Sick of banana bread? 10 super delicious loaf cake recipes

If you’re looking for a simple yet utterly delicious recipe with minimal washing up, then you really can’t go wrong with a scrumptious loaf cake!

You might have mastered banana bread, so now it’s time to move onto the loveable loaf cake. These simple bakes are ideal for any novice bakers who might want to avoid the faff associated with layered cakes or for anyone who’s less keen on the whole cake decorating process.

With only one tin required that means less washing up to do afterwards too. Plus, loaf cakes come in a variety of flavours, meaning there really is a recipe for everyone!

Here’s a list of our top ten absolute favourite loaf cake recipes to try your hand at this week:

Carrot Loaf Cake

If carrot cake is your favourite cake flavour then this really is the recipe for you. We love how the spiced, nutty flavours of the cake compliment the smooth and creamy texture of the cream cheese frosting — yum!

Lime & Coconut Cake

We love all of the zesty, citrus flavours, and you can't go wrong with this lime and coconut loaf cake.

Double Chocolate Loaf Cake

If you are in the mood for some chocolate, look no further. This double chocolate loaf is sinfully delicious.

Blueberry Loaf Cake with Lemon Drizzle

Loaded with blueberries, this loaf with lemon curd is not to be missed. It’s the perfect mid-afternoon treat on a fresh autumn day.

Gingerbread Loaf Cake

This one goes out to all the ginger lovers out there! A slice of this delectable bake paired with a nice hot cup of coffee is absolute heaven.

White Chocolate Loaf Cake

If you’re taking the family out for a little day trip, then this scrumptious loaf cake is just what you need. It’s simple to make, really tasty and a firm family favourite.

Simple Apple Loaf Cake

This basic recipe requires just six ingredients, most of which you’ll find in your fridge or store cupboard.

Elderflower & Lemon Drizzle Loaf

This light and refreshing cake is super moist and full of zesty flavours that will have you drooling!

Walnut, Honey & Banana Loaf Cake

If you’re looking for an alternative way to use up those browning bananas that have been taking up space on your counter all week, then this is the recipe for you.

Banana, Chocolate & Peanut Butter Frozen Loaf

We love this unique twist on the classic loaf cake. This no-bake recipe is such a crowd-pleaser and makes such a delicious dessert.