Posts Tagged ‘baking’

Our Recipe for Elderflower and Pistachio Drizzle Cake

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Try this gorgeous recipe for a drizzle cake with a difference – made with elderflower cordial and pistachios. We think this cake encapsulates the flavour of an English summer infused with delightful Middle Eastern nuttiness – it’s deliciously moist with a tangy crunch. And the best thing is, it’s a pretty easy make too. You […]

Cake Heroes: Fancy a Nibble?

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In our new Cake Heroes series, we’ll be featuring local clubs and activities from people across the UK who are passionate about baking. This month we take a trip to Southport where a group of enthusiastic bakers have been up to all sorts of fun… The Fancy a Nibble Cake Club meets monthly in Southport […]

The Great British Bake Off Effect

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Our resident blogger Sophie Barson tells us what she loved about the first episode of GBBO last night on BBC One, and why she thinks it has such an impact on the nation… As soon as I hear the intro music to the Great British Bake Off, I’m excited. I know I’m in for an […]

Enter the Cupcake Heaven Autumn Challenge 2014!

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Following the success of our last Cupcake Challenge back in the spring, we’re now launching our very special Autumn Cupcake Challenge and are ready to receive entries! If you think you’ve got what it takes, and fancy coming along to display your cupcake design at the Cake & Bake Show in London in October, then […]

Getting ready for the Bake Off!

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The Great British Bake Off is back on our screens tonight, and already our Twitter feed is full of enthusiastic posts heralding the arrival of the new series. Home bakers, industry professionals, schoolkids, parents – it seems that no matter what your age, the GBBO unites us in a shared celebration of that most sacred […]

Baking: No Longer the Nation’s Dirty Secret – Charlotte White on the Great British Bake Off

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They would corner me at the kettle, take me to one side at parties, whisper in hushed tones and confess their dirty secret to me. Why me? Well, I was out and proud; I had brought the cake with me so they knew that I loved to bake. Before The Great British Bake Off exploded […]

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) […]

Subscribe to Food Heaven and get 2 FREE gifts, plus save 25% on the shop price!*

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Subscribe to Food Heaven today and get a cake decorating project book and a pot of edible glitter from Rainbow Dust absolutely FREE! Plus you’ll save 25% on the shop price.* If cake decorating is your thing then you don’t want to miss out on these great free gifts! If you subscribe to Food Heaven today you’ll receive a copy of the Sparkle Project book from Rainbow Dust, bursting with fantastic […]

Deliciously Vintage: meet Victoria Glass

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To celebrate the new retro-inspired issue of Baking Heaven, which is on sale now, we met the lady who loves to bake vintage. Victoria Glass is an expert cake maker, writer and blogger who has recently released a beautiful book called Deliciously Vintage. It’s packed full of the most loved cakes and bakes of all […]

Top ten tips for baking free-from recipes

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If you’re just discovering how to bake gluten-free, dairy-free or sugar-free food, it may seem like a minefield when it comes to getting it right. Try these essential tips from Vicki over at the Free-From Fairy to keep your cooking safe, tasty and free from allergens. You’ll be making delicious free-from baking in no time! […]