Baking

Recipes, cooking tips and ideas for cakes, breads, tarts and other baked dishes

  • 21 Spiced Pumpkin Roulade
    Dish type: Dessert Serves: 6 Cooking and preparation time: 45 minutes Ingredients For the filling: 375ml Chobani Low Fat Plain Greek Yogurt 4 oz reduced-fat cream cheese, softened 1 ½ tsp unsalted...

  • 22 Mini Meringue Pumpkin Pies
    Dish type: Dessert Serves: 6 Cooking and preparation time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Ingredients For the filling: 450g pumpkin flesh, cut into 2cm cubes 2 eggs plus 1 yolk 70g muscavado sugar 1 cinnamon quill 3...

  • 23 Earl Grey Tea Loaf
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 1 hour Serves 12 Ingredients 500g (1lb 2oz) no-need-to-soak dried apricots, finely chopped 200g (7oz) light brown sugar 300ml (10fl.oz) cold Earl Grey...

  • 24 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 Queen's Diamond...

  • 25 Elizabeth sponge cake
    Dish Type: Dessert Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 25-28 minutes Serves: 8-10 Ingredients Chocolate sponge: 200g Caster sugar 200g Butter softened 4 Eggs – lightly beaten 250g Self raising...

  • 26 Afternoon tea strawberry scones
    Dish type: Dessert Cooking and preparation time: 20 minutes Serves 8 Ingredients 190ml Chobani Strawberry Yoghurt 200g All-Purpose flour, plus extra for dusting work surface 50g Sugar plus 25g for...

  • 27 Fondant Fancies
    Dish Type: Dessert Preparation Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes Serves: 16 Ingredients For the sponge: 175g unsalted butter, softened 175g golden caster sugar
 3 medium eggs, lightly beaten
 175g...

  • 28 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 come back into fashion. Like...

  • 29 Tears and triumphs in the final of the 'Great British Bake Off'
    A contest worth baking for. This year's final of the Great British Bake Off had culinary enthusiasts up and down the nation on the edge of their seats as John Whaite was crowned this year's winner. The...

  • 30 Go sweet with root vegetable treats
    The carrot cake has become a classic staple recipe for any keen baker, but carrots aren't the only root vegetable that can be used to make delectable sweet treats. This autumn, get one of your...

  • 31 Chocolate beetroot brownies
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: Serves: 12 Ingredients 190g Dark chocolate 190g Butter (unsalted) 250g Caster sugar 3 Free range medium eggs 115g Plain flour 1 Pack cooked beetroot Method 1....

  • 32 Children's carrot cake muffins
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 35 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 225g butter, softened 225g soft light brown sugar 3 eggs, separated Finely grated zest of 1 orange 2 tsp lemon juice 180g...

  • 33 Sweet potato cake
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 45 minutes Serves: 12 Ingredients 1 whole sweet potato 8oz butter 8oz caster sugar 4 medium free range eggs 6oz self raising flour 1 dash of vanilla...

  • 34 Brie, tomato and cranberry tart
    Serves 6-8 Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus chilling time Cooking time: 1 hour 5 minutes Ingredients • 175g/6oz plain flour • 75g/3oz lightly salted butter • 250g jar cranberry sauce •...

  • 35 Tomato, asparagus and ricotta tart
    Preparation time - 10-15 mins Serves 4-6 Ingredients • 10 spears of asparagus • 375g ready-rolled puff pastry • 250g ricotta cheese • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten • 50g Parmesan...

  • 36 Cupcake crazy: The small cakes that have made a big impression
    Cupcakes are, quite literally, on the rise. The cupcake phenomenon has exploded into modern cuisine culture in recent years, helped along by famous TV chefs like Nigella Lawson and boutique...

  • 37 Chocolate Cupcakes with Chilli Chocolate Sauce
    Preparation Time:20 minutes Cooking Time:15 minutes Serves: 8 Ingredients 110g self raising flour ½ tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon 55g cocoa powder 140g caster sugar 2 eggs 3 tbsp milk 100g...

  • 38 Very-Berry Whoopie Pies
    Cupcakes with a twist, use the same ingredients to create these cute little cakes which are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, sandwiched with intensely fruity and vibrant raspberry butter-cream....

  • 39 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 10 Preparation time: 15 mintues Cooking...

  • 40 Savoury Seed, Carrot and Thyme Muffins
    These savoury breakfast muffins make a lovely change from the more traditional, sweet ones. Feel free to play around with the recipe - you could use courgette in the place of the carrots and swap for your...



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