We’ve pulled together a selection of our favourite sweet and fluffy butter cakes and tea cakes to enjoy alongside your mid-morning or afternoon cuppa.
Rhubarb crumble cake
Rich, tart rhubarb with rolled oats and cinnamon makes this classic British cake an even more comforting winter treat.
Luscious lemon cake
Add a little zest to your baking!
Apple tea cake
Cut yourself a large slice of this warm, moist apple cake – delicious served fresh from the oven with a drizzle of cream and a mug of tea.
Layered banana butterscotch cake
Mochaccino marbled mud cake
Polka dot butter cake
Peanut butter bundt cake
Orange and poppy seed syrup cake
This light and fluffy orange poppy seed cake with a delightfully sweet orange syrup will satisfy your sweet tooth and have you coming back for more!
This simple apple tea cake is dense, moist and delicious. Glazed with apricot jam and studded with tender apple pieces, it makes a great afternoon tea treat.
Almond carrot cake
This dense, moist almond carrot cake has a delicious lemon cream cheese frosting. If you prefer, you can use orange juice and zest in place of lemon in both the cake and frosting.
Vanilla butter cake
A good basic, light cake that is perfect as a base for kids’ birthday cakes. It is also nice plain or with cream and berries.
Raspberry and custard tea cake
This moist and buttery tea cake, adorned with raspberries and almond flakes is a wonderful afternoon or after-dinner treat – especially with thickened cream.
Lemon and earl grey chiffon syrup cake
Coffee and walnut cake
Finished with a drizzle of toffee, this coffee and walnut cake is the perfect afternoon tea treat, offering complex flavours and a great, dense texture.
Rhubarb custard tea cake
Rich buttery rhubarb custard tea cake is perfectly contrasted with the tartness of its vibrant rhubarb topping.
Gluten-free raspberry and lemon syrup cake
Don’t miss out on your favourite sweet treats just because you have an intolerance to gluten. This beautiful raspberry and lemon syrup cake is free of wheat and dairy, and still tastes incredible!
Honey and vanilla cake
This spiced walnut cake with a brandy syrup is rich with the fragrance of cloves, cinnamon and orange.
Spiced tea cake with honey frosting
Layers of fluffy spiced tea cake and lashes of indulgent honey frosting create an utterly decadent dessert.
Flourless chocolate hazelnut cake
Don’t miss out on the goodness of chocolate cake just because you’re gluten free. This dark, rich and nutty cake cuts out the flour, but not the warm and gooey textures.
Caramelised apple and cinnamon tea cakes
Topped and tailed with caramelised apple, these delightful tea cakes can be served up for morning or afternoon tea, and would be a different and welcome addition to the school lunchbox.
Orange blossom and raspberry angel food cake
A gorgeous rustic cake that brings the sights and smells of spring with delicious orange blossom water and edible blooms.
Rhubarb, pear and pomegranate custard tea cakes
Elegant, delectable and delicately spiced, these rhubarb, pear and pomegranate custard tea cakes make a wonderful dessert or afternoon tea treat. Serve warm with good quality cream.