Posts Tagged ‘baking’

Recipe: Simnel Cupcakes

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The Simnel cake is a traditional Easter recipe tracing back to the 13th Century, eaten during the days of lent or on Easter day itself. More recently, the cake has been given as a gift on Mothering Sunday. The word Simnel originates from the Latin Simila which means ‘fine flour’, referring to the white flour used in […]

Baking For Heroes

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Would you like to put your passion for baking to good use by raising money for charity? This year, Help for Heroes is holding Bake for Heroes fortnight from  18 April – 4 May, and whether you take a cake to work to get donations for each slice, or hold a ‘Colossal Cake Sale’, every […]

Recipe: Mother’s Day Daffodil Cupcakes

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Looking for a delicious new cupcake to bake for your mum this Mother’s Day? These gorgeous daffodil cupcakes are sure to go down a treat… By Sophie Turhnam from Sophie Victoria Cupcakes.         I wanted to create something special this Mother’s Day and have been meaning to try different sugar flowers for […]

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 […]

Have you got Time for a Cuppa? Raise money for Dementia UK this March!

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Bake sales are becoming increasingly popular these days, so why not use your local group to raise money for Dementia UK? The UK-based charity are the only charity in the country to provide Admiral Nurses – specialist dementia nurses who give expert, practical and emotional care and support for family carers, as well as the […]

Get set for Cake International 2015

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Exciting details have been announced ahead of the imminent Cake International show at Manchester EventCity, which opens on 6th February 2015. We’re delighted to hear that the show has confirmed it will be featuring another Author’s Kitchen – giving visitors the chance to watch and meet some of their favourite food writers and celebrity bakers […]

Brighten up your January with these Rainbow Biscuits!

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We know that January can be a tough month to get through, but put a smile back on your face with these colourful biscuits. Make them on a rainy day to cheer up the whole family, or serve for a special occasion as something a bit different!   Recipe for Rainbow Biscuits Preparation time 20 […]

Interview: Meet Sophie Conran

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We catch up with cook book author and interior design expert Sophie Conran to find out how she discovered her passion for baking and what inspired her to create her new cookware range… How did you first become interested in cooking? My mum is a cookery writer, so I grew up in a home where […]

Baking Heaven Winter is on sale now!

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Join us for a very special issue of Baking Heaven, with celebrity recipes from Rachel Allen, Mary Berry, Lorraine Pascale, Paul Hollywood, Richard Bertinet and many more. We take a trip around the world with our focus on International Bakes – from European specialities such as chouquettes and meringues to new flavours from India, Chile, […]

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 […]