Baking

8 Reasons Why A Jaffa Cake Is Definitely A Cake And Not A Biscuit

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It is the debate of the twenty-first century: dividing a nation, families and tea time across the land. Now #JaffaGate has been brought back to the f...

11 Times The Great British Bake Off Summed Up Our Own Cooking Pain

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Prep your ovens bakers, The Great British Bake Off is back - returning to BBC One on Wednesday 24 August. Although the contestants can nail technical...

Strawberry & Nectarine Almond Crumble

Lisa Roukin | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

Hot summery desserts! You had me at hello with this one! There is nothing like strawberry season, my favourite time of the year, when these red juicy fruits come out in their full blossom, bursting with flavour.

12 NSFW Foods That Prove Adults Are Not Mature Enough To Cook

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Now that we’re all adults we have definitely matured into the wise people our grandparents would be proud of. We absolutely don’t find genital-sha...

Iced Lemon and Poppy Seed Cakes

Miranda Gore Browne | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Miranda Gore Browne

This recipe is for delicious, zesty lemon and poppy seed flavoured cakes, which is one of my Dream Tea recipes. They only take around 30 minutes to make and also happen to be gluten free! I like to decorate mine with a sprinkling of crystallised lemon zest but why not try out some other summer themed decorations like flowers or let the children have fun decorating with sprinkles and sweets!

Rhubarb, Marzipan and Orange Blossom Strudel

Kathy Slack | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kathy Slack

Today I want to quench my rhubarb thirst, but also use up some leftovers. I have half a block of marzipan in the larder and half a box of filo pastry going begging. Also, I've been thinking about baklava a lot lately (it happens that way sometimes) so I feel a plan coming neatly together....

How To Make Fun And Simple Cat Cupcakes

By Partner Studios UK | Dave Leonard | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

Whether its appeal lies in the opportunity to get messy in the kitchen or the sweet treat that results from the labour, it’s fair to say that all ki...

How to Cook With Herbs: Choux Pastry Cream Buns

Kathy Slack | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kathy Slack

Oh my word I've never seen so many herbs in the garden! This spell of warm wet weather has sent everything into a growing frenzy. The rocket is living up to its name - 'wild'. The parsley is going to need mowing if it grows another inch.

Baking with Chickpeas: Chocolate Marmalade Fudge Bars

Poppy Velosa-Ayres | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Poppy Velosa-Ayres

Part 2 of baking with chickpeas. This was initially intended to be a chocolate cake. When it emerged from the oven, I thought it was ruined, but in fact, it was something even better!

Baking with Chickpeas: Chocolate Chip and Nut Cookies

Poppy Velosa-Ayres | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Poppy Velosa-Ayres

Since beginning my new Food Optimising way of eating via Slimming World, I am always looking for ways to reduce my use of processed ingredients and for foods with lower syn values. This way of eating limits all kinds of flours, even wholegrain flours, although the whole grain itself, say quinoa, can be eaten freely in unlimited quantities.

Cybersphere #1 - TASTY & The Rise of Online Sugar

Jonnie Bayfield | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jonnie Bayfield

Now, I'm no adonis and my diet is certainly not fit for a king-unless that king was a fan of Yo-yoing like some 90's Blue Peter segment. My eating is...

Best Easy-To-Make Chocolate Muffins Recipe

Vicki Psarias | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Psarias

I usually make these muffins a couple of times a month on a weekend usually and often top these bad boys with melted dark chocolate or chocolate butter cream. The best thing about these muffins is that they are HONESTLY the quickest, easiest (self-proclaimed) BEST muffins to make in the entire world (probs)!

Baker Claims Instagram Suspended Her Account After Mistaking Cake 'For A Boob'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Sue Moseley finished baking an Easter Simnel cake recently she did what all 21st century proud bakers do: she shared a photo of it on Instagram. ...

Baker Makes Life-Sized Michael Jackson Cake Out Of Rice Krispies

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A baker has left us seriously impressed after making a life-sized version of her favourite pop star out of Rice Krispies. Sonia Todd created the 5'9" ...

Twenty-Two Vegan Recipes for Easter

Poppy Velosa-Ayres | Posted 28.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Poppy Velosa-Ayres

Whether you love to indulge in chocolate bliss over Easter, or savour sweetly spiced hot cross buns, or maybe you love a healthier indulgence, this ro...

How To Bake Easter Cookies Like A Toddler

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK Parents

A dad has captured the messy reality of baking with a toddler in a hilarious video. La Guardia Cross, who films videos on his YouTube channel New Fath...

Marks & Spencer Just Made Baking So Much Easier

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If your baking skills are well and truly naff, then Marks and Sparks has your back. The retailer has revealed it will be selling microwaveable cakes y...

Easter Egg Sugar Biscuits Recipe

Parentdish UK | Katie Bryson | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK Parents

These easy biscuits are a good project for making with children over the Easter holidays. If you've got really little ones make the dough yourself ...

Flourless Pistachio and Chai Masala Brownies

Shelina Permalloo | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Shelina Permalloo

These brownies are exceptionally chewy, sticky and moist. I used Holy Lama Spice Drops to get a beautifully fragrant masala chai flavour and I have to say it ended up being so subtle with hints of spice which didn't overpower the dark chocolate and delicate pistachio flavour either.

These Cakes Baked By A Group Of Student Midwives For A Charity Sale Are Superb

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A group of student midwives at Surrey University decided to bake a different kind of egg for a charity cake sale - with some rather superb results. ...

Kitchen of Life

Martin Barrow | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Parents
Martin Barrow

It has taken time but our foster children have finally got used to me doing the washing up, peeling potatoes and preparing lunch, although they still expect me to cut a finger when I chop carrots.

Matcha-Almond Skillet Blondies and Give Your Detox the Boot

Kellie Anderson | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kellie Anderson

Naturally gluten-free and as near-as-damn-it to a healthy but actually nice tasting, and not entirely made of coconuts, avocados and dates, blondie as one could possibly make. Indeed, they have passed the all-important kid and pensioner test. You are welcome.

Pistachio and Orange Blossom Baklava

Shelina Permalloo | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Shelina Permalloo

So this recipe is in spite of everything I've been seeing on my Instagram feed recently of spicing up kale crisps as a treat! This is a treat. A real, pure, unadulterated treat which should be treated with care in the administering and devouring of this delicious baklava (or baklava) recipe.

This Hogwarts Is Made Entirely Out Of Gingerbread

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a Harry Potter fan with a sweet tooth, you're about to be very, very impressed. A skilled baker has made Hogwarts School of Witchcraft a...

Raspberry Macaroons

Adam Warren | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Warren

I've carefully broken down this recipe and kept it as straight-forward as possible. I won't lie and say they're the easiest cookies to make, but they are so worth it and once you get the hang of them they'll become a kitchen favourite.