Great British Bake Off: the historic Paington pudding explored

Great British Bake Off took a step back in time on Wednesday evening when it explored the historic Paignton pudding. Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins visited the seaside town of...

Rise to the challenge: bread recipes inspired by GBBO

Great British Bake Off contestants tried their hand at baking bread as they faced Bread Week in the latest episode of the popular series, which aired on BBC1 this week...

Dipna Anand's chicken tikka masala

Serves 4-5IngredientsFor the marinade:750g chicken breast, skinned and cubed 220g low-fat Greek yoghurt 2 tbsp ginger/garlic paste1½ tbsp white vinegar¼ tsp deep orange food colouring powder6 tbsp vegetable oil1½ tsp...

Dipna Anand's keema peas

Serves 4-5Ingredients520g lean lamb mince (an alternative vegetarian option is 500g Quorn or soya mince)130g frozen peas280g peeled plum tomatoes, blitzed into a paste1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped 3 green...

Dipna Anand's kebab tikkis

Makes approximately 16 tikkis:Ingredients500g lamb mince1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped4 green finger chillies, finely chopped or made into a paste1½ heaped tbsp ginger/garlic paste40g red peppers, finely chopped 40g green...

Hazelnut and cheddar biscuits recipe

Makes: around 32Ingredients200g plain flour 100g butter, softened 75g Castello Tickler Cheddar finely grated 60g hazelnuts 2 large eggs, one whole and one separated into yolk and white Salt and...

Strawberry and mascarpone shortbread rounds recipe

Makes 8Preparation time: 30 minutesMake in advance: mascarpone filling (several hours ahead)Ingredients 200g mascarpone 1 tbsp double cream 1/2 vanilla pod, seeds removed 1 tbsp icing sugar, plus extra for...

3D Gingerbread house biscuits

Makes: 1 delicious housePreparation time: 1 dayBaking time: 10 - 12 minutesIngredientsGingerbread dough825g (1lb 13oz) self-raising flour plus extra for rolling 250g (9oz) unsalted butter, cubed 250g (9oz) Tate &...

Florentine biscuits

Servings: 12Preparation time: 15 minutesBaking time: 12 - 15 minutesIngredients25g (1oz) butter 85g (3oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Caster Sugar 2tsp flour 3tbsp double cream 150g (5½oz) mixed Fairtrade dried...

Great British Bake Off: from florentines and savoury biscuits to 3D gingerbread houses

Great British Bake Off's Biscuit Week saw 11 amateur bakers make a cracking effort as they tackled savoury biscuits, Mary Berry's Florentines and even elaborate 3D scenes of afternoon tea...

Pistachio shortbread recipe

Servings: 28Preparation time: 20 minutesBaking time: 15 - 18 minutesIngredients50g (2oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Golden Caster Cane Sugar 10g (½oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Demerara Cane Sugar 110g (4oz)...

GBBO winner Frances Quinn's California prune pout dodgers recipe

IngredientsBiscuits100g Slightly Salted Butter, softened
 100g Icing Sugar 1 Egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp Almond Extract
 100g Ground Almonds
 200g Plain Flour Filling300g California Prunes 1 tsp Vanilla Extract or...

5 summer mocktails: non-alcoholic cocktails

If you are going tee-total this summer, there is no reason why you shouldn't be able to indulge in the joy of a sophisticated and refreshing cocktail with friends.To savour...

White russian mocktail recipe

Serves: 1Preparartion time: 2 minutesIngredients150ml Alpro Coconut Original drink1 tsp instant coffee granules 1 tsp cocoa powder Pinch of nutmeg1 tsp maple syrup1 Handful ice MethodAdd the Alpro Coconut Original...

Pina colada mocktail recipe

Serves: 1Preparation time: 2 minutesIngredients150ml Alpro Coconut Original drink 90g fresh pineapple peeled and chopped Squeeze of lime or 10ml of lime juice Sprig of mint MethodAdd the Alpro Coconut...

Mustique fizz mocktail recipe

Serves: 1Ingredients100ml Schweppes Citrus Blend 1 half of a passion fruit 15ml Passion fruit syrup 1 Orchid (flower)Equipment1 x Champagne Flute1 x Strainer 1 x Bar Spoon 1 x Cocktail...

Home made cherry and almond cake recipe

IngredientsServes 8 100g Butter 175g Caster Sugar 2tsp Almond Essence 3 Eggs – beaten 75g Flaked Almonds 1 Lemon – Grated Rind 100g Plain Flour 100g Self-raising Flour 200g Cocktail...



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