Baking

  • 1 Moelleux Au Chocolat Et Poire- Pear and chocolate steamed puddings
    IngredientsMakes 66 very small pears, peeled (stalk kept on)150 g salted butter, soft 150g light brown sugar 3 medium eggs, beaten 1 tbsp treacle ó tsp sea salt120g self-raising flour...

  • 2 Brioche buns recipe
    Makes 14 Preparation time: 30 minutes using the mixer, 45 minutes by handResting time: 2h minutes minimum Baking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 240g plain strong flour 25g caster sugar 5g...

  • 3 Elderflower and peach frangipane tartlets recipe
    IngredientsMakes 12 Pâte sable:180g plain flour90g butter, soft1 tsp caster sugar1 pinch of Maldon sea salt2 egg yolks2 tbsp chilled waterFor the peaches:6 small ripe peaches2 large sprigs elderflower (keep...

  • 4 'I'm the go-to person for weird cakes!': Baker Lily Vanilli talks creating bespoke cakes
    Baker Lily Vanilli has created bespoke cakes for some of the biggest names in the industry, from Elton John at his White Tie & Tiara Ball, to Sadie Frost and...

  • 5 Double chocolate soufflé with orange and ginger confit
    Luke Thomas says: "This is a special recipe for me because it’s what I made when I won a big competition that really kick-started my cooking career. It was the...

  • 6 Easter shortbread bunnies and chicks
    Preparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 12 minutesMakes about 16 piecesIngredients100g Kerrygold unsalted butter50g caster sugar150g plain flour¼ tsp ground mixed spice1 egg yolk300g icing sugarFew drops of red and yellow...

  • 7 St Patrick's Day: join Niall Horan and Una Foden in celebrations with 5 Guinness recipes
    America's president Barack Obama famously enjoyed a pint of Guinness on his trip to Ireland back in 2011, Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that she "always has a Guinness before an...

  • 8 Guinness bread
    Makes: one loafIngredients 600g wholemeal flour150g plain plour75g oatmeal2.5 teaspoons of bread soda1 teaspoon of salt2.5 tablespoons of brown sugar40g butter480ml milk200ml black treacle250ml Guinness MethodMix butter with all dry...

  • 9 Mrs Crimble's gluten-free smoked salmon and cream cheese pancakes
    Makes: 12 pancakesPreparation time: 8 minutesCooking time: 1-2 minutes per pancakeIngredientsMrs Crimble's Pancake Mix400 ml (3/4 pint) milk2 eggsA little butter or sunflower oil200 g (8oz) soft cream cheese300g (10...

  • 10 Chocolate and cherry tiffin
    Makes: 30 piecesPreparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: refrigerate overnightIngredients250g digestive biscuits300g 85% cocoa solids dark chocolate100g unsalted butter150g golden syrup100g dried blueberries100g walnut pieces (you could also use pecans, hazelnuts...

  • 11 Classic Christmas pudding
    Packed with plump fruits and warming brandy, this Christmas pudding is the perfect festive treat. Serve with thick vanilla custard.Ingredients- 385g Sainsbury's mixed dried fruit- 80g Sainsbury's ready-to-eat dried figs...

  • 12 Top 20 Christmas desserts
    Christmas just wouldn't be the same without some sweet Christmas recipes to add that extra festive bite to the proceedings – click on the photo below to see our top...

  • 13 Cranberry gingerbread men
    The whole family will love helping to decorate these delicious biscuits.Preparation Time: 30 minutesCooking Time: 10 minutesServes: 10-12 large or 25 small menIngredients200g self-raising flour2 tsp ground ginger1 tsp cinnamon50g...

  • 14 Cranberry pudding
    Rich and fruity, this traditional pud, decorated with syrupy cranberries is a perfect way to round off Christmas dinner.Preparation 20 minsCooking 2-2.5 hoursServings 6-8Ingredients200g fresh cranberries, roughly chopped175g self-raising flour½...

  • 15 Christmas tree biscuits
    Make decorating the tree extra special by baking your own scrumptious festive biscuits to adorn the branches. Each melted sweet looks like a stained glass window to add a little...

  • 16 Spiced chocolate stars
    Makes 44IngredientsDr. Oetker Cake Release Spray190g (7 ½ oz) plain flour75g (3 oz) cocoa powder12.5ml (2 ½ tsp) ground cinnamon2.5ml (½ tsp) Dr. Oetker Baking Powder125g (4 ½ oz) dark...

  • 17 Cranberry mince pies
    Makes: 20Preparation time: 20 minutes plus chilling timeCooking time: 15-20 minutesIngredientsFor the mincemeat:100g/7oz Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries1 x 400g jar mincemeat25g/1oz chopped almondsFor the pastry:500g/8oz plain flour2 tbsp icing...

  • 18 Fruity Christmas cake
    Rich dried fruits, nuts and a dash of brandy go into this delicious, no hassle Christmas cake - a classic, tried-and-tested recipe.Ingredients200g Fairtrade dark soft brown sugar175g unsalted English butter...

  • 19 Gluten-free Christmas cake
    Preparation time – 25 minutesCooking time – 1 hourIngredients125g (4 oz.) glaće pineapple125g (4 oz.) glaće apricots250g (8 oz.) pitted dates125g (4 oz.) mixed coloured glace cherries, left whole125g (4...

  • 20 Mary Berry's classic rich Christmas cake
    This is a wonderful, rich traditional fruit cake and can be made up to three months in advance. Allow plenty of time to ‘feed’ the cake with brandy and let...



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