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Quick and easy cake recipes (344)

We have lots of deliciously quick and easy cake recipes - whether you're in need of a last minute birthday cake, or if you want to have some fun with your kids in the kitchen with a microwave cake. Find easy chocolate cakes, sponge cakes and more.

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465 reviews
 
45min

The easiest banana cake to make, just right for using up those very ripe bananas in the fruit bowl! I make this one in a loaf tin then you can cut slices and butter them for an after school treat.

Recipe by: xuthus1972

 
3 reviews
 
25min

These cupcakes are very rich in chocolate and are, in addition, topped with whipped cream and grated chocolate! Since the cupcakes are so rich, the whipped cream is a welcome change from the heavy icing you normally find on cupcakes.

Recipe by: Maybe

 
113 reviews
 
1hr

This is a great carrot cake recipe that is easy to make. It calls for self-raising flour, carrots, walnuts and cinnamon - no other spices, pineapple, raisins, etc. The Cream cheese icing is also easy to make and really delicious. Feel free to reduce the amount of sugar in the cake if you prefer your cakes less sweet.

Recipe by: DIANE WEBER

 
39 reviews
 
7min

This is a recipe I have known since I was a child and is a great one to rustle up if you are in need of a quick chocolate fix as it comes out as a chocolate sponge cake with a delicious choc sauce hidden at the bottom. Great with icecream!

Recipe by: FRYETT5

 
20 reviews
 
10hr30min

This is a super-easy cake to make. Dried fruit is soaked in orange juice, then blended with self-raising flour and mixed spice before being baked. It's perfect for Christmas or any other time of the year.

Recipe by: jeay4nz

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