion fruit flesh triumph in a romantically pretty cake. Taken from The Pocket Bakery

Sticky apple cake with drunk currants

Sticky apple cake with drunk currants

This is a sort of Anglo-french number, a marriage beween a tarte Tatin and good old-fashioned cake. Serve with currants that have been to Jamaica for their holidays. Taken from Do Ahead Dinners

Lemon sorbet tiny cake

Lemon sorbet tiny cake

This lemony four-layer tender white cake is paired with a creamy, zingy lemon frosting. It’s an adorable little cake, ideal for small parties when you only need to serve six or eight.

Whoopie pie trio

Whoopie pie trio

Choose between a trio of light and fluffy marshmallow fillings: fresh raspberry, peanut butter, or chocolate. Each recipe of cream is enough for one whole batch of whoopie pies.

Pistachio and Grand Marnier éclairs

Pistachio and Grand Marnier éclairs

The ultimate grown-up éclair – slightly boozy and just enough for two bites

Carrot and cardamon cake

Carrot and cardamon cake

This is a gorgeous, aromatic cake, perfect for an autumnal tea. Carrots, cardamoms and sugar are a flavour match made in heaven, as every eastern cook knows, from Iranian carrot jam to Indian carrot halwa. Here is a very British interpretation, which creates a gorgeous cake, perfect for an autumn tea.

Apple and clotted cream loaf

Apple and clotted cream loaf

A perfect English afternoon tea cake and very moreish

Chocolate ombré cake with salted caramel

Chocolate ombré cake with salted caramel

Ombré is on-trend in hair, beauty and homes, and this fabulous multi-tier cake is perfect for any celebration

Lime and courgette loaf cake with strawberry salad

Lime and courgette loaf cake with strawberry salad

Grated courgettes add moistness to this light-as-a-feather cake recipe – just gorgeous with these boozy strawberries

Pecan buttermilk cake with blueberries

Pecan buttermilk cake with blueberries

We've made this cake recipe into a gluten-free version for one of the w&h team, who gave it the absolute thumbs up!

Vanilla and almond cake with almond cream and raspberry jam

Vanilla and almond cake with almond cream and raspberry jam

Wheat-free, dairy-free and egg-free but still packed with flavour. Taken from Wholefood Baking

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Clever Bakes For Better Health

Clever Bakes For Better Health

Mashed potato, spelt flour, polenta - these bakes are healthier than your average cake - but just as delicious!

15 Spring Dessert Recipes

15 Spring Dessert Recipes

Get together with friends and serve up a delicious spring dessert

Top 15 Christmas Cake Recipes

Top 15 Christmas Cake Recipes

From a simple traditional fruit cake to a Christmas cake recipe with a twist, you'll find exactly what you need in our recipe round-up

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Delicious Christmas Desserts

Sick of Christmas pudding? Try one of these alternative Christmas desserts

Recipes From Lorraine Pascale's A Lighter Way To Bake

Recipes From Lorraine Pascale's A Lighter Way To Bake

Bake delicious cakes without the calories - Lorraine Pascale will show you how in her new book...

Top 50 Christmas Recipes

Top 50 Christmas Recipes

Every recipe you need and more to make this Christmas the most delicious yet!

Best Beetroot Recipes

Best Beetroot Recipes

Get creative with these healthy beetroot recipes

The Best Cake Recipes

The Best Cake Recipes

From the classics to exciting new flavour combinations, be inspired by our fabulous cake recipes - why not treat someone special to a delicious homemade cake?

One Bowl Baking Recipes

One Bowl Baking Recipes

These delicious bakes will be in the oven in just 15 minutes! Taken from Yvonne Ruperti's One Bowl Baking