Loaf Cakes – 10 Lovely & Easy Recipes

Loaf Cakes – 10 Lovely & Easy Recipes

10 Lovely Loaf Cake Recipes 

Here at Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy (you have probably guessed by now)  we are big into our loaf cakes – we love them! 

They are simple too make and simple to cut – no faffing with the round variety here! 

So here’s a compilation of our most popular ones – all gathered together for you 


1. Chocolate Loaf Cake 

This Chocolate Loaf Cake – this one took me forever to perfect – but I have to say it really is quite wonderful. I’m proper proud of it! 

It’s easy to make and is rich and moist. The topping adds another intense layer of chocolate,  complimenting the plentiful  chocolate chunks inside  – just look at it – it’s a delight! A work of art 


Chocoate Loaf Cake - Cut through section


2. Coffee Cake Loaf 

When I have a coffee cake I like to be able to actually taste the coffee. I’m not sure about you but sometimes when I buy coffee cake it’s nor that flavoursome 

Let me tell you my easy Coffee Loaf Cake recipe delivers on coffee. It’s simple, moist and delicious 


Easy Coffee Cake cut cake glaze



3. Cherry Madeira  

This beautiful traditional Cherry Cake is a massive hit ion the website and on google! Everyone loves it 

go on. have a go! Studded with cherries and beautiful and moist – perfect with a cuppa! 

Cherry Madeira Cake , sliced on a plate


4. Lemon Drizzle Loaf 

A true classic loaf cake.  

Lemon Drizzle Loaf Cake is Lemony and zesty it really is a wonderful cake. This recipe also has a recipe for a mascarpone icing which is delicious for a special occasion 

Easy Lemon Drizzle Cake



5. Orange Marmalade Loaf Cake 

This Sticky Orange Marmalade Loaf Cake is a beautiful looking cake and it delivers hard on orange Marmalade

The slices of orange are just delicious with the sticky glaze 🙂 

Easy Sticky Orange Marmalade Loaf


6. Simple Madeira 

Sometimes in life we just need a plain delicious cake. 

Nothing fancy just lovely Maderia topped with a simple icing. Well this Simple Maderia Loaf Cake is the answer 

Just yum! 

Simple Maderia Cake - iced & sliced


7. Apple & Fruit Loaf 

This Apple & Fruit Loaf is a lovely cake 

It’s easy to make and it used stewed apples – you know those fallen ones, or the ones that have gone a bit yuk in the fruit bowl – it’s delicious and packed with fruit 

Freda’s apple & fruit loaf



8. Lincolnshire Plum Loaf 

Here’s a traditional Plum Bread Recipe it’s actually my mums recipe – we love it 

In the north we serve it buttered with a slice of cheese.

You really should try it 

Lincolnshire Plum loaf cake


9. Ginger Loaf Cake 

This light Ginger Loaf Cake is a massive hit on Pinterest – everyone loves it 

It’s simple to make and has a lovely gentle warming ginger flavour – again a simple recipe

I also include a Lemon Icing recipe if you fancy being a bit fancy!

Lemon & ginger work so well together 

Easy Ginger Loaf Cake


10. Banana & Walnut Loaf Cake 

And we can’t not have a Banana Loaf Cake recipe now can we!

This one is packed with overripe bananas, dates and walnut and it’s really tasty! 

Banana Date & Walnut cake, baked and sliced


Other Loaf Cakes 

I also forgot to add I have a lovely Carrot Loaf Cake too (10 sounded better than 11 ha ha ) 

If you like fruited loaves check out my  Classic Tea Loaf. Also delicious!  

And if you fancy something a little different why not have a go at my Matcha Loaf Cake 

How about an Old School Jam & Coconut Loaf – so nostalgic


And to finish off this lovely Cake collection 

We can’t miss a Banana Bread Loaf now can we. 

My lovely fellow food Blogger Jenny has shared with us her perfect Banana Bread – Loaf –

It’s so Moorish, moist buttery and gently spiced – yum yum 

Thanks Jen it’s brilliant  x


Loaf Liners for cakes?

Are they good? They are not just good they are  a life saver!! 

Have you discovered loaf liners yet?

Oh they are fantastic, you can say ‘bye’ to trying to line a loaf tin – forever – hurrah! 

I love them, so easy and you can find them in most supermarkets and they are not expensive either


So let me know if you make any – I’d love to get your comments 

Big Love Clare x

The Old School Recipe Group

I also have a Facebook Closed Group called UK Olds School & Traditional Recipes 

Come over and join this great honest and Large community Facebook for Old School Recipes if you’re interested

 Just use the join button if you like real home cooked tasty easy food!!

Loads of tips and tricks – I promise

Oh and why not join me on Instagram – I’d love to see you there 🙂 

Big Love Clare




  1. 5 stars
    Your cakes are absolutely brilliant thank you 😊

  2. Do you have a recipe for a Christmas cake made in a 2lb loaf tin.Thank you Mary

  3. Amazing cake recipes!! Perfect results!! Thankyou

    1. Oh thanks for your comment x

  4. I’ve made your delicious ginger loaf cake today. Absolutely gorgeous love your recipes. I love ginger I also put some stem ginger in yummy x

    1. Oh so great to hear – thanks Cx

  5. Love the ginger recipe, have made it twice. Once with lemon icing and the other time I used chopped crystalized ginger instead of the lemon zest.
    I’m making lots of cakes next week for a wake and going to make chocolate loaf and brownies as well as the ginger plus a couple of my old favourites. Thanks for sharing your recipes x

    1. Oh this I love!! Thanks for your comment x

  6. How much in your cup of water for the Lincolnshire plum loaf please?

    1. Just a normal tea mug xx

  7. I have just stumbled across your lovely loaf cake recipes. Do you use a 2lb loaf tin?


    1. oh thanks – yes I do x

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