Jamaican ginger and caramel cake

Best ginger cakes and bakes

This fiery root adds subtle spice and depth of flavour to bakes, adding a whole new dimension to classic ingredients such as apple, rhubarb and chocolate. From the indulgent chocolate and ginger brownie cake, to the traditional rhubarb and ginger crumble and the light ginger madeleines, this collection is guaranteed to spice up your baking

Looking for ginger cake recipes? We have plenty of ginger cakes to try, from spiced Jamaican cake to chocolate and ginger brownie cake. We also have ginger cookies and spiced madeleines, warm pudding and stem ginger toppings…


Spiced toffee apple and ginger cake

The apple sauce makes this cake deliciously squidgy. Serve warm as a pudding with cream or ice cream, or just at room temperature with a hot drink.

Toffee Apple Tray Bake Recipe with Ginger

Rhubarb and ginger cake

Bake our easy ginger traybake recipe with moreish Bonne Maman rhubarb compote, perfect with your afternoon cuppa.

Rhubarb and Ginger Cake Recipe

Date and ginger tea loaf

Check out our easy tea loaf with juicy dates and fiery ginger. This moreish cake recipe is easy to make and packed with plenty of flavour – perfect with an afternoon cuppa.

Date and Ginger Loaf Recipe

Upside down ginger cake with pear

Try our pear and ginger upside-down cake; it’s moist, light and delicately sweet. Impress your friends and family this weekend with our easy-to-make cake.

Pear Upside Down Cake Recipe with Ginger

Cheat’s rum, salted caramel and ginger cake

Transform a simple ginger loaf into this boozy cake in just 25 minutes by soaking in rum and caramel then layering with boozy caramel cream. Check out more of our caramel recipes here.

Rum and Ginger Cake Recipe with Salted Caramel

Chocolate and ginger brownie cake

A stupendous cake for tea, our chocolate brownie cake has chopped preserved ginger in the mix to give it an extra spice and a bit of a grown-up twist to really impress.

Chocolate and Ginger Brownie Cake Recipe

Jamaican ginger cake recipes with caramel

Looking for the best ginger cake recipe? Check out this indulgent Jamaican ginger and caramel cake. This layer cake is a real showstopper and makes for the perfect celebration cake, what’s more, it’s gluten free too.

Jamaican ginger and caramel cake

Rhubarb and ginger cake

Rhubarb and ginger are a classic flavour combination and complement each other really well. This rhubarb and ginger cake makes for a great tea-time treat, plus, its under 300 calories per serving.

Ginger Loaf Cake Recipe with Rhubarb

Gingerbread bundt cake

Guinness and dark chocolate add an extra depth of flavour and slight smokiness to this dark gingerbread. It’s best to make in advance then leave un-iced in an airtight box overnight or for a couple of days and glaze it an hour or so before serving. That way the flavours of this boozy cake all get a chance to develop.

Gingerbread Bundt Cake Recipe

Ginger bake recipes

Stem ginger cookie sandwiches

Check out these soft, chewy ginger cookies with creamy white chocolate ganache. These cookies make a great sweet treat to go with your afternoon tea.

Ginger Sandwich Cookies Recipe with White Chocolate

Cranberry and ginger tiffin

Make this simple, indulgent tiffin to treat someone – but try not to eat it yourself! You can swap the white chocolate for dark or milk – go for the recipient’s favourite. The cranberry and ginger flavours really lift the buttery biscuit. Ready in only 30 minutes.

Cranberry and Ginger Tiffin Recipe with Cranberry

Skeleton gingerbread men

Check out our skeleton gingerbread men. This simple gingerbread biscuit recipe easily makes 30 spooky skeletons, and they’re the ideal Halloween treat for all the kids to enjoy.

Skeleton gingerbread men recipe

Supermalt ginger parkin

Fizzy drink Supermalt not only gives an extra malty edge but those bubbles work magically to lighten the sponge as well. If you can’t find Supermalt, use cola or ginger beer for the bubble effect.

Parkin Recipe with Supermalt

Ginger pudding recipes

Ginger sticky toffee pudding

Check out these seriously decadent ginger sticky toffee puddings. A dark, rich toffee dessert spiked with fiery ginger – serve with cream, ice cream or custard.

Ginger Sticky Toffee Pudding served on individual small grey plates with pots of cream for pouring

Gingerbread, caramel and pear trifle

Check out this super festive and indulgent trifle recipe from Edd Kimber, with rum cardamom custard, gingerbread Christmas trees and caramel cream.

Gingerbread Trifle Recipe with Caramel

Sticky date and ginger pudding

The ultimate winter warmer! Serve this gorgeously rich dessert with lashings of hot custard.

sticky date and ginger pudding

Rhubarb and ginger crumble

This recipe takes a classic rhubarb crumble and gives it a twist with the addition of ginger and star anise to the fruit and a crunchy brown sugar topping. Serve with cream.

Rhubarb And Ginger Crumble Recipe

Stem ginger pudding

This spicy ginger pudding drenched with warm sticky-sweet ginger syrup is utterly irresistible. Traditionally steamed, this pudding tastes just like grandma used to make it.

Stem Ginger Pudding Recipe

Gingercake trifle

We’ve upped the Christmas factor on this easy trifle by adding ginger cake – you can make ahead for easy festive entertaining.

Gingercake Trifle Recipe

Gingerbread and white chocolate mousse

This is a fantastic make-ahead dessert for when you’re entertaining over the festive season. If you don’t want to make your own, mini gingerbread men are available from most supermarkets – look out for them in the bakery section.

Easy Gingerbread Recipe with White Chocolate

Sticky gingerbread pudding with toffee sauce

Gingerbread-lovers will love this steamed sticky pudding with pecan and dates drenched in toffee sauce. Serve with ice cream and a cup of tea.

Gingerbread Pudding with Toffee Sauce Recipe

Gingerbread pudding with sticky toffee sauce

This recipe for gingerbread pudding with sticky toffee sauce is a great twist on a classic British dessert. Ginger is a traditional Christmas flavour and this recipe uses preserved and ground. You can use fresh grated ginger instead of the ground in the sponge, if you like

Gingerbread Pudding Recipe with Sticky Toffee Sauce