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Christmas Gift Guide – our favourite cake decorating and baking products

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If you’re stocking up on supplies before your Christmas baking truly begins, then take a look at our highlights for the season. From adding the finishing touches to your festive cake, to baking tools and moulds that will help you achieve perfect results, we select our favourite products of 2014… Karen Davies new Christmas moulds […]

Interview with expert Cake Decorator Sharon Wee

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Sharon Wee is a cake designer and entrepreneur whose signature cake – the suspended milk jug – has taken her all around the world. Here she tells us how she got started in cake decorating, why she loves teaching others and what she has planned for the future… How did you first venture into the […]

Tune in to Celebrity Bake Off tonight on BBC One!

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Tune in to BBC One tonight from 7pm for this year’s Children In Need, including the special Celebrity Bake Off which will see the likes of Fearne Cotton and Sir Terry Wogan asking the nation to vote for their favourite cake. The line-up for the 2014 Celebrity Bake Off also includes Nick Grimshaw, Tess Daly […]

Winter pudding recipe – Pecan and Caramel Tassies

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These delicious bite-size tarts are bursting with nuts and flavour – just what you need for pudding in the winter evenings. Serve warm with a generous curl of vanilla ice cream for showstopping results every time. Don’t forget, you can get more winter baking inspiration in the winter issue of Cupcake Heaven and Cake Decoration […]

Dive into the world of Cake International this weekend

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Our resident blogger and cupcake enthusiast Sophie Barson tells us what treats are in store at Cake International this year, which runs from 7th – 9th November at Birmingham NEC. Click here for more information about the show and details on how to buy tickets. Don’t forget that you can meet the Food Heaven team […]

Cupcake Heaven winter 2014 is on sale now!

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Find the perfect Christmas cupcake recipe with the new winter issue of Cupcake Heaven – on sale from today in WHSmiths, Lakeland, Hobbycraft and UK supermarkets. We’ve got festive inspiration for Christmas and New Year, plus we feature the new trend in fast baking – mug cakes – and recipes from the experts at Lola’s […]

Sarah Harris shows you how to make her winning autumn cupcake!

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We got such a great response to this year’s Autumn Cupcake Challenge – thank you to everyone who sent us their cupcake pictures! Our winner this year was Sarah Harris, who received her accolade in front of a busy audience at The Cake & Bake Show in London at the beginning of October. An amateur […]

Food Heaven interviews TV Chef James Martin

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James Martin – the friendly face of Saturday Kitchen Live – talks to us about his culinary inspirations, what 
live TV is really like, and reveals all about his new range of sturdy bakeware products… What first drew you towards a career as a chef? I was influenced massively by my grandmother and mother, who […]

Spooky snacks! Get ready for Halloween with these Meringue Bones…

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If we ever needed a reason to get baking, then Halloween is definitely it – from dress up parties to trick-or-treaters, there’s all manner of excuses throughout October to make a batch of sweet delights. We love these utterly spooky meringue bones, served with raspberry blood, to get the party going. Try them yourself this […]

Happy Chocolate Week! We pick our favourite chocolate cookbooks…

Today is the first day of Chocolate Week – a whole seven days to indulge yourself with new recipes, experiment with truffles and explore the wonderful world of chocolate! We don’t know about you, but here at Food Heaven we can never resist a slice of layered chocolate cake, or a freshly baked brownie, and […]