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  • Best of: Valentine's Day cakes

    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…

  • Heart's desire cake

    Heart's desire cake

    IngredientsFor the heart cakeDr. Oetker Cake Release Spray125g (4 ½ oz) baking margarine, softened125g (4 ½ oz) caster sugar2 medium eggs200g (7oz)…

  • Strawberry and champagne cupcakes

    Strawberry and champagne cupcakes

    Ingredients225g unsalted butter, softened225g caster sugarA pinch of saltSeeds of 1 vanilla pod or 1 tbsp vanilla extract4 medium eggs225g…

  • Top ten Christmas cake recipes

    Top ten Christmas cake recipes

    Get the oven gloves out and the cake tin ready because we have top ten Christmas cake recipes that will get your baking shoes on – see the photo…

  • Farmyard cupcakes

    Farmyard cupcakes

    Makes 12 cupcakesYou will need pink and white casesIngredients125g self-raising flour125g caster sugar125g soft unsalted butter2 large eggs½…

  • Crunchy chocolate sweetie nests

    Crunchy chocolate sweetie nests

    Cute little nests filled with sweet treat chocolate beans for the prettiest of party food – they will disappear as fast as they are made!Makes:…

  • Chocolate crisp hedgehog cake

    Chocolate crisp hedgehog cake

    This novelty cake will appeal to young children and make an ideal birthday cake.Serves 8IngredientsFor the cake100g (4 oz) self raising flour, sifted…

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