Baking

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

  • 41 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...

  • 42 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...

  • 43 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....

  • 44 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...

  • 45 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...

  • 46 Robert Thompson's chocolate and chilli tart
    Dish type: Dessert Great British Chef, Robert combines wonderful sweet and spicy flavours with this rich sumptuous dessert Serves 8 Cooking Time: 1 hour plus infusion and resting Ingredients: Pastry...

  • 47 Cook up some fun with the kids this summer
    As we approach the half way point of the school summer holidays, little voices complaining of boredom are likely to be heard soon.   One solution is to get your children in the kitchen.  Cooking...

  • 48 Traditional cream tea, a West Country wonder
    With our streets decked with bunting and the patriotic spirit greater than ever before, what better time to indulge in a quintessential cream tea. Its origins are hazy – both Devon and Cornwall...

  • 49 The perfect cream tea
    Dish type: Baking Serves 4 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 12-15 minutes Ingredients Scones 350g/12 oz self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting 50g/2 oz caster sugar 65g/2...

  • 50 White Chocolate and Cherry Cheesecake
    Dish type: Dessert An all American favourite and a great summer pudding to take to a barbecue party. Make the day before as it improves with chilling. Serves 10-12 Preparation time:...

  • 51 Spiced Beetroot and Apple Muffins with Crunchy Hazelnut Topping
    Dish type: Muffin Add a bit of spice and colour to your teatime with these muffins from www.lovebeetroot.co.uk Makes: 12 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes    ...

  • 52 The Ultimate Chocolate and Beetroot Cake
    Dish type: Cake Serves 8, makes 1 generous cake   Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 50 minutes   Ingredients: 250g plain cooked (vacuum packed) beetroot, drained & pureed...

  • 53 American Style Beetroot Pie
    Dish type: Dessert Serves 4   Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 45-50 minutes    Ingredients: 250g shortcrust pastry 325g plain cooked (vacuum packed) beetroot,...

  • 54 Pink Lady Toffee Apple Tart
    Dish Type: Dessert Pink Lady apples are grown in America, and to pay a tribute this is pinklady.co.uk's apple version of the classic American banoffee pie. Light crisp filo pastry encases sweet crunchy...

  • 55 Bran and Blueberry Muffins
    Dish type: Cake This is a tried and tested recipe, straight from the States. Just mix the dry things in one bowl, the wet in another then stir the two together with a fork. By the time you have made the...

  • 56 Ginger Macaroons with Ginger Cream
    Dish type: Canapes Makes 15 sandwiched macaroons Prep time: 55 minutes, plus 30 minutes standing time Cook time: 10-15 minutes Ingredients: • 120g/4oz icing (powdered) sugar • 100g/3oz ground...

  • 57 Vanilla Heart Tea Cakes
    Dish type: Canapes Makes 12 small cakes Prep time: 30-45 minutes Cook time: 50-60 minutes Ingredients: • 250ml/9fl oz/1 cup yoghurt • 250ml/9fl oz/1 cup sunflower oil • 450g/1lb/3⁄3...

  • 58 Mini Berry Pavlovas
    Ingredients (Makes 24) 3 medium egg whites 175 g (6 oz) golden or ordinary caster sugar 1 teaspoon cornflour 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar To decorate 6 tablespoons strawberry...

  • 59 Go nuts for National Doughnut Week
    As if you needed another reason to eat these deep fried balls of pillowy, doughy joy, there’s actually a week dedicated to the doughnut in all its forms. Taking place May 12-19, National Doughnut...

  • 60 Tickle your tastebuds with recipes from celebrity chef Simon Rimmer
    The One Brand is launching a unique new range of products. And the best bit is that the proceeds fund humanitarian projects across rural Africa. The project is already seeing support from the...



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