British recipes (938)

Find classic British recipes for that perfect Sunday roast or fish pie, or maybe a classic sponge cake or bread and butter pudding for dessert.

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1 review

This classic sponge cake contains less fat than ordinary cakes and makes a great choice for a weekend tea.

Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

89 reviews

This is the traditional recipe for a Victoria sponge cake, a much loved English favourite. See footnote about weighing the eggs for best results. Serve with buttercream as in the recipe, or freshly whipped cream.

Recipe by: TheBritishBaker

194 reviews

Use good quality sausages, any flavour you like! Cook them in Yorkshire pudding batter to make this traditional dish that children love. Don't forget the gravy!

Recipe by: stablespy

173 reviews

A very simple microwave sponge pudding in less than 15 minutes with a texture between a sponge and a steamed pudding. Flavour it by adding raspberry jam, treacle or golden syrup to the bottom of the final bowl. Serve hot with custard.

Recipe by: BUTTERCUP8

155 reviews

These simple oat biscuits are perfect for tea or a morning elevenses. So easy, you'll make these biscuits all the time!

Recipe by: Amber

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