Top Tips for a Bake Sale

11 tips for a bake sale… how to have a successful bake sale! It’s always a joy to share your baking with others and a bake sale is a great chance to do that and make money for good causes too – Hannah Miles helps you plan for a successful event with these top tips for a bake sale. You need to be able to transport your traybakes You can More...

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By Food Heaven On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Swan Cake Tutorial

From our Cake Decorating School… the swan cake step-by-step tutorial Move over Mr Turkey, it’s time for Lakeland‘s magical swan to take centre stage on the Christmas table! This magnificent white swan More...

guide to sugar
By Food Heaven On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Baking Guide to Sugar

Read our guide to sugar to find out more about which sugar should be used for which bake! With the sugar aisle bursting with varieties, knowing which to use in your baking can be hard. This guide explains their More...

chocolate collar
By Food Heaven On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

How to… Make a Chocolate Collar

Step-By-Step Tutorial… how to make a showstopper chocolate collar! Create a stunning chocolate collar with this easy-to-follow guide by Food Thoughts – this is a 3-tier dark chocolate sponge cake with white More...

By Food Heaven On Friday, November 8th, 2019

Guide to… Baking with Dried Fruit and Nuts

Crazy Jack Organic’s guide to… baking with dried fruit and nuts Whether it’s melt-in-the-mouth mince pies or deliciously sweet stollen, baking with dried fruit and nuts offers versatility for all your More...

macaron tower
By Food Heaven On Thursday, November 7th, 2019

LCB’s guide to… creating a ‘showstopper’ macaron tower

Le Cordon Bleu shares their tips on how to produce a ‘showstopper’ macaron tower Le Cordon Bleu London’s Head Pâstisserie Chef, Julie Walsh, shares the factors to consider before you start to More...

By Food Heaven On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Preparing Christmas desserts in advance

Le Cordon Bleu London share their essential tips, ideas and tools to help you prepare your best ever Christmas treats! There are some desserts that can be prepared months in advance, such as Christmas pudding, More...

By Food Heaven On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Pastry 101

It’s Pastry Week on Bake Off, so we’re getting back to basics with some pastry tips… There are many varieties of pastry, from sweet to savoury, puff to choux. Here are some pastry tips to help More...

By Food Heaven On Monday, October 14th, 2019

Le Cordon Bleu’s guide to baking with blackberries

Le Cordon Bleu provides tips on baking with blackberries and other autumnal fruits When it comes to baking techniques, Le Cordon Bleu Master Chefs have a world of knowledge and possess some of the best skills and More...

baking with fruit
By Food Heaven On Monday, September 9th, 2019

Le Cordon Bleu’s guide to… baking with fruit

Julie Walsh, the Head Pâtisserie Chef of Le Cordon Bleu, one of the leading schools for culinary arts, wine and management, has shared some tips for choosing the right fruits for your recipes, desserts and cakes, More...