As baker hopefuls on-screen get ready to make cakes on the first episode of the fifth series of Great British Bake Off, HELLO! Online has leafed through the sweetest cookbooks to find 10 of the best cake recipes for you to get baking – off-screen.
Put your baking skills to the test with Bake Off queen Mary Berry's chocolate torte, GBBO finalist Kimberly Wilson's exploding cake – perfect for the summer – a beautiful butterfly chocolate layer cake, or maybe actress Jane Asher's garden festival cake. If you're feeling ambitious, pull out all the stops and go for a chocolate brownie meringue gateau...
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