Archive for July, 2012

Give us your video feedback

Here’s what you need to do to enter our video competition to win one of 10 Food Heaven subscriptions. Just set yourself up in front of the video camera/webcam and follow the directions/answer the questions below – then post to You Tube. First of all – please introduce yourself – what’s your first name and […]

Win a subscription to Food Heaven with our 3-minute survey.

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Please can you take just two or three minutes to let us know how Cupcake Heaven has influenced your baking. Are you baking more often, buying more bakeware or are you just getting better results? Let us know and you’ll be entered into a draw to win a 12-month subscription to Food Heaven. The survey […]

Cake Decoration Heaven on sale now in WH Smiths

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The latest addition to the Food Heaven range is on sale in WH Smiths now. This beautiful new issue includes 50 inspiring projects ranging from kids parties and birthdays, to weddings and seasonal occasions. Whether you’re new to cake decoration, have some experience or are an expert looking for new inspiration, there are projects and […]

Hold a charity tea party for Marie Curie Cancer Care

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Hold a charity tea party       This year Marie Curie Cancer Care is encouraging people to hold a Blooming Great Tea Party to help raise money for the charity. It’s the perfect opportunity for Food Heaven fans to put their passion for baking to very good use! From tea and cake with friends […]

Cupcake Kids is out now!

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The latest Food Heaven special is out now (Thursday 12 July). Cupcake Kids is on sale in most Waitrose branches; all Lakeland and Hobbycraft stores; larger Sainsbury’s and Asda stores; and the kiosks at larger Morrisons. You can also buy online now. Cupcake Kids has 50 specially selected recipes just for kids. Designed to be […]

WIN a Great British Bake Off stationery set!

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Win a Great British Bake Off stationery set Series 3 of The Great British Bake Off will be coming to our screens in mid-August, so to celebrate Quadrille Publishing is launching a special new selection of Great British Bake Off stationery. The range features eight beautiful items which will help to brighten up your kitchen, […]

Special offer from Little Cupcake Boxes

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Special offer             To celebrate the new Food Heaven website, Little Cupcake Boxes is offering you all the chance to get a gorgeous pack of 4 Patisserie design single cupcake boxes worth £7 FREE when you spend £30 or more on its online site. Little Cupcake Boxes has a gorgeous […]

An interview with Holly Bell


In the kitchen with Holly Bell We speak to Holly Bell, the runner-up of 2011’s Great British Bake Off TV show… What is your first baking related memory? Probably stamping out pastry for jam tarts with my Nanna at about 3 years old. Great fun and I imagine a lot of clearing up for Nanna! […]

Jams & Preserves – our sister magazine is on sale now

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Our brand new Jams & Preserves special is on sale in Sainsbury’s from today (5 July 2012). Although not part of the Food Heaven series, Jams & Preserves shares all the great values of a high number of recipes in a beautifully presented, high quality magazine. This issue features 75 delicious and varied recipes from […]

Eric Lanlard’s essential tips for cupcake success

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Eric Lanlard’s golden rules for cupcake success Channel 4’s Baking Mad presenter Eric Lanlard shares his essential tips for creating the perfect cupcakes every time…   •    It is really important that you use an electric hand-held or free-standing mixer to blend the cupcake batter thoroughly so that a loose, glossy mixture is achieved. This […]