Back To Basics Cake Recipes

If you struggle with flavours and getting your sponge *just* right, here are the recipes for you. We've stripped away all the extra ingredients to help you nail the basic cake sponges, from chocolate cake to a genoese sponge.

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Back To Basics Cake Recipes
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    Angel Food Cake

    Angel Food Cake - GoodtoKnow

    This sponge cake is almost magical – just watch it disappear at parties! By trapping lots of air bubbles in the egg whites this recipe makes a feather-light sponge.

    Buttercream Icing

    Buttercream Icing - Jessica Dady

    Making this classic buttercream is the perfect way to top cakes and cupcakes. Master this basic recipe and then you can enjoy experimenting with lots of different flavours and colours.

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