School fete cake recipes
Baking for a school fair or village fete cake stall? These tried-and-recommended Mumsnet cake recipes will have people queuing to buy.
Victoria sponge is the classic, closely followed by lemon drizzle.
Fairy cake recipes
Dot small sponge cakes with dolly mixtures for wow-factor without much effort. If you're really pushed for time, you can always buy plain sponge cakes from the supermarket and ice them at home.
Traybake is always a winner. It's easy to transport to the fete without mishap and is a cinch to scale up. One Mumsnetter suggests Nigella's Malteaser traybake recipe, which she made for 80!
Everyone loves a good flapjack, and they can make a healthier contrast to the cake-and-choc-fest.
- Soupdragon's flapjacks
- Apricot and hazlenut flapjacks
- Banana and molasses flapjack
- Chocolate, cherry and hazelnut flapjacks