Archive for August, 2012

A regional taste of the UK

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We recently had a poll going on over on our Baking Heaven Facebook page about whether you should put jam or cream onto your scones first when enjoying an indulgent cream tea. The poll was inspired by a bit of a debate in the office about the subject. The root of the argument stems from […]

The rise of caketails

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There’s been much talk in the media lately about cocktail cupcakes so we asked Nicci from Gingercups to tell us about how they began making ‘caketails’ and what the response has been…   We started making our first two flavours of caketails back in 2011 – Champagne and Cosmopolitan. The idea was formed from a […]

GBBO stationery giveaway winner

We’ve just drawn our Great British Bake Off Stationery giveaway and we’re pleased to announce that Julie Lee-Stronach is the winner! Congratulations Julie, your prize will be on its way to you in the next few days.    

Cake Decoration Heaven in Supermarkets Today

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After an exclusive period in WH Smiths, Cake Decoration Heaven should be arriving in supermarkets and specialist stores today. So you can expect to find it in all Lakeland and Hobbycraft branches and the following supermarkets: Sainsbury’s – top 180 stores Waitrose – top 70 stores Tesco -  top 241 stores – most Extras, largest […]

Orange and blueberry sponge – the taste of summer

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The taste of summer           This weekend as the rain hammered against the window I decided to make up for the lack of summer weather outside by recreating the taste of summer in my kitchen instead. Telling myself that as blueberries are not only a delicious summer fruit but are classed […]

Win a pair of tickets to Cake International

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Win a pair of tickets!           Cake decorating fans will be delighted to hear that Cake International – The Sugarcraft & Cake Decoration Show is set to return to Birmingham NEC this year from 9-11 November. Over 100 exhibitors will be at the show offering you the chance to buy the […]