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Katy Perry goes cake crazy in Birthday lyric video

Katy Perry has released her new lyric video and it’s a foodie’s heaven. Titled Birthday, the track features numerous varieties of cakes and sweets. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO   Katy Perry...

Strawberry and champagne cupcakes

Ingredients 225g unsalted butter, softened 225g caster sugar A pinch of salt Seeds of 1 vanilla pod or 1 tbsp vanilla extract 4 medium eggs 225g self-raising flour 60ml Champagne syrup About 250g Peggy’s...

Heart-shaped chocolate Valentine's cake

Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 60 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients Cake 100g butter, softened 100g caster sugar 4 medium happy eggs 80g self raising flour 30g cocoa powder Icing 50g butter 50g...

Top ten Christmas cake recipes

Get the oven gloves out and the cake tin ready because we have top ten Christmas cake recipes that will get your baking shoes on – see the photo gallery below. Whether it's a...

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 including Oreo...

Chocolate crisp hedgehog cake

This novelty cake will appeal to young children and make an ideal birthday cake. Serves 8 Ingredients For the cake 100g (4 oz) self raising flour, sifted with a teaspoon of baking powder 100g (4 oz)...

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: 14-16 Preparation time: 20 minutes + 1 hour chilling Ingredients 200g...

Farmyard cupcakes

Makes 12 cupcakes You will need pink and white cases Ingredients 125g self-raising flour 125g caster sugar 125g soft unsalted butter 2 large eggs ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons milk For...

Chocolate traybake

Simple and delicious chocolate tray bake that children will love – great for parties or as a lunchbox treat Makes: 12-16 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 25-30 mins Ingredients 25g cocoa...

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 very dry or it...

Carrot and walnut cake

An adaptation of Ottolenghi’s recipe, this is a light, moist and sublime cake with a rich, citrus icing and crunchy caramelised walnuts. Serves: 8 Prep time: 1 hour Cooking time: 55-60 minutes Ingredients For...

The world's most expensive cupcake unveiled

The world's most expensive cupcake was unveiled this week. The £768.85 baked beauty's decadent list of ingredients included Hawaiian AA tea and the finest Ritz escoffier and Charbonnel...

Gü's decadent chocolate birthday cake

Cakes This double layer of moist chocolate sponge is not only topped with a chocolate glaze, but filled with it too… pure indulgence. Serves 12-16 Ingredients For sponge: 150g plain flour 4 tsp...

Regal recipes to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation

Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation with these regal recipes. Whether you're looking for some patriotic flair, a British classic or want to try one of Her Majesty's favourite dishes,...

Tear and share flower cupcakes

Cupcakes Makes 10-12 Ingredients To bake 50g (2oz) self-raising flour 50g (2oz) caster sugar 50g (2oz) butter - softened 1 medium egg – beaten To decorate 200g Vanilla Snip and Swirl Mini chocolate...

Bumblebee chocolate cupcakes

Cupcakes Makes 10-12 To bake 140g (5oz) self-raising flour 2 tablespoons cocoa powder ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda Pinch of salt 110ml (4floz) buttermilk 1 teaspoon vinegar ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1...

Jane Asher's garden festival cake

Treat garden party guests to a slice of this light and airy summer cake, specially created to support the first ever National Gardens Festival Weekend on 15-16 June. Serve with a few raspberries or strawberries....



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