Cake Recipes

Master the art of the sponge cake and you're away! Delia offers masses of wonderful cakes from easy, quick and cheap options right up to celebration cakes with a difference and none of them too difficult to make either!

 
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Classic Sponge Cake

Classic Sponge Cake

This is where it all begins: what I am aiming to do here is get you started on cake making. Once you have mastered the art of the classic sponge cake you can then move on to all the variations and never look back.

 
 
Banana and Walnut Loaf

Banana and Walnut Loaf

If I had a pound for every... goes the old cliche. So here it goes again. If only I had a pound for everyone who has praised this cake, rich pickings! Although it is made here with butter and lard, you could make it with spreadable butter.

 
 
Chocolate 'Surprise' Cup Cakes

Chocolate 'Surprise' Cup Cakes

It’s the hidden ingredient that’s the surprise. Mashed potato, often used in potato scones but even better in these small cakes – giving them a soft moist texture.

 
 
Blueberry and Pecan Muffin Cake

Blueberry and Pecan Muffin Cake

Any of our muffin recipes can be adapted to any fruit, and blueberries have always been popular, so in this recipe I decided, instead of making muffins, I’d use the mixture to make a cake, which has turned out to be a real winner!

 
 
Brazil Nut Brownies

Brazil Nut Brownies

Brownies need introducing to those who have not yet made them. Yes, they are cakes but not in the conventional sense.

 
 
Classic Christmas Cake

Classic Christmas Cake

This is my original Christmas cake from the first book – a combination of my grandmother’s, my mother’s and a few tweaks from me

 
 
Chunky Apple Cake

Chunky Apple Cake

Apples are superb in cakes, so in the autumn when there are lots of windfalls around, why not make a few of these and freeze them.

 
 
Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Caramel SauceServes 8

Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce

I have made many cheesecakes over the years but this one is my current favourite. Part of its charm is that it’s a little bit wobbly at the end of the cooking time and goes on firming up as it cools and chills.

 
 
Chocolate Souffle Cake with Armagnac Prunes and Crème Fraiche SauceServes 8

Chocolate Souffle Cake with Armagnac Prunes and Crème Fraiche Sauce

This is quite simply my own favourite chocolate dessert of all time. It’s dark, very moist, and the prunes soaked in Armagnac make it a very grown-up chocolate experience. I used to call it Sunken Chocolate Cake but sometimes it doesn’t sink!

 
 
Chocolate Marbled Energy BarsMakes 15

Chocolate Marbled Energy Bars

I made these on TV with Dawn French for Comic Relief. After that, school children were making them all over the country to raise money – and they were very popular. We also like them without the chocolate topping.

 
 
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