Make every day a baking day


As the success of TV shows such as The Great British Bake Off have proved, Britain has gone baking mad! And to celebrate this, the makers of Food Heaven have produced a new bumper magazine called British Baking Yearbook, featuring 365 delicious sweet and savoury recipes – yes that’s one for every day of the […]

GBBO’s Kimberly Wilson shares a recipe for Orange and Rose Exploding Cake

image low res kimberly cake

Dr. Oetker has teamed up with Great British Bake Off finalist Kimberly Wilson to create a mouthwatering treat – just in time to celebrate the new series. Watch this step-by-step video to see how she makes it, or follow the instructions below to create your own masterpiece… ​​Recipe for Orange and Rose Exploding Cake By […]

Literature and cake – what combination could be better?

blueberry chocolate cake 458

A summer of literature and cake continues at the iconic London Review Cake Shop, a venue packed with potential to become one of the coolest cafés in the city. They’ve opened their doors to host a series of poetry and author events, which you can enjoy from the comfort of the café chairs and the […]

Our Recipe for Elderflower and Pistachio Drizzle Cake

Elderflower cake featured

Try this gorgeous recipe for a drizzle cake with a difference – made with elderflower cordial and pistachios. We think this cake encapsulates the flavour of an English summer infused with delightful Middle Eastern nuttiness – it’s deliciously moist with a tangy crunch. And the best thing is, it’s a pretty easy make too. You […]

Cake Heroes: Fancy a Nibble?

team 300

In our new Cake Heroes series, we’ll be featuring local clubs and activities from people across the UK who are passionate about baking. This month we take a trip to Southport where a group of enthusiastic bakers have been up to all sorts of fun… The Fancy a Nibble Cake Club meets monthly in Southport […]

The Great British Bake Off Effect

Image from

Our resident blogger Sophie Barson tells us what she loved about the first episode of GBBO last night on BBC One, and why she thinks it has such an impact on the nation… As soon as I hear the intro music to the Great British Bake Off, I’m excited. I know I’m in for an […]

Cupcake Heaven Autumn is on sale now – packed full of great new designs!


Get your new copy of Cupcake Heaven today, with 101 brand new cupcake designs for autumn, Halloween, bonfire night, weddings, birthdays, kids’ parties and more! We’ve got cupcake recipes for all abilities – from beginner to more challenging ideas – and for all occasions, too. This issue we also launch our new Autumn Cupcake Challenge […]

Enter the Cupcake Heaven Autumn Challenge 2014!


Following the success of our last Cupcake Challenge back in the spring, we’re now launching our very special Autumn Cupcake Challenge and are ready to receive entries! If you think you’ve got what it takes, and fancy coming along to display your cupcake design at the Cake & Bake Show in London in October, then […]

Getting ready for the Bake Off!


The Great British Bake Off is back on our screens tonight, and already our Twitter feed is full of enthusiastic posts heralding the arrival of the new series. Home bakers, industry professionals, schoolkids, parents – it seems that no matter what your age, the GBBO unites us in a shared celebration of that most sacred […]

Baking: No Longer the Nation’s Dirty Secret – Charlotte White on the Great British Bake Off

Charlotte White Rockabetty Studios

They would corner me at the kettle, take me to one side at parties, whisper in hushed tones and confess their dirty secret to me. Why me? Well, I was out and proud; I had brought the cake with me so they knew that I loved to bake. Before The Great British Bake Off exploded […]