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Prince Charles and Princess Diana's wedding cake slice sells for £825

A slice of Princess, Diana of Wales' and Prince Charles' 33-year-old wedding cake was sold in an auction on Thursday evening for the grand sum of $1,375 (approximately £825).The sold...

Swiss rolls and cherry cakes: take the Bake Off challenge at home

Almost eight million viewers tuned in to The Great British Bake Off on Wednesday evening to watch twelve hopefuls tackle their first ever baking signature challenge.Things got hot in the...

Gluten free cherry bakewell cake recipe

Serves: 8-12 Preparation time: 15 minutes Baking time: 30 minutesEquipmentx2 Pyrex Asimetria cake pans (20cm)Non-stick baking parchment Spatula Palette knife Sieve Pyrex 1 litre mixing bowl Electric hand whisk or...

Pomegranate, elderflower and strawberry mascarpone layer cake recipe

Makes 10 slicesPreparation time: 1 hourCooking time: 30 minutesIngredients225g softened butter 225g golden caster sugar 4 large free range eggs, lightly beaten 225g self-raising flour 2 tsps baking powder 150g...

GBBO finalist Kimberley Wilson's orange and rose exploding cake recipe

Serves: 16 Preparation time: 1 hour and 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutesIngredientsOrange sponge:225g self-raising flour 225g unsalted butter, very soft225g golden caster sugar 3 large eggs 1tsp of Dr...

Great British Bake Off: 10 cake recipes

As baker hopefuls on-screen get ready to make cakes on the first episode of the fifth series of Great British Bake Off, HELLO! Online has leafed through the sweetest cookbooks...

'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...

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 in her...

Fairtrade Fortnight: 6 chocolate and banana recipes

To mark Fairtrade Fortnight, we have 6 dreamy desserts with chocolate and the nation's favourite fruit, bananas. Feel good and have an excuse to make dessert by knowing you're doing...

Heart's desire cake

IngredientsFor the heart cakeDr. Oetker Cake Release Spray125g (4 ½ oz) baking margarine, softened125g (4 ½ oz) caster sugar2 medium eggs200g (7oz) plain flour10ml (2 tsp) Dr. Oetker Baking PowderDr...

Best of: Valentine's Day cakes

Say I love you with our top pick of cakes, cupcakes, biscuits and chocolates this Valentine's Day. We've been all around London at the capital's best bakeries – The Hummingbird...

Heart-shaped chocolate Valentine's cake

Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 60 minutesServes: 2IngredientsCake100g butter, softened100g caster sugar4 medium happy eggs80g self raising flour30g cocoa powderIcing50g butter50g 72% cooking Chocolate20g cocoa powder250g icing SugarMethodCake Mix the...

Strawberry and champagne cupcakes

Ingredients225g unsalted butter, softened225g caster sugarA pinch of saltSeeds of 1 vanilla pod or 1 tbsp vanilla extract4 medium eggs225g self-raising flour60ml Champagne syrupAbout 250g Peggy’s Strawberry & Champagne Jam...

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...

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...

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...

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...



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