Posts Tagged ‘Easter’

Recipe: Easter Chick Cupcakes


Spring is here (yay!) and what better way to celebrate Easter than with some really cute chick cupcakes? With these easy steps you can create your own sweet Easter cupcakes – perfect for sharing. By Sophie Turhnam from Sophie Victoria Cupcakes.       Ingredients (makes 12 cupcakes): For the Vanilla Cupcakes: 110g butter, softened […]

Recipe: Chick and Lamb Iced Biscuits


Get your children in the kitchen this Easter with these delightful iced spring biscuits, in chick and lamb shaped designs. They are ideal for giving as a gift or favour, and are a perfect excuse to practice your icing skills!  Preparation time: 15 mins  Baking time: 8 mins Decorate time: Up to 1 hour Makes 24 […]

Recipe: Simnel Cupcakes


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 […]

Cupcake Heaven Spring is now on sale


Now Christmas is but a distant memory, chocolate eggs have started filling the shelves of supermarket aisles – a definite sign that Easter is on its way! Arriving on 5 April this year, it’s never too early to start thinking about what cupcake designs you’re going to create this year, and if you’re stuck for […]

Our favourite Easter baking ideas

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Are you ready for Easter? We’re gearing up for the season by baking for family and friends, of course, and so we’ve been hunting for the best Easter inspiration from around the web. Here are 5 of our favourites… 1. These gorgeous vintage-printed Easter Bunny Biscuits from blogger Sweet Sugar Belle. We think they’re the […]

Baking Heaven Spring 2014 is on sale now – get yours today!

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The new Spring issue of Baking Heaven goes on sale today – and this time it’s a patisserie special with 35 recipes to perfect the art of baking macaroons, eclairs, profiteroles and more. We’ve also got recipes from Mark Hix, the Hairy Bikers, Murielle Valette, Rachel Khoo and Mary Berry, covering everything from Simnel cake […]

Cupcake Heaven Spring issue

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Our brand new issue of Cupcake Heaven is on sale now – with gorgeous cupcakes for Easter, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and spring. Plus, a fantastic competition to win Kenwood baking equipment worth £950, new cocktail-inspired cupcakes and delicious lighter bakes to bake in 2014. You’ll find us in WHSmiths, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Waitrose, Morrisons, […]

Sneak preview… Cupcake Heaven Spring issue

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Here’s a little flavour of what to expect in our next issue of Cupcake Heaven, which goes on sale 6th February 2014. That’s right, just in time to help you make those cupcakes for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Easter! Treat your mum to a gorgeous set of rose-topped cupcakes, which will make her smile […]

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 […]