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Enjoy summer with this baked strawberry cheesecake recipe

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Light and moussey but jam-packed with flavour, this baked cheesecake will soon become a star in your pudding repertoire. We think it sums up summer in a mouthful – sweet and delicious, but delicate enough to be eaten when the heat wave hits us!   Recipe for Baked Strawberry Cheesecake For the base 200g digestive […]

Recipe for gluten-free and dairy-free Millionaire Shortbread

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Try this delicious gluten-free and dairy-free Millionaire Shortbread recipe to discover just how tasty free-from baking can be! Created by Vicki Montague, The Free From Fairy. If you’re new to free-from cooking, her blog is a great place to start your journey…   For the shortbread 250g gluten-free plain flour (I used Doves Farm) 175g […]

Happy graduation! Try this recipe for decorated cupcakes…

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It’s season for mortar boards, graduation ceremonies and celebration galore! Indulge in these decorated graduation cupcakes, designed and made by blogger and cupcake enthusiast Sophie Barson, in order to make your big day even more special. For best results, eat these with a glass of Prosecco in your hand! For the vanilla cupcakes (makes 12) […]

Meet Pixie Cakes

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Amy Johnson founded Pixie Cakes to follow her love of hobby baking, and is now starting to set up her own business from home. We chat to her about the transition from part-time baker to a fully fledged cake decorating business, and how she made the leap between the two at such a young age. […]

Making Valentine’s Day Cupcake Toppers

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I was lucky enough to be invited along to a special Valentine’s Day cupcake decorating class at the Bath Cake Company, which has just opened its doors to a new all singing and dancing cake decorating school. Taught by company owner Celia Adams, we learnt how to make four different Valentine’s Day cake toppers, including […]

How to make a sugarpaste rose for Valentine’s Day

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These roses look really professional but are quite simple to make – I made mine with the help of Celia from the Bath Cake Company in one of her lovely Valentine’s Day cupcake decorating classes. I thought it was such a great technique to know that I’ve shared a step-by-step tutorial below – there are […]

Baking Heaven Savoury – have you seen it?


If you love Baking Heaven – with 101 gorgeous recipes each issue – they you’ll love Baking Heaven Savoury. We’ve now launched this within our World Of Food series of magazines, which lets you try new styles of baking and cooking inspiration each issue. Baking Heaven Savoury is packed full of tantalising savoury baking ideas […]

Easter Cake Decoration Project

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Make this cute Easter scene cake, complete with cheerful little hens, given to us by the very nice chaps over at the Happy Egg Co! For more inspiration for spring and Easter, don’t forget that Cake Decoration Heaven is still on sale now – you can order your copy here or pop into WHSmiths, UK […]

Cake Decoration Heaven Spring 2014 is on sale!

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Get your copy of our spring edition of Cake Decoration Heaven magazine, on sale now! With inspiration for Mother’s Day, Easter, Valentine’s Day and much more, we’ve got projects from Lindy Smith, the fabulous Maisie Parrish, Ann Pickard and Annie Rigg to name just a few. Get expert advice on techniques, follow our step-by-step guides […]

Baking Heaven Winter 2013 is on sale now!


Learn to bake perfect Pies & Tarts with our latest issue of Baking Heaven magazine – a packed winter special with all the festive baking inspiration you could ever need. We get pudding tips from Paul Hollywood, chat to master patissier Eric Lanlard, plus an exclusive chance to win a Kenwood Chef Titanium. All this […]