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Best ever chocolate brownies recipe

A foolproof brownie recipe for a squidgy chocolate bake. Watch our recipe video to help you get a perfect traybake every time.

Author: Orlando Murrin

Bread pudding

This simple bake is lovely with a cuppa. Or have it for dessert instead, with custard or ice cream

Author: Good Food team

Coffee cake

Whip up a classic coffee cake with ease. You can freeze the sponges if you want to save time later on. Ideal for a bake sale, birthday party or coffee morning

Author: sianie

Easy millionaire's shortbread

Combine the crunch of a shortbread base with a gooey caramel middle and chocolate topping, and you have millionaire's shortbread - the ultimate sweet treat

Author: Member recipe by fetchgirl

Chewy chocolate chip cookies

Enjoy these chewy chocolate chip cookies with a cup of tea. If you have time, leave the dough overnight for the best flavour and texture

Author: Good Food team

Cream cheese frosting

Whip up this easy cream cheese frosting for icing classic bakes like carrot cake, cinnamon buns, chocolate cake or cupcakes

Author: Good Food team

Chocolate Rice Krispie cakes

Make a kids' classic with these chocolate Rice Krispie cakes and decorate with sweets, nuts or dried fruit for the ultimate hometime treat

Author: Lulu Grimes

Tarte tatin

Dark and sticky caramel, sweet apples and crisp pastry combine to make this heavenly French dessert. And with Raymond Blanc's recipe, you can make it perfectly every time

Author: Raymond Blanc

Easy chocolate cake

Master the chocolate cake with an airy, light sponge and rich buttercream filling. It's simple enough for an afternoon tea but special enough for a party too

Author: Miriam Nice

Vanilla party cake

Cover the light buttery sponge of this classic celebration cake with silky-smooth meringue buttercream and colourful edible polka dots

Author: Edd Kimber

Peanut butter cookies

With just three ingredients, these simple peanut butter cookies will delight kids and grown-ups alike - and they're gluten-free, too

Author: Cassie Best

Chocolate cheesecake

Treat family and friends to this decadent chocolate dessert. It's an indulgent end to a dinner party or weekend family meal

Author: Member recipe by lightwood

Chocolate sponge cake

Good Food reader Eve Scott shares this easy, foolproof recipe for chocolate sponge cake, perfect for a birthday, afternoon tea or weekend treat

Author: Eve Scott

Easy pound cake

Bring a smile to your friends and family with a slice of our vanilla pound cake. It's the perfect partner to a cuppa for elevenses or afternoon tea

Author: Liberty Mendez

Vanilla cupcakes

Decorate these easy vanilla cupcakes with buttercream and the topping of your choice. They're super-simple to make and taste divine - great as a teatime treat

Author: Member recipe by alyma

Salted caramel brownies

Take indulgent, fudgy chocolate brownies to the next level with a layer of salted caramel running through the centre of each bite.

Author: Jane Hornby

Chocolate fudge icing

Use this easy chocolate buttercream recipe for rich and smooth icing every time - ideal for finishing birthday, celebration or party cakes

Author: Cassie Best

Chocolate & raspberry birthday layer cake

Who could resist our chocolate and raspberry cake? Like a Victoria sponge but better, try budget-friendly frozen raspberries for the cream

Author: Anna Glover

Chocolate buttercream icing

Making a chocolate cake, or need a frosting for cupcakes? Our easy chocolate buttercream perfectly complements a cocoa sponge for a party or afternoon tea

Author: Good Food team

Fruit scones

Make these easy fruit scones in just 15 minutes. They're perfect for an elegant afternoon tea or a sweet weekend treat. Serve with jam and clotted cream

Author: Cassie Best

Banana & walnut loaf

This homely and wholesome cake is also light and moist, with the natural sweetness of sticky bananas and the warm toastiness of nuts

Author: Gregg Wallace

Nanaimo bars

Need ideas for a coffee morning or afternoon tea? These bars from Canada are so moreish, with a crunchy biscuit base, custard layer and chocolate topping

Author: Michelle Holmes

Cherry crumble cake

Make the most of juicy cherries in this cake, enriched with almonds and soured cream, and finished with a crumble topping. It's delicious with custard

Author: Esther Clark

Easy carrot cake

Top this classic carrot cake with moreish icing and chopped walnuts or pecans. Serve as a sweet treat with a cup of tea any time of the day.

Author: Cassie Best

Oat biscuits

Nothing beats homemade cookies - make these easy oat biscuits for a sweet treat during the day when you need a break. They're perfect served with a cuppa

Author: Good Food team

Peach & almond tart

Juicy peaches, sweet almonds, melt-in-the-mouth pastry... you'll want a large slice of this one

Author: Gregg Wallace

Butterfly cakes

Treat family and friends to pretty butterfly cupcakes. Ours easy buns are topped with a light vanilla buttercream, jam and sprinkles, but you can decorate any way you like

Author: Liberty Mendez

Chocolate muffins

Make chocolate muffins as a weekend baking project with the kids. These family-friendly bites are perfect with a cuppa, and you can double up on the chocolate by adding choc chips, if you want

Author: Member recipe by spagettiqueen

Coconut cupcakes

Get a triple hit of coconut in these light and fluffy cupcakes, topped with whipped coconut cream and snowy desiccated coconut - a lovely gluten-free teatime treat

Author: Edd Kimber

Treacle tart

Treat family and friends to a comforting treacle tart with crumbly pastry and rich filling. A classic British dessert, serve with ice cream or clotted cream

Author: Esther Clark

Chocolate cupcakes

Whip up a batch of simple chocolate cupcakes for a party, coffee morning or afternoon tea. Top with buttercream, or perhaps a cream cheese frosting

Author: Member recipe by lovelessons

Easy vanilla cupcakes

Rustle up a batch of vanilla cupcakes with pretty butter icing for a family picnic or weekend treat. Decorate them with fruit or sprinkles, if you like

Author: Lulu Grimes

Yummy golden syrup flapjacks

Bake these 4-ingredient flapjacks - they're easy to make and ready in half an hour. Add chocolate drops, desiccated coconut or sultanas, if you like

Author: Member recipe by Nicola J Little

Red velvet cake

Bake a modern classic with this fabulous red velvet cake. This chocolatey sponge is perfect for a celebration, or halve for smaller crowd

Author: Cassie Best

Mincemeat cookies

Use up a jar of mincemeat to make these festive cookies. They're a perfect addition to a Christmas dessert spread, or a great gift

Author: Esther Clark

Chocolate orange cupcakes

Treat family and friends to these decadent cupcakes with chocolate orange-flavoured sponge and buttercream topping. Decorate with orange zest and chocolate

Author: Liberty Mendez

Bakewell tarts

Use shop-bought pastry to make our easy bakewell tarts. Simply layer jam, frangipane and icing inside a shortcrust case for a nostalgic teatime treat

Author: Elena Silcock

Wedding cake rich dark chocolate cake

This recipe makes the bottom layer of our three tier wedding cake or a simple delicious chocolate cake, perfect with a touch of cream

Author: Jane Hornby

Vegan cupcakes

Make vegan cupcakes with buttercream topping using dairy-free and egg-free ingredients. They make the perfect treat for afternoon tea or a mid-morning snack

Author: Anna Glover

Simple gingerbread house

Bake a gingerbread house with our simple biscuit recipe and design template. Get the kids involved, too, and weave some magical Christmas memories

Author: Jane Hornby

Meringue kisses

These colourful mini meringues are a great little sweet party nibble. You can also pop them on top of a summer bake or dessert to stunning effect

Author: Cassie Best

Easy jam tarts

Bake our easy jam tarts and they'll instantly become a family favourite - plus, you can make them in less than half-an-hour if you use ready-made pastry.

Author: Miriam Nice

Red velvet cupcakes

Bake a batch of red velvet cupcakes as a treat. With chocolate sponge and a cream cheese topping, they're perfect for elevenses served with a cuppa

Author: Liberty Mendez

Gingerbread men

Use this versatile dough to make gingerbread men and other shapes. Let the kids decorate them with icing for a perfect winter's day activity

Author: leahboundsx

Vegan scones

Enjoy our vegan version of scones, which uses soy milk and vegan vegetable spread to replace the dairy. Serve with vegan cream and your favourite jam

Author: Liberty Mendez

White chocolate blondies

These decadent, American-style dessert bars are the fairer cousin of the brownie, with the same dense and fudgy texture

Author: Cassie Best

Eclairs

A classic eclair recipe of light choux pastry filled with rich crème pâtissière. Make the basic buns, then fill with on-trend flavours and colourful glazes for a stunning afternoon tea treat

Author: Cassie Best

White chocolate cheesecake

Make a simple, creamy dessert for a dinner party with very little effort. Pairing this white chocolate cheesecake with fresh fruit offsets the richness

Author: Member recipe by gingerella

Swiss roll

The ultimate nostalgic treat, make your own Swiss roll sponge with fruity strawberry jam filling. This easy dessert is great for entertaining and birthday parties.

Author: Member recipe by themaster

Peanut butter & chocolate cake

The sweet and salty combo of peanut butter and chocolate make this cake irresistible - decorate with pretzels for added crunch

Author: Edd Kimber