Recipes

  • 21 Heart's desire cake
    Ingredients For the heart cake Dr. Oetker Cake Release Spray 125g (4 ½ oz) baking margarine, softened 125g (4 ½ oz) caster sugar 2 medium eggs 200g (7oz) plain flour 10ml (2 tsp) Dr. Oetker...

  • 22 Best of: Valentine's Day cakes
    Say I love you with our top pick of cakes, cupcakes, biscuits and chocolates this Valentine's Day. We've been all around London at the capital's best bakeries – The Hummingbird Bakery,...

  • 23 Strawberry and champagne cupcakes
    Ingredients 225g unsalted butter, softened 225g caster sugar A pinch of salt Seeds of 1 vanilla pod or 1 tbsp vanilla extract 4 medium eggs 225g self-raising flour 60ml Champagne syrup About 250g Peggy’s...

  • 24 Heart-shaped chocolate Valentine's cake
    Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 60 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients Cake 100g butter, softened 100g caster sugar 4 medium happy eggs 80g self raising flour 30g cocoa powder Icing 50g butter 50g...

  • 25 The Breakfast Club: Photo your food
    Five years ago, if you were at dinner with your friends and they started taking photos of their food, you would have thought they were mad! These days, however, taking a quick snap of your food and uploading...

  • 26 Ten healthy soup recipes
    Want to get the new year off to a healthy start but can't be bothered with the faff of a diet? Then check out our healthy, warming and easy soup recipes that you can pop in a pot and leave to simmer...

  • 27 Miso and shitake broth
    Serves 4 Ingredients Splash olive oil 4 dried shitake – add 250ml of boiling water & soak for 20 minutes 1 sachet miso soup with spirulina - soaked in 500ml boiling water 1 cloves garlic 1...

  • 28 Gluten-free mince pies
    Prep time 15 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Makes 12 pies Ingredients Mincemeat filling 300 mixed bag or raisins, currants and sultanas 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground nutmeg 2 tsp of cinnamon ½...

  • 29 Classic Christmas pudding
    Packed with plump fruits and warming brandy, this Christmas pudding is the perfect festive treat. Serve with thick vanilla custard. Ingredients - 385g Sainsbury's mixed dried fruit - 80g Sainsbury's...

  • 30 Dan Lepard's ginger and apricot panforte
    An Italian spiced fruit fudge that’s utterly easy to make and keeps well for months if wrapped tightly. It’s deliciously dense and sticky, and usually dredged with icing sugar before serving...

  • 31 Cranberry gingerbread men
    The whole family will love helping to decorate these delicious biscuits. Preparation Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Serves: 10-12 large or 25 small men Ingredients 200g self-raising flour 2...

  • 32 Top 20 Christmas desserts
    Christmas just wouldn't be the same without some sweet Christmas recipes to add that extra festive bite to the proceedings – click on the photo below to see our top 20. From Christmas cake to...

  • 33 Christmas reindeer biscuits
    Makes: approx. 20 biscuits Ingredients For the biscuits 100g butter 175g caster sugar 2 happy eggs 2 happy egg yolks 50g ground almonds 240g plain flour For the icing 120g butter 250g icing sugar 1-2...

  • 34 Cranberry mince pies
    Makes: 20 Preparation time: 20 minutes plus chilling time Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients For the mincemeat: 100g/7oz Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries 1 x 400g jar mincemeat 25g/1oz...

  • 35 Snowball truffles
    Get crafty with these irresistible, wintery truffles - certain to get you into the festive spirit this season! Preparation 20 mins Servings 20 Ingredients 200g milk chocolate 2 tbsp Lyle’s Golden...

  • 36 Cranberry pudding
    Rich and fruity, this traditional pud, decorated with syrupy cranberries is a perfect way to round off Christmas dinner. Preparation 20 mins Cooking 2-2.5 hours Servings 6-8 Ingredients 200g fresh cranberries,...

  • 37 Christmas tree biscuits
    Make decorating the tree extra special by baking your own scrumptious festive biscuits to adorn the branches. Each melted sweet looks like a stained glass window to add a little extra magic. Preparation...

  • 38 Spiced chocolate stars
    Makes 44 Ingredients Dr. Oetker Cake Release Spray 190g (7 ½ oz) plain flour 75g (3 oz) cocoa powder 12.5ml (2 ½ tsp) ground cinnamon 2.5ml (½ tsp) Dr. Oetker Baking Powder 125g...

  • 39 Raisin and bitter chocolate mud cake
    Prep time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Serves: 6 - 8 Ingredients 100g Fairtrade raisins 100ml boiling hot strong Fairtrade coffee 250g unsalted butter 300g Fairtrade soft dark brown sugar 250g...

  • 40 A slice of pie: ten traditional American desserts
    While our American friends get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday 28 November, there's no reason why we can't join in on the fun – click on the photo gallery below for our top...



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