Baking

  • 21 Christmas cake pops
    Makes about 32 cake popsIngredients1 x 450g box vanilla cake mix e.g. Betty Crocker Class Vanilla3 medium eggs180ml Ocean Spray® Chilled Cranberry Original juice drink60ml vegetable oil1 tub vanilla buttercream...

  • 22 Mini Christmas cakes
    Ingredients - Makes 9Dr. Oetker Cake Release Spray500g (1lb 2oz) dried fruit10ml (2tsp) Dr. Oetker Natural Sicilian Lemon Extract30ml (2tbsp) orange flavour liqueur75g (3oz) unsalted butter, softened75g (3oz) dark brown...

  • 23 White glace Christmas cake
    Ingredients10oz/275g plain flour8oz/225g butter8oz/225g caster sugar4 eggs4oz/110g Glace cherries4oz/110g Glace Pineapple4oz/110g Glace Apricots4oz/110g Glace Peaches4oz/110g Glace Pears2oz/55g Angelica4oz/110g Ground or chopped almonds2oz/55g Mixed peelFor the icing6 tbs icing sugarA little...

  • 24 Courgette, feta and almond muffins
    Preparation time: 15 minsCooking time: 25-30 minsMakes 12 muffinsIngredients250ml Alpro Almond Original alternative to milk100g grated courgette100ml rapeseed oil250g plain flourSmall handful of fresh basil (finely chopped)1 tsp of salt150g...

  • 25 Bake with your favourite sweets and chocolate bars
    Baking is double the fun when you add your favourite sweets and chocolate bars into the mix.HELLO! Online has compiled a selection of the best recipes which incorporate sweet snacks...

  • 26 Vanilla Mini Egg cupcakes
    Simple cup cakes, decorated with a delicious swirl of butter icing and decorated with chocolate mini eggsMakes 12Preparation time 15 minutesCooking time 20-25 minutesIngredients220g butter or margarine, room temperature220g caster...

  • 27 Farmyard cupcakes
    Makes 12 cupcakesYou will need pink and white casesIngredients125g self-raising flour125g caster sugar125g soft unsalted butter2 large eggs½ teaspoon vanilla extract2 tablespoons milkFor the buttercream125g softened butter250g icing sugar1/2 tsp...

  • 28 Crunchy chocolate sweetie nests
    Cute little nests filled with sweet treat chocolate beans for the prettiest of party food – they will disappear as fast as they are made!Makes: 14-16Preparation time: 20 minutes +...

  • 29 Sweet treat cookies
    For a chocolate cookie, add 25g cocoa powder to the biscuit mix....and enjoy freshly baked! Makes approx. 15Preparation and cooking time 30 minutesIngredients100g soft, unsalted butter150g soft brown sugar1tsp vanilla...

  • 30 Chocolate crisp hedgehog cake
    This novelty cake will appeal to young children and make an ideal birthday cake.Serves 8IngredientsFor the cake100g (4 oz) self raising flour, sifted with a teaspoon of baking powder100g (4...

  • 31 Chocolate traybake
    Simple and delicious chocolate tray bake that children will love – great for parties or as a lunchbox treatMakes: 12-16Preparation time: 10 minsCooking time: 25-30 minsIngredients25g cocoa powder, sifted3 tbsp...

  • 32 Oreo cupcakes
    "This is a basic chocolate cupcake recipe with Oreo frosting. Make sure you beat the icing well until it doubles in size then it will be light and fluffy," says...

  • 33 Lemon sherbet cupcakes
    "These are amazing! Homemade sherbet is really easy, just don't eat huge amounts of it as it is high in sodium," says Beverley Glock. "You need to keep the sherbet...

  • 34 Gluten-free scones
    This recipe comes from award-winning Michelin starred chef, William Drabble of Seven Park Place at St James's Hotel & Club in MayfairIngredients500g gluten free flour4 tsp xanthan gum5 tsp cream...

  • 35 Halloween severed witch finger biscuits
    Children will love making these knobbly, gnarled fingers.Makes: 24Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 10-12 minutesIngredients125g (4½oz) plain flour + extra for rolling95g (3½oz) unsalted butter, cubed110g (4oz) mature Cheddar, roughly...

  • 36 20 bewitching Halloween baking recipes
    Make your Halloween party go off with a scream with one of our scarily brilliant baking recipes.Whether you're looking for fun recipes for little ghosts and ghouls or a sophisticated...

  • 37 Great British Bake Off winner Frances Quinn is already cooking up a storm
    Frances Quinn was crowned Great British Bake Off’s winner on Tuesday night and she has already started looking to new horizons, working on her new business venture as a reconised...

  • 38 Gluten-free pistachio and chocolate torte
    "Gluten intolerance seems to becoming more and more common. In my eyes though, that is no reason not to enjoy home baked goodies. This torte is spectacular, and really hits...

  • 39 Apple and Blackberry Brioche Galette
    Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite says: Brioche galette has to be one of my favourites of the patisserie world. The custard complements perfectly the buttery broche, and the...

  • 40 Tropical Fruit Pavlova
    Serves 10-12Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite says:My mum has to be the best Pavlova maker in the world. Since I was a tiny tot she has made the...



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