6 Easy Loaf Cake Recipes

Sometimes we get the uncontrollable urge to eat cake, don't you? And whilst it's fun to ooh and ahh over a showstopper bake, you just can't beat a humble loaf cake. Easy to make and even easier to eat, loaf cakes are the perfect combination of quick, simple and delicious. Here we've rounded up 6 of our most irresistible recipes. 

6 easy loaf cake recipes

Perfect Banana Bread from Perfect Too by Felicity Cloake

Take your banana bread to the next level with this recipe from Perfect Too. Felicity Cloake's recipe includes a few clever tricks ensuring your banana bread will be the best on the block. 

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6 easy loaf cake recipes

Plum Bread in a Hurry from Bake Me a Cake as Fast as You Can by Miranda Gore Browne

This loaf is perfect for those hectic days when you're gasping for a cuppa and a quiet five minutes. This quick plum bread from Bake Me a Cake as Fast as You Can is ready in under forty-five minutes, so you'll be able to get a calming cake fix in no time.

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6 easy loaf cake recipes

Linda's Lemon Drizzle Cake from Food: Vegetarian Home Cooking by Mary McCartney

It's almost impossible to refuse a slice of Lemon Drizzle cake, especially this moreish, moist recipe from Mary McCartney. This recipe is all about simplicity - you'll probably be able to find all the ingredients needed in your cupboard right now! 

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6 easy loaf cake recipes

Chocolate and Pear Cake from Italian Kitchen by Anna Del Conte

Anna del Conte's Chocolate and Pear Cake is the perfect balance of bitter and sweet. This recipe can be served with a cup of tea or even for dessert. 

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6 easy loaf cake recipes

Sweet Coconut Loaf with Berry Coulis from Superfood Breakfasts by DK Publishing

We take this Coconut Loaf recipe as an excuse to eat cake for breakfast, although it's quite delicious at any time of day really. Do go the extra mile and make the berry coulis, as the sharp berries lift the buttery loaf. 

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6 easy loaf cake recipes

Chocolate Marble Cake with White Chocolate Icing from British Baking by Peyton & Byrne

This loaf is a little less lazy than the others, but is totally worth it. Topped with creamy and sweet white chocolate icing, we bet you'll be making this recipe every other week! 

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