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  • 21 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...

  • 22 Crunchy cookie cake
    Dish type: Dessert Serves 12Preparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 15 minutesIngredients50g unsalted butter, softened100g light muscovado sugar1 medium egg150g self-raising flour½ tsp. baking powder100g Cadbury Dairy Milk Marvellous Creations Cookie...

  • 23 Gluten-free baking is on the rise: Tips and recipes from the experts
    Gluten-free baking is on the rise as more and more people minimise or cut out wheat from their diets. Celebrities who are known to follow a gluten-free diet include Victoria...

  • 24 Gluten-free lemon drizzle cake
    Dish type: Baking A gluten-free treat that tastes just as good, if not better! Makes 1 loaf, approximately 10 slices Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 50 minutes Difficulty: ModerateIngredients170g...

  • 25 Nadia Sawalha's low-sugar St Clement's cakes
    Dish type: CakeServes 6 Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 20 minutesNutritional information: 183kcals per serving Ingredients1 large satsuma or tangerine175g self-raising flour25g ground almonds1/2 tsp baking powder5 tbsp Splenda Granulated1...

  • 26 Gluten-free Easter simnel cake
    Dish type: Cake This Simnel cake recipe, from Doves Farm, uses gluten-free flour but no eggs, milk or dairy products. A traditional part of the traditional Easter celebration, Simnel cakes...

  • 27 Celebrate Easter with healthier versions of classic recipes
    Following a healthy diet doesn't have to mean missing out on treats over the Easter weekend. Whether you're looking to keep sugar to minimum or cut back on gluten, we...

  • 28 John Torode's Portuguese banana yogurt cake
    Dish type: CakeThis cake is moreish, soft and really easy to make... Ingredients150g Rachel’s Greek Style Honey Yogurt2 bananas, blended to a puree with a squeeze of lemon juice250g plain...

  • 29 Delia Smith's brazil nut brownie recipe
    Dish type: CakeBrownies need introducing to those who have not yet made them. Yes, they are cakes but not in the conventional sense. They are supposed to be moist and...

  • 30 Delia Smith's double lemon drizzle cake
    Dish type: CakeThis is the definitive Lemon Drizzle cake, and we have used four lemons. There's almost as much drizzle as cake, so after you bite through the crunchy crust...

  • 31 Nielsen-Massey Rose Water Cupcake Recipe
    Preparation time: 25 minutes Baking time: 25 minutes Ingredients for the cupcakes200g Unsalted butter, softened200g Golden caster sugar1tsp Nielsen-Massey Rose Water4 Medium eggs, lightly beaten200g Self-raising flour Rose water syrup...

  • 32 Classic New York baked mini cheesecakes
    Ingredients Base 250g digestive biscuits80g butter (melted)Cheesecake400g Philadelphia cream cheese (full fat)120g Castor Sugar1 large egg1 egg yolk1 tsp Madagascan vanilla flavour340g sour cream3 tbsp cornflourMakes approx 12 mini cheesecakesMini...

  • 33 Be a star baker this Christmas with Eric Lanlard's patissier tricks and tips
    Like many holiday lovers, Christmas is Eric Lanlard's favourite time of year. But, for the famous French patissier it's the anticipation of filling the house with the nostalgic, festive smells...

  • 34 Showstopping chocolate desserts from Mary Berry, Linda Collister and more...
    Spectacular as it is in its flaming glory, the traditional Christmas pudding will not always be a popular option with all of your guests. If you want a taste of...

  • 35 Velvet Chocolate Torte By Mary Berry
    Dish type: ChocolateYes it really does serve ten, it is so rich! If you do not have a spring-form tin, spoon the mixture into a freezer-safe shallow dish, cover with...

  • 36 Tom Aikens' Divine Chocolate Fudge Cake
    Dish type: ChocolateDeep rich and fudgy chocolate cake. What more to add? Serves 6Ingredients110g butter110g caster sugar2 eggs2 tbsps golden syrup30g ground almonds110g self-raising flourPinch salt 30g Divine Cocoa PowderIcing...

  • 37 From Fondant Fancies to an Elizabeth Sponge, have a whirl at great British baking
    After the mouthwatering final of this year's Great British Bake Off, we've become inspired to do more celebrating of 2012 being a year synonymous with all things British.And with the...

  • 38 Elizabeth sponge cake
    Dish Type: DessertPreparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 25-28 minutesServes: 8-10IngredientsChocolate sponge:200g Caster sugar200g Butter softened4 Eggs – lightly beaten250g Self raising flour1 tsp Baking powder4 tbsp Cocoa dissolved in 4...

  • 39 Chiffon Cake: What makes it a winning showstopper?
    First it was cupcakes, then it was macaroons, and now we have the chiffon cake phenomenon. After the final of the Great British Bake Off, this heavenly light cake has...

  • 40 Peanut butter and jam cupcakes
    These yummy cupcakes are so easy - perfect for kids and grown-ups alike. Plus there's the added excitement of seeing the jam ooze out of the middle when you bite!Makes...



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