Gooseberry and elderflower cake
Two iconic tastes of the British summer, gooseberry and elderflower, combine in this gorgeous cake from Holly Farrell.
Recipe: gooseberry and elderflower cake
Strawberry and Pimm’s cake
The archetypal British summer in one delicious cake – a Pimm’s drizzle cake filled with strawberry conserve and coated in a luscious white chocolate cream icing.
Recipe: strawberry Pimm’s cake
A light summery sponge with delicate rose syrup makes this floral cake ideal for the wedding season.
Recipe: rose cake
Courgette, lemon and pistachio
Make the most of a courgette glut by cooking up this easy cake recipe from Diana Henry. The courgettes add lovely moistness to the batter, while ground pistachios and lemon add a taste of the exotic.
Recipe: courgette, lemon and pistachio cake
Victoria sponge with fresh strawberries
If you're looking for an alternative to the classic scone, give this Victoria sponge some added oomph by using fresh British strawberries and whipped cream with this luscious cake that works equally well as a dessert.
Recipe: Victoria sponge with fresh strawberries
Mango and passion fruit cake
A totally tropical bake with a rich cream and passion fruit icing and mango sponge.
Recipe: mango and passion fruit cake
Almond and raspberry cake
If you’re lucky enough to have raspberry canes bursting with fruit then why not whip up this quick and easy gluten free cake using ground almonds and fresh raspberries?
Recipe: almond and raspberry cake
Coconut and polenta cake
Fresh berries, edible flowers and a honey syrup top this coconut and polenta cake from Lisa Faulkner, giving it all the flavour of a hot summer’s day.
Recipe: coconut and polenta cake
Orange drizzle cake
Instead of the more traditional lemon drizzle cake why not this orange drizzle from Mary Berry? It’s bursting with the refreshing taste of fresh orange juice.
Recipe: orange drizzle cake
Strawberry and passion fruit cake
Sweet strawberries pair excellently with tart passion fruit and mascarpone in deliciously flavourful cake from Diana Henry.
Recipe: strawberry and passion fruit cake
Blueberry and almond friands
The little French cakes from Great British Bake Off winner Edd Kimber are bursting with fresh blueberries and almonds.
Recipe: blueberry and almond friands
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