Cake

  • 21 American Style Beetroot Pie
    Dish type: Dessert Serves 4   Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 45-50 minutes    Ingredients: 250g shortcrust pastry 325g plain cooked (vacuum packed) beetroot,...

  • 22 Pink Lady Toffee Apple Tart
    Dish Type: Dessert Pink Lady apples are grown in America, and to pay a tribute this is pinklady.co.uk's apple version of the classic American banoffee pie. Light crisp filo pastry encases sweet crunchy...

  • 23 Strawberry Cream Victoria Sponge Cake
    Dish type: Cake Serves 4 people   Preparation time: 20 minutes Baking time: 20 minutes Named after Queen Victoria herself, there are few cakes that can beat this all-time classic recipe. You can...

  • 24 Vanilla Heart Tea Cakes
    Dish type: Canapes Makes 12 small cakes Prep time: 30-45 minutes Cook time: 50-60 minutes Ingredients: • 250ml/9fl oz/1 cup yoghurt • 250ml/9fl oz/1 cup sunflower oil • 450g/1lb/3⁄3...

  • 25 Panettone classico
    Ingredients (Serves 6) Oil for greasing 15g/½oz fresh yeast 125ml/4½fl oz full-fat warm milk 400g/14oz strong white flour, plus extra for dusting 3 pinches salt ...

  • 26 Chocolate cake
    Ingredients (Makes 1, serves 8) 200g/7oz dark chocolate (at least 70% cocoa solids), broken into pieces 250g/9oz cooked beetroot (not in vinegar) drained and puréed 200g/7oz plain...

  • 27 Blueberry crumble loaf
    Ingredients (Serves 8–10) For the sponge 190g (7oz) unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 190g (7oz) plain flour, plus extra for dusting 190g (7oz) caster sugar ...

  • 28 Chocolate beetroot cake
    Ingredients (Serves 8-10) 250g/9oz cooked beetroot (fresh or vacuum-packed), chopped 1 tsp vanilla extract 200ml/7fl oz sunflower oil 3 eggs, beaten 175g/6oz organic self-raising...

  • 29 Apple and muesli crumble cake
    Ingredients (Serves 8) 175g/6oz unsalted butter, plus a knob for greasing 150g/5oz golden caster sugar, plus 1 tbsp 3 eating apples, peeled, cored and cut into 8 wedges 3 large eggs,...

  • 30 Cinnamon blueberry cake
    Ingredients (Serves 8) 175g/6oz unsalted butter, softened 175g/6oz caster sugar 4 large eggs, lightly beaten Pinch ground cinnamon 175g/6oz self-raising flour, sifted 2 tsp...

  • 31 Strawberry and Cream Cake
    INGREDIENTS 75g/3oz Trex, at room temperature, plus extra for greasing 125g/4½oz self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder Pinch of...

  • 32 Whip up some Wimbledon classics
    Sports fans are in for a treat over the next couple of weeks – and foodie fans too as bars and restaurants get creative to celebrate the World Cup and Wimbledon. The strawberry is synonymous with...

  • 33 Warm baked victoria sponge with red berries and whipped cream
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 3 large eggs 100g golden caster sugar, plus 1 tbsp for sprinkling on top 70g plain flour 15g cornflour 20g melted butter To serve 600ml (1 pint) cream ...

  • 34 Earl grey chocolate fudge cake
    Ingredients (Makes 10 slices) For the cake 6 Earl Grey teabags 150ml boiling water 100g unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus extra butter for greasing 3 large free-range eggs...

  • 35 Delia wishes us all a Happy Christmas
    Delia has been lending a helping hand in our kitchens for many years and has always helped with a stress free Christmas (no solution to the domestics yet though!). In Delia’s Happy Christmas...

  • 36 Berry brilliant baking
    Mary Berry’s Baking Bible is an essential book for the keen baker. A thorough walk through the world of cakes, pastries and all manner of sweet and savoury goodies will lead you straight to baking...

  • 37 Cutting the cake
    Ever wondered how they get perfect slices of iced chocolate cakes in restaurants? The secret is a hot, sharp knife. Choose your best one with a long blade and get it really hot by dipping it into a...

  • 38 New cake decorating DVDs offer brides the chance to add a personal touch
    For the creative bride-to-be who not only dreams of making her own wedding cake, but is looking to create one that will be the talk of all her guests for years to come, help has arrived. Cake entrepreneur...

  • 39 Ingredient of the week: Chocolate
    Dark, milk or white, punctuated with raisins, nuts or spices, chocolate has limitless kitchen potential. It can be used in cake, mousses, sauces, ice cream, milk shakes, sorbets and truffles – and...



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