Baking

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

  • 61 Double Gloucester and Farmhouse Cheddar muffins
    Ingredients (makes 10) 50g (2oz) Farmhouse Cheddar cheese, grated 50g (2oz) Double Gloucester cheese, grated 250g (9oz) plain flour 1 level tablespoon baking powder (use a proper measuring...

  • 62 Cheddar, red onion and rosemary tart
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 ready-rolled puff pastry sheet, thawed 15g (1/2oz) butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 large red onions, sliced 1 rounded teaspoon light or dark muscovado...

  • 63 Vanilla cheesecake with berries by Bea Vo
    Ingredients (makes 1/serves 10-12) 400 g digestive biscuits 75–100 g unsalted butter, melted 800 g cream cheese 225 g caster sugar 2 eggs 50g cornflour 250 ml whipping...

  • 64 Apple toffee tart
    Ingredients (Serves 8) 50g/2oz butter, melted 8 sheets filo pastry 1 x 397g can dulce de leche 2 Pink Lady apples, cored and finely sliced 2 tsp caster sugar 15g/½oz...

  • 65 Red velvet cupcakes from Everything Alice
    Ingredients (Makes 12) For the cakes 170g self-raising flour ½ teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt 2 heaped tablespoon cocoa 30ml natural red food colouring 55g unsalted...

  • 66 Jarlsberg and fennel muffins by Signe Johansen
    Ingredients (makes 6 large or 12 small muffins) 150g wholewheat spelt flour 150g refined spelt flour 1 tbsp fennel seeds ½ tsp mustard powder ½ tsp cayenne pepper...

  • 67 Romantic rose cupcakes
    Ingredients (Makes 12 deep cupcakes) 1 x 150ml pot natural yoghurt 3 eggs, beaten 1 tsp vanilla extract 175g/6oz golden caster sugar 150g/5oz self-raising flour 1 tsp baking...

  • 68 Pork pies
    Ingredients (Makes 8) 300g/11oz minced pork 150g/5oz quality pork sausage meat 1 tsp fresh sage leaves, chopped 1 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves, chopped...

  • 69 Chocolate marble cake with chocolate icing
    Ingredients (serves 8) 125g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 170g self-raising flour ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda ½ tsp salt 200g caster sugar ...

  • 70 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 ...

  • 71 Gizzi Erskine's Turkish eggs with toast
    Ingredients (Serves 2) 200g/7oz Greek-style yoghurt 1 small clove garlic, crushed 4 large British Lion eggs 25g/1oz butter ½ tsp hot paprika Squeeze lemon juice ...

  • 72 Salted caramel shortbread
    Ingredients (Makes 16 squares) 125g/4½oz plain flour 60g/2½oz cornflour 60g/2½oz icing sugar 125g/4½oz unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes For...

  • 73 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...

  • 74 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,...

  • 75 Shamrock cupcakes
    Ingredients (Makes 24) 200g/7oz caster sugar 200g/7oz soft butter 4 medium eggs 200g/7oz self-raising flour 1 tsp Irish cream liqueur (optional) For the shamrock icing ...

  • 76 Peppered beef with Cognac and Parma-wrapped greens
    Ingredients (Serves 4) Few glugs of olive oil 3 shallots, peeled and chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper 800g (13⁄4lb) beef fillet 40g (11⁄2oz) butter ...

  • 77 Bramley apple and cider pudding
    Ingredients (Serves 8) 400ml/14fl oz medium cider 250g/9oz caster sugar ½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp mixed spice 60g/2½oz sultanas 60g/2½oz raisins...

  • 78 Banana and peanut butter muffins
    Ingredients (Makes 12) 200g self raising flour 25g oats 75g light brown muscovado sugar 3 medium ripe bananas 100g crunchy peanut butter 2 medium eggs, lightly beaten ...

  • 79 Apple tarte tatin
    Ingredients (Serves 4-6) 150g/5oz plain flour 125g/4½ oz caster sugar 150g/5oz butter 2 egg yolks Juice of 1 lemon 4-6 eating apples, peeled, cored and halved ...

  • 80 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...



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