Looking for summer cake recipes? Want to use seasonal fruits to create easy cakes? Our fruity cake ideas transform seasonal fruits into delicious, moist cakes to enjoy at any time of day. Make the most of strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and peaches to add a fruity edge and pretty topping to your cakes. For more seasonal inspiration, check out our showstopping summer desserts and all our favourite summer recipes.
Pair your cake with a cup of your favourite brew for the perfect teatime treat while perusing our summer slow-cooker recipes.
Summer cake recipes
Combine two classic desserts in this simple yet classic sponge cake, topped with lots of summer berries for extra sweetness and zing.
Peaches match perfectly with the soft, fragrant flavours of thyme and zingy lemon in this light sponge cake which serves up to ten.
Impress your dinner guests with this rum and ginger cake with grilled pineapple and rum caramel. Whack it onto the BBQ for extra crispy and fudgy results.
Sponge is studded with fresh summer fruits and finished with a vibrant coulis drizzled over freshly whipped cream to make the ultimate summer cake.
Make use of seasonal fruit by whipping up a batch of summery cupcakes, made more delicious with a strawberry flavoured icing and topping.
Peaches are the star of this summery cake, making a great accompaniment to a light and fluffy sponge with a soured cream frosting.
Lemon and blueberry is a winning flavour combination for the summer. Treat yourself to this easy poke cake or serve as part of a dinner party spread.
It’s strawberry season, so why not make the most of this juicy fruit with this sophisticated sponge dessert, layered with strawberry mascarpone cream and topped with a light Italian meringue frosting.
A tangy passion fruit icing provides fresh-tasting sweetness to this springy sponge cake, perfect for afternoon tea spent outdoors.
Fresh raspberries take this summery baked cheesecake up a notch by cutting through the rich body of the cheesecake.
A good-looking classic like this jam and cream Victoria sponge will never go amiss at your afternoon tea or garden party.
For an impressive summer treat that’ll draw in crowds, try this triple layer ice cream cake.
Bake this sweet and tangy custard cake packed with fresh raspberries for the perfect summer teatime treat.
This creamy no-bake cheesecake, topped with a super sweet strawberry sauce, is best enjoyed on a hot summer’s day.
Edd Kimber’s indulgent chocolate loaf cake, infused with mint and topped with zesty limes, is ideal for al fresco entertaining.
A sweet elderflower drizzle alongside British summer berries makes this a comforting cake to bake this summer.
Make the most of ripe British strawberries in this creamy summer pistachio cake – it’ll make a vibrant addition to your afternoon tea.
This rich and fluffy almond cake features the best of British berries: raspberries, blackberries and blackcurrants. It’s a great cake to serve outdoors to friends or family.
The perfect sweet treat to enjoy out in the sun, try this moreish blueberry cheesecake with a speculoos crust for a summery crowd-pleaser.