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Recipe: Pancakes with Cinnamon Butter and Apple Sauce

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Frying pans at the ready – pancake day has arrived! If you love pancakes as much as we do, why not go all out and have a go at making these fluffy delights, served with freshly made cinnamon butter and almond sauce.             Preparation time: 40 mins, plus chilling Cooking time: […]

Recipe: Valentine’s Surprise Cupcakes

By Sophie Turhnam from Sophie Victoria Cupcakes I’ve wanted to make surprise cupcakes for a while now. I’ve seen these used as a gender reveal technique for baby shower cupcakes and loved the idea… But I thought what cuter way to show someone you love them on Valentine’s Day than by putting a littler edible […]

Tips on launching your cupcake business online

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Starting your own cupcake business is exciting and allows you to be your own boss, but it can be daunting too. To make it a little less overwhelming, SMB website building and hosting brand, Moonfruit, has put together some top tips to help you test drive the idea online, before you open a business on […]

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 […]