Rock cakes

Find easy peasy rock cake recipes, ready enjoy warm from the oven in a flash. Classic rock buns are a favourite tea time treat and we've loads of tried and tested recipes from home cooks across the country.

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8 reviews

These delicious rock cakes are easy to make by yourself or with children for a treat. Makes twelve rock cakes.

Recipe by: libbytaurus

8 reviews

These lovely, crumbly rock cakes will remind you of your childhood! Like any scone-type recipe, you can make these plain or add currants or dried candied peel.

Recipe by: margaret_fullington

8 reviews

A little diced apple makes these rock cakes moist and fruity. Quick and easy to prepare, they are ideal to cook with younger members of the family, who will enjoy making them as much as eating them. Cooking is not only fun for children but also encourages them to be more aware of the foods they eat.

Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

6 reviews

A very easy way to make fantastic rock cakes for everyone to enjoy. This mix will make approximately 8 buns.

Recipe by: Moose-Cake

6 reviews

Fruit and spice and all things nice! These little buns don't have to look perfect which makes it a lot easier. They'll be eaten up in no time too.

Recipe by: nisacke

4 reviews

A traditional style rock bun/cake that tastes beautiful. Well suited for any occasion and perfectly rocky, the way any good rock bun should be.

Recipe by: Chrysanthic

20 reviews

Similar to scones, these are great for teaching children how to cook and have fun in the kitchen. They look like little rocks but certainly shouldn't taste like them. This makes quite a big batch so you might want to halve the recipe or freeze some of them!


3 reviews

Rock cakes have always been a favourite in my family. They’re so simple, yet so delicious served with a cup of tea.

Recipe by: CharlotteWest

2 reviews

I tweaked a recipe on this site for Moose's rock cakes (great recipe mate) but with no sugar. Great for diabetics with a sweet tooth.

Recipe by: amcintyre3290

1 review

This is an easy 20-minute recipe for rock cakes which is very tasty! They look hard on the outside, like the name, but they are not.

Recipe by: Elisha

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