The undisputed Queen of Baking, Mary Berry, is responsible for many of our best-loved baking recipes. One of the things we love most about a Berry Bake is just how easy they are to follow. In this round-up, we have selected ten of our favourite easy bakes from her extensive collection of cookbooks, perfect for everyone from beginners to more experienced bakers. From biscuits to Bakewell slices, each of these recipes will make the baking process as straightforward as possible, leaving you plenty of time to settle down with a nice cup of tea and enjoy the end product.
This indulgent dessert recipe has all the all the delectable gooeyness of a sticky toffee pudding, but with a hint of freshness thanks to the pears.
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Heart-warming comfort dishes from the nation’s favourite cook
With easy, family-friendly recipes as well as all-out weekend feasts
Including chapters full of indulgent bakes and sweet treats
A biscuity pastry case, filled with sweet jam and fluffy almond sponge, these might just be the ultimate Bakewell slices.
Studded with plenty of mixed dried fruits, these scones will take your afternoon tea to the next level.
With not one but two types of chocolate, don’t expect these cookies to hang around for long.
Perfect for a children’s party, these classic butterfly cakes combine light vanilla sponge with fluffy buttercream.
Not only is this one of the best chocolate fudge cakes you’ll ever taste, it’s also ridiculously quick and easy to make.
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Semolina adds a moreish crunch to this sweet and buttery shortbread recipe.
These elegant florentines make an excellent gift – though there’s a good chance you’ll want to keep them all to yourself.
These fork biscuits couldn’t be easier, and are just the thing to make with kids.
Essentially sticky toffee pudding in cupcake form, these pretty cakes will go down a treat.
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One of Mary’s all-time most popular recipes, this simple banana loaf never disappoints.