Our fruity cake recipes transform seasonal fruits into delicious, moist cakes to enjoy at any time of day. From light strawberry cake and fun blueberry poke cake, to indulgent orange marmalade slump cake and epic toffee apple cake, we’ve got a fruity cake recipe for everyone! Pair your cake with a cup of your favourite brew for the perfect teatime treat.
We’ve added a splash of booze and morello cherries to this classic Christmas treat and topped with buttery crumble for extra indulgence.
This is a festive spin on a classic victoria sponge – instead of jam and cream it is layered with a homemade clementine curd (you can use shop-bought if you prefer) and a champagne-spiked cream.
Make blackberries the star of this pretty cake with fresh fruit baked into the sponge and a vibrant coulis drizzled over freshly whipped cream.
Make the most of British summer berries in this comforting almond cake, lifted with a sweet elderflower drizzle.
Simple citrus flavour combinations makes this swiss roll really light and refreshing. An airy lemon sponge is layered with tart marmalade and a rich vanilla and orange cream.
Change up the classic lemon drizzle with juicy blood oranges. Our polenta cake is easy to make and the ideal sweet treat to accompany your morning coffee.
Want an easy fruit cake with no fuss? Impress your guests this Christmas and jazz up your cake with rum and a simple almond buttercream. Make it now or save the recipe to whip-up a quick Christmas cake.
Check out our bakewell slices with juicy cherries and crunchy desiccated coconut. This take on the classic bakewell tart is easy to make and perfect with an afternoon cuppa.
This recipe for toffee apple dump cake is easy to make and perfect for entertaining friends and family. Drizzle extra toffee or caramel sauce for a more indulgent tea time treat
This recipe for rhubarb pound cake is guaranteed to please. Rhubarb not only tastes delicious but looks beautiful and as well. We’ve hidden white chocolate chips in the middle, too, for an extra treat.
This lemon and blueberry poke cake is sure to be a hit with the whole family. The poke cake is also just as it sounds, so a great cake to get the kids involved in. It’s easy to make, tastes delicious and looks delicious!
Somewhere between a cake and a pud, this slump is a dense, rich almond and polenta cake. Serve warm with a generous dollop of crème fraîche. This recipe is really easy but looks really impressive.
This grapefruit and poppy seed angel cake with white chocolate frosting is a great twist on a classic and looks stunning. You’ll need an angel cake tin for this as the cake won’t rise properly in a conventional tin. You can buy these from good cookshops or online at amazon.co.uk.
This plum and earl grey pound cake makes for the perfect afternoon treat with a cup of tea (earl grey, naturally). It’s an easy recipe to make but it looks really good and tastes even better.
This double lemon, gin and tonic cake combines two of our favourite things. It’s easy to make and sure to please a crowd – a new way to enjoy your G&T. If boozy bakes are what you’re into then why not check out some of our other alcohol based cakes.
Go retro with this recipe for pineapple upside-down cake. By roasting the pineapple before baking you lose some of the water and get a neater-looking cake
Lemon drizzle cake is a classic and it’s a favourite for a reason. Amalfi lemons from Italy have an intense aroma and flavour that makes this cake even better, but you can use regular ones too. Dress it up even further with some tart candied peel.
This banana and passion fruit loaf is a great way to use up bananas, plus it’s easy and looks impressive
Frozen berries like raspberries, blackberries and blackcurrants are great to keep in the freezer for impromptu puddings. They make this rich almond cake even more luxurious.
A family favourite, this tea loaf is packed with almonds, sultanas and glacé cherries. Cherries and mixed peel are soaked overnight in rum to ensure your fruit is extra juicy.
Quince and honey is a great autumnal flavour combination. Try them together in this recipe for an easy quince and honey cake that looks really impressive.
Turning a cake into something even more special is easy when you make it upside down. Sticky apple slices and a hint of star anise in this recipe will make an easy dinner-party dessert or the best family pud.
An easy-to-make springy sponge cake layered with the tangy, fresh-tasting sweetness of a passion fruit icing. This cake would make a lovely afternoon tea treat.
Need a stunning recipe for a Christmas party? This beautiful centre piece is made in a Heritage bundt tin, which is made by Nordic Ware, an American company. It isn’t cheap but will last forever and works like a dream – the cakes release perfectly every time.
This recipe for spiced apple tart tatin comes from Trinity, a restaurant in Old Clapham, London. This french classic upside down cake is so easy to make and is an impressive afternoon tea time treat.
Move over Christmas puds, our gluten free festive clementine cake is in town and it tastes GREAT. Slice it up and watch everyone come running for a piece of this fruity, and sweet, yoghurty deliciousness
A light and zingy family pud with caramelised orange for a special finishing touch. Perfect for feeding a crowd or a hungry family over the weekend.
Delicious filled buns inspired by classic Scandinavian baking. Made with a brioche-style dough and filled with raspberries, the family will love them.
This passion fruit tart with meringue is a real show-stopping dessert – perfect for a dinner party. We use Billington’s golden caster sugar because we like the flavour, but it will make the meringue slightly less white.
Our take on the ever-popular banana loaf. Made with pecans and a tropical passion fruit frosting, this is a teatime treat to share with family and friends.
A lovely summer pistachio cake with strawberry icing that’s worth the extra effort. When strawberries smell good, they should be at optimum ripeness and have flavour – perfect for this cake.
Friands, mini French-style muffins made with ground almonds are so easy to make. Follow this simple recipe and treat your friends and family to these pretty, ricotta and fruit-filled delights.
The best chocolate puddings are the ones that you don’t have to share. We love these individual little pots of chocolate sponge and pear. Just add cream to serve and let your family and friends dive in.
This indulgent coconut and lime cake hits all the afternoon tea spots. Topped with vanilla frosting and coconut flakes this is the perfect weekend baking project.
Our cherry bakewell tart is an exceedingly good tart – serve with a cup of builder’s tea for a proper English teatime treat.