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8 Easy & Fuss-Free Cakes To Bake For Your Sugar Fix While Being Holed Up At Home

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Hola, folks! This ongoing COVID-19 scenario is long and hard, but it doesn’t have to be boring, especially if you love baking and experimenting. We’ve made a list of 8 easy, fuss-free cake recipes that you can easily try at home, with the available ingredients, so read on!

1. Chocolate Cake

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To bake a chocolate cake, some of the ingredients you need are unsweetened cocoa powder, all-purpose flour, baking powder, milk, baking soda, sugar, eggs and vanilla extract. Whisk them together and bake until it’s cooked from the middle. Let it cool down a bit and have it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or you can even pour Nutella over it or some choco chips if you’re feeling indulgent!

Here’s The Recipe | https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchen/basic-chocolate-cake-recipe-2120876

2. Vanilla Sponge Cake

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This fluffy cake is made with standard kitchen staples - eggs, milk, butter, flour, vanilla, baking powder and salt. When it’s baked to perfection, it's tender, golden brown and moist from the inside. Pair it with tea or coffee and we promise that you’ll keep coming back for more!

Here’s The Recipe | https://www.thedinnerbite.com/easy-vanilla-sponge-cake-recipe/

3. Banana Cake

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With summer in full swing, bananas get spotty very easily. But, why fret when you can use those ripe, mushy bananas and turn them into a delicious cake? All you need is 2-3 ripe bananas, flour, milk, sugar and baking powder- basically the same as a vanilla cake, you just have to add the bananas! Happy hogging!

Here’s The Recipe | https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/best-banana-cake/ 

4. Orange Cake

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Fancy some tender, fragrant orange cake that you can easily bake from scratch? The recipe is simple - whisk all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, salted butter, eggs and the juice from 1 or 2 oranges (as per taste!) and bake till it has a golden crust. You guys are going to love this!

Here’s The Recipe | https://www.delscookingtwist.com/easy-orange-pound-cake/

5. Biscuit Cake

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This no-bake cake is made of milk, the biscuits of your choice, sugar, cocoa and chocolate. Mix the batter well until it’s free of lumps, and freeze it in a pan with a removable bottom. This one’s easy to prepare and requires a minimal amount of baking time, so go ahead and whip up some biscuit-y goodness!

Here’s The Recipe | https://www.indianhealthyrecipes.com/biscuit-cake/

6. Tiramisu 

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Would you believe us if we tell you that you can whip up a delectable tiramisu in just 10 minutes? We ain’t kidding around, folks. Gather up some heavy dairy cream, mascarpone cheese, sugar and vanilla and layer it in a tray, freeze it till it’s set, and voila, you have a fluffy tiramisu right in front of you!

Here’s The Recipe | https://tastesbetterfromscratch.com/easy-tiramisu/

7. Cheesecake 

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We all love a smooth and creamy cheesecake, don’t we? You can easily bake this one at home by making a thick, cracker crust from Marie biscuits or graham crackers (if you have ‘em!), put a thin layer of it on the pan, and pour heavy whipped cream on it. Freeze it up and gorge on it after it’s set!

Here’s The Recipe | https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/no-bake-cheesecake/ 

8. Lemon Cake

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Summer calls for a refreshing slice (or two) of a moist lemon cake, doesn’t it, guys? Use butter, lemon zest, eggs, flour, sugar, baking powder, buttermilk and vanilla extract to bake the most inviting lemon cake that you and your fam would absolutely love!

Here’s The Recipe | https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/lemon-cake-recipe-1913110

Folks, try these easy recipes ASAP and let us know how they turned out!

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