Mary berry fruit cake recipes

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Mary's Tea Time Cake for Recipe Clippings

Mary's Tea Time Cake for Recipe Clippings

We have finally eaten all the Christmas biscuits and the cake tin was looking rather bare, so I had a flip through one of my recipe clipping folders and came across Mary's teatime cake, a recipe from the very talented and delightful Mary Berry and published in BBC Good Food magazine
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Boiled Fruit Cake

Boiled Fruit Cake

This is a Mary Berry recipe, often used at the county shows as a competition recipe. I've adapted it slightly as dried fruit is really expensive
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No sugar or fat fruit cake recipe

No sugar or fat fruit cake recipe

Cooking in smaller loaf tins will give a more even bake too, or so Mary Berry once said. You may also like my Fresh Cranberry & Orange muffins
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November is Happy Birthday for Tea Time Treats: Salted Caramel and Chocolate Fudge Birthday Cake Recipe

November is Happy Birthday for Tea Time Treats: Salted Caramel and Chocolate Fudge Birthday Cake Recipe

Kate and I are looking for any type of cake, BUT, a Celebration Cake would be WONDERFUL, and there will be a PRIZE for the BEST cake recipe and post submitted, the prize is a copy of  Mary Berry’s Ultimate Cake Book
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Tennis Cake

Tennis Cake

Basically, Mary Berry's technical challenge this week was a tennis cake. Mary Berry has annoyed me. Maybe Mary has shares in a baking parchment company and wants everyone to use and buy more
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Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

And the winner of the LOVELY book, Mary Berry’s Ultimate Cake Book, goes to……….  Vanessa from Cakes and Teacups for her LOVELY Black Forest Gateau, as this was the FIRST time she has ever attempted anything like this, and she will really benefit from the Mary Bery book as a novice cake maker, plus, her Black Forest Gateau was GORGEOUS
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Swedish Princess Cake: GBBO Week #6

Swedish Princess Cake: GBBO Week #6

Mary Berry's recipe for a Swedish Princess cake (or Prinsesstårta) was this week's technical challenge
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Spiced Christmas Fruit Cupcakes [Repost]

Spiced Christmas Fruit Cupcakes [Repost]

 This time from Tesco and by cook Mary Berry for Spiced Christmas Cupcakes. Flour, sugar, spices, mixed fruit, icing sugar, brandy, cupcake cases and of course, instructions
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Upside down apple cake

Upside down apple cake

For the fruit and caramel. If you hadn’t guessed by now, I’m quite a fan of cakes and baking. I think next time, I will stick to my normal tactic of scattering demerara sugar over the base of buttered tin before adding the slice fruit
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Guinness chocolate cake with whisky cream

Guinness chocolate cake with whisky cream

Adapted from recipes by Mary Berry, BBC Good Food and inspired by Little Box Brownie. The cake (without cream and fruit) will freeze for up to three months if wrapped in baking paper then cling film
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Light Christmas cake...

Light Christmas cake...

There it was Mary Berry's "Christmas Collection" cookbook, and inside I've found a recipe for American light Christmas cake
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Easter Simnel Bundt Cake

Easter Simnel Bundt Cake

Mary Berry once told me that 'life is too short to make your own marzipan'. I hate it when it's stuck between a thick layer of sugar-paste and a slab of boozy fruit cake - yak
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Pear Apple and Almond Cake

Pear Apple and Almond Cake

Such as this Pear, Apple and Almond Cake, a twist on a Mary Berry favourite. Roughly spoon the remaining mixture over the fruit and sprinkle over the flaked almonds
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Banana and Chocolate Cake for £1

Banana and Chocolate Cake for £1

This recipe is based upon a Mary Berry Banana and Chocolate Chip Loaf. And then, among all the fluttering scraps of paper, I spied a very ripe banana in the fruit bowl
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Orange Curd Butterfly Fairy Cakes

Orange Curd Butterfly Fairy Cakes

Mary Berry’s Angel Food Cake by It’s Not Easy Being Greedy. While at work the other day I spied one of my colleagues clearing out the fruit section of the shop
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Cherry Bundt Cake #GBBO

Cherry Bundt Cake #GBBO

That and the fact it’s a Mary Berry recipe. All these colourful berries and fruits will soon be a thing of the past, and I’ll be curled up in a warm blanket in front of the fire with a steaming cup of hot chocolate and warm fluffy slippers
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lemon curd fudge cake

lemon curd fudge cake

On further research it turns out to be a Mary Berry recipe that both Anita and then I have adapted as we've gone along