Peach Cake – easiest cake ever

This peachy cake is lovely and light and makes a delicious pudding served with whipped cream, ice cream or Greek yoghurt.

Healthy ginger & apricot slab

Try Jeremy Dixon’s healthy bars, which feature in his latest book, The Revive Cafe Cookbook 6.

Trending: Naked cakes

Unfrosted, or naked, cakes have never been more popular. Decorate yours with a layer of buttercream on the inside and lush, colourful flowers on the outside.

Walnut cake

This recipe for walnut cake has stood the test of time. It was first published in The Australasian in 1896. And it looks delicious.

Love, Bake, Nourish – healthy recipes

Amber Rose’s new book showcases cakes, tarts, pies, meringues, small bakes and compotes that use natural sugars (honey, maple syrup and fruit) in place of refined sugars and ancient grains such as buckwheat, spelt and chestnut flour rather than processed flours. We feature two delicious recipes here.

Rose cake

We can’t get enough of Stefania this week. Check out her divine rose cake. Basically, the dough is rolled into individual ‘roses’ to form one big ‘bouquet’. What a great treat for a guest.

Polar Bear cake pops

Bakerella, aka Angie Dudley, is cake pop queen. Since she posted her first cake pop designs on her website in 2008, these fancy treats have become an international phenomenon. Now she’s released her new book, Cake Pops Christmas, just in time for the festive season. And we’re lucky to feature an extract from the book – a tutorial on making these cute polar bears.

Chocolate butterfly cake

If you’re on a diet, turn away now. This chocolate cake is pure decadence. It contains chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate, plus a fluttering kaleidoscope of chocolate butterflies.