Mary berry lemon sponge cake recipes

Mary Berry’s Cherry Cake

Mary Berry’s Cherry Cake

For the full recipe check out the BBC Food website where Mary gives you some tips on how to avoid your cherries sinking to the bottom of the sponge
mary berry's perfect victoria sandwich

mary berry's perfect victoria sandwich

It is versatile - you can sandwich the layers with different flavours of jam, cream, custard, lemon curd, or whatever filling that you like
Mary Berry Cooks... Rich Chocolate Traybake with swirly icing

Mary Berry Cooks... Rich Chocolate Traybake with swirly icing

Her lemon drizzle traybake is pretty hard to beat for quick and easy, and I've made it a number of times, and, for this weekend, I also made her rich chocolate tray bake with feathered icing
Lemon Swiss Roll: Cake Week!

Lemon Swiss Roll: Cake Week!

Adapted from recipes by MaryBerry and BBC Food. A golden lemonsponge rolled with homemade lemon curd and freshly whipped cream
MB’s Whole Lemon Cake

MB’s Whole Lemon Cake

As with all MaryBerry recipes, this one is easy to follow. MB’s Whole LemonCake is perfect with a cup of tea – any afternoon, whatever the weather

Thyme & Lemon Cake

"Its so comforting to have a piece of cake, just one small slice" ~MaryBerry. The cake itself is a lovely moist and buttery sponge, and that syrup soaking into the surface tips it over the edge into gorgeousness
Classic Madeira Cake

Classic Madeira Cake

A few weeks before the birthday party I did a practice run of the cake to get to grips with using fondant icing and the recipe I’d tried out – MaryBerry’s Madeira Cake – went down so well with everyone there was no question that I’d be using it for the real thing
Upside down apple cake

Upside down apple cake

For the sponge mixture. If you hadn’t guessed by now, I’m quite a fan of cakes and baking. For the sponge mixture
Victoria Sponge with fresh raspberries and cream

Victoria Sponge with fresh raspberries and cream

MaryBerry uses it, so if it’s good enough for her it sure as heck is good enough for me. Traditionally the Victoria sponge is filled with raspberry jam and sprinkled with caster sugar, but it can easily be adapted to suit your favourite flavours
Fraisier Cake

Fraisier Cake

The version below is the same one as made on the GBBO by MaryBerry. In French, ‘fraise’ means ‘strawberry

Lemon Myrtle Swiss Roll

This week was Swiss rolls, MaryBerry’s cherry cake and miniature British classics. You then pour the rest of the batter over the top and cook the whole sponge
Lemon Cupcakes with Lemony Lime Icing

Lemon Cupcakes with Lemony Lime Icing

Even Queen MaryBerry is a fan and an advocate of the one bowl method, so if it’s good enough for Mary, it’s good enough for me

Fraisier cake

MaryBerry’s, of course. Inspired after watching Mr Paul Hollywood pipe some chocolate decorations onto Mary’scake, I thought I might try some too
Dorset Apple Cake

Dorset Apple Cake

I settled on this, a MaryBerry recipe, and the results were fabulous. juice of ½ lemon. I prefer less apple, more sponge and so when I followed this recipe I was left with quite a bit of apple I didn’t need
Nusskuchen: European Cake Week!

Nusskuchen: European Cake Week!

Adapted from a recipe by MaryBerry. Chocolate Fudge Cake, Cinnamon Cake with Chocolate Orange Icing, Orange Sandwich Cake, Carrot Cake, Blueberry and Vanilla Bean Cake and many more