Posts Tagged ‘cake’

Rhubarb pudding cake

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Make the most of the season’s fresh rhubarb with this delicious pudding! Once you’ve made it once we guarantee it’ll become a favourite recipe all season. Rhubarb pudding cake Serves 8 345g rhubarb 1tbsp caster sugar 250g self raising flour 230g butter, diced 115g caster sugar 150g light muscovado sugar 3 large eggs, separated 1 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A lesson in cake decorating at Konditor & Cook

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As soon as I picked up a copy of the new Konditor & Cook book, I was in love. Baking doesn’t get any more indulgent or delicious than at the hands of this London bakery. So when I discovered that it ran classes, offering the chance to learn some new cake decorating skills, then try […]

GBBO’s Kimberly Wilson shares a recipe for Orange and Rose Exploding Cake

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Dr. Oetker has teamed up with Great British Bake Off finalist Kimberly Wilson to create a mouthwatering treat – just in time to celebrate the new series. Watch this step-by-step video to see how she makes it, or follow the instructions below to create your own masterpiece… ​​Recipe for Orange and Rose Exploding Cake By […]

Literature and cake – what combination could be better?

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A summer of literature and cake continues at the iconic London Review Cake Shop, a venue packed with potential to become one of the coolest cafés in the city. They’ve opened their doors to host a series of poetry and author events, which you can enjoy from the comfort of the café chairs and the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Embrace summer with our Neapolitan layer cake!

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We love Neapolitan ice cream. And we love cake. What could be better than putting together the flavour combinations of the two? Try this summer-inspired recipe for an amazing Neapolitan layer cake and use it as a real show-stopper for a birthday, wedding or garden party. The technique of piping rosettes in cake decoration is […]

In the kitchen with Bea Vo

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Life is short. Eat more cake. That’s the mantra of cake designer Bea Vo. With a successful tea room in London, Bea Vo from Bea’s of Bloomsbury has managed to craft her own creative life around the art of pâtisserie, a passion which she has long held. Here we speak to her about her top […]