Nadiya Hussain’s easiest cake recipes 

GBBO winner and all-round baking superstar, Nadiya Hussain, is no stranger to making show-stopping cakes and bakes fit to wow the most demanding of judges. But, as Nadiya herself emphasises, home baking should be about love, fun and generosity, a way to relax and embrace the comfort of the kitchen. Ease and simplicity lie at the heart of all Nadiya's recipes, and we particularly love her ability to conjure up beautiful, flavour-packed bakes that are easy for anyone to recreate in their own home. Here is our pick of Nadiya's easiest cakes to make, from gooey brownies to her twist on rocky road to baked cheesecakes that you can make ahead. Her easiest cake recipes, they guarantee stress-free baking, whatever the occasion.

Nadiya Hussain's Caramel Crunch Rocky Road | Nadiya Bakes

Caramel Crunch Rocky Road from Nadiya Bakes

This Caramel Crunch Rocky Road from Nadiya Hussain's new book, Nadiya Bakes, is a totally indulgent sweet treat, made with white and milk chocolate, caramel sweets, dried fruit, and salted pistachios. Strictly speaking it's a no-bake, as it only needs time to set in the fridge, but it's just as delicious as any of Nadiya's oven-baked creations.

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Traybake from Time To Eat

Think of Nadiya's easy peanut butter and jelly traybake as like a giant pancake you can cut into slices. Featuring the classic combination of peanut butter and jelly, it's a guaranteed crowd pleaser. 

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Caramelised Biscuit Traybake from Time To Eat

What's better than cake? Cake covered in Biscoff biscuits, that's what. Another quick and easy traybake, this delicious recipe is Nadiya at her creative best.

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Back-to-front Baked Cheesecake from Nadiya's Family Favourites by Nadiya Hussain

The best thing about cheesecake? You can make it well ahead and leave it in the fridge until you're ready to serve. This Back-to-front Baked Cheesecake from Nadiya's Family Favourites is a twist on a simple baked cheesecake, topped with honey salted caramel and a chocolatey tiffin mixture. 

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Rocky road cake

Rocky Road Cake from Nadiya's British Food Adventure by Nadiya Hussain

This Rocky Road Cake from Nadiya's British Food Adventure combines gooey rocky road with a luxurious chocolate cake underneath. Two amazing cakes in one, this is a brilliant twist on the classic.

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Raspberry ice cream cake

Raspberry Ice Cream Cake from Nadiya's Family Favourites by Nadiya Hussain

This Raspberry Ice Cream Cake from Nadiya's Family Favourites is something a little bit special for summer. Luxurious ice cream, topped onto a simple sponge and finished off with seasonal berries, what's not to love?

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Nadiya parsnip cake

Parsnip and Orange Spiced Cake from Nadiya's Kitchen by Nadiya Hussain

Don't be put off by how epic this layered Parsnip and Orange Spiced Cake from Nadiya's Kitchen looks. It really is simple to put together, and makes for a wonderful afternoon treat.

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