6 sweet loaf recipes

Here are some of the best comfort baking projects to make while you're at home! These easy sweet loaves and loaf cake recipes are perfect for cooking and sharing. Find lots of ideas below including banana breads and pound cakes.

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Sweet loaf recipes for comfort baking

There’s nothing like switching on the oven and losing yourself in the process of measuring, whipping and stirring ingredients into a beautiful baked treat. The aroma of fresh baking, the warmth of the oven, the resulting slice of deliciousness paired with a hot cuppa – it’s all so soothing. We’ve put together our favourite loaf recipes for you to enjoy a moment of comfort baking.

Banana, Raspberry and Coconut Bread

Get the recipe: Banana, Raspberry and Coconut Bread

Classic banana bread with the addition of the bright flavour of raspberries and tropical coconut. Use frozen raspberries if you don’t have fresh ones on hand.

Gluten-free Banana Bread with Raspberries

Get the recipe: Gluten-free Banana Bread with Raspberries

This great no-flour banana bread recipe uses almond meal, which gives a wonderful tender texture and richness. Cacao nibs add luxurious chocolatey crunch, but they can be omitted if you can’t find them.

Chocolate Pear Loaf

Get the recipe: Chocolate Pear Loaf

This super simple recipe gives stunning results. The flavour of the pear melds perfectly with the chocolate cake for a beautiful cake that tastes as good as it looks. 

Banana Bread with Caramelised Bananas

Get the recipe: Banana Bread with Caramelised Bananas

A firm favourite, banana bread is a staple recipe for any baker. This version has beautiful caramelised bananas on top, turning it into a luscious dessert.

Wholemeal Date and Walnut Loaf

Get the recipe: Wholemeal Date and Walnut Loaf

Plenty of dates and the addition of wholemeal flour gives this loaf a heartier texture and flavour. Delicious served with smooth ricotta and drizzle of honey, or a generous spread of butter.

Dairy-free Lemon Avocado Pound Cake

Get the recipe: Dairy-free Lemon Avocado Pound Cake

The main flavour of this lovely dairy-free cake is vibrant lemon. The avocado gives this treat a beautiful colour and moist crumb.

If you love these recipes, you may also find something tempting in our collection of Comfort Food Desserts. You'll find recipes for puddings, cookies, slices and more.

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