Cake

Sorry Folks, Blowing Out Birthday Candles Does Mean More Germs On Your Cake

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Clemson University researchers have confirmed our worst fears - blowing out candles does result in more bacteria on your birthday cake. 1,400% more b...

The Best Vegan Oreo Cupcakes

Holly Jade | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

These cakes are quick and easy to make! They are my go-to chocolate cupcakes and I couldn't recommend them highly enough - they are the best! They taste just like bakery-style cupcakes. P.S. you can whip up a batch of these delicious cakes in under 30 minutes, yay!

Why We Need To Start Minding Our Own Attention

Antony Mayfield | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Tech
Antony Mayfield

Now, look at your attention. Loose, flabby and spilling out all over the place. Yes it is. Pull yourself together! Get your attention straight and stop blaming your distracted state on all those apps, streaming services and smartphone alerts.

Beautiful Earl Grey Tea Cake With Lemon Curd Mascarpone Cream

Sam Stern | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Stern

A fluffy, tender and light cake with a subtle tea flavour and gorgeous lemon curd filling. Topped with a light lemon curd flavoured mascarpone cream, this cake is best served with a cup of Earl Grey tea, and will last for up to two days. You will need 2 x 20cm cake tins and a wire rack for this recipe.

This Is The Food And Drink You Should Serve At Your Wedding This Year

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re in the process of planning a wedding, Pinterest is your friend. The site is a creative mecca, jam-packed with inspiration on everything fr...

Vegan Dark Chocolate And Raspberry Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

Step 2- In a food processor/blender, add in the hazelnuts, almonds, de-stoned dates, cacao powder, melted chocolate, coconut oil and salt. Whizz up on high until breadcrumb like.

Blood Orange Layer Cake

Sam Stern | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Stern

Blood oranges are in season at the moment so make the most of them whilst they are around! They are so vibrant and will brighten up any dish. This cake is a beautifully light sponge that is layered up with cream, blood orange curd and lightly caramelised slices.

Apple Crumble Cake Recipe

Sam Stern | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Stern

This combines two of my favourite things, apple crumble and ALL cake! The apple roses are an impressive touch and deceptively simple thing to make.

Ice Magic Memories - The Joy Of Crimped Hair And Steak

Alison Powell | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Powell

I read a phrase recently, 'gourmet nostalgia' and whilst it may appear sound bitey it encapsulate so much of what was generating the gush over slices of pink and yellow sponge glued together with a cloying, overly sweet slick of synthetic cream.

Baking Safety: When Bake-Off Inspiration Doesn't Go To Plan

Alix Carey | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Alix Carey

It's been a week since The Great British Bake Off final, and a new study from National Accident Helpline shows that one in four people haves been inspired to bake more. But, baking enthusiasts might not be reaching 'star baker' standard every time, as two thirds of people say they've injured themselves whilst baking or cooking.

Naughty Guilt Free Desserts...

Laura Krippner | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Krippner

This week is National Baking week, so it's only appropriate to challenge those who are making it their life's mission to promote 'guilt free desserts'. Simply by calling a dessert or treat 'guilt free' necessarily implies that all others are 'guilty'. Clearly this is a load of rubbish.

The Great Eating Disorder Bake Off

Katie Simon Phillips | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Simon Phillips

If you live in England it is likely you are a viewer of, (or are at least aware of), The Great British bake off, a show otherwise known as "The Greate...

Mum Mistakenly Accuses Daughter Of Taking Drugs, Makes Hilarious Cake To Apologise

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A mum who mistakenly accused her daughter of abusing drugs apologised for her epic blunder - by making a personalised cake. Four years ago Rachel Glem...

18 People Who Didn’t Nail National Cupcake Week…And Those Who Totally Did

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Mary Berry might not approve of all our baking endeavours, but in general if it contains sugar and butter we are all over it. That was, until we saw ...

Mum Gives Daughter Hilarious 18th Birthday Cake To Remind Her Of The Perils Of Alcohol

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A teenager got a warning about binge drinking on her birthday when her mum bought her a cake she’d never forget. Abbi Price, 18, received a cake top...

'Transgender Ken Doll' Cake Receives Overwhelming Support, After Haters Criticise Bakery

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A bakery has received an outpouring of support after their transgender Ken doll cake received hate messages online. Freeport Bakery, which is based in...

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...

Guy Moves In With Girlfriend, Gets Unexpected Welcome Cake From Her Housemate

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A guy has shared a picture of the rather hostile cake he received from his girlfriend's housemate when he moved in with them. The man, known only as '...

Office 'Cake Culture' Is Ruining Our Health, Expert Warns

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're an office feeder, then you might want to read this. Workplace "cake culture" is fuelling the obesity epidemic and contributing to poor denta...

23 Steal-Worthy Wedding Cake Ideas

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A wedding cake has wowed the world after a photo of it was posted onto Imgur - and we can totally understand why. The stunning, three tier centrepiece...

Baker Creates Breathtaking Tribute To Space

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In a brilliant ode to the universe, a baker has created a gorgeous black velvet Nebula cake which looks far too nice to eat. Heather Laird loves spac...

This Wedding Dress Is 100% Edible

SWNS | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A baker has well and truly boggled our minds after making a dream-worthy wedding dress entirely out of cake. The world's first edible wedding dress w...

Flourless Nutella Chocolate Cake

Charlene Flash | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Charlene Flash

With a jar of Nutella in my cupboard that needed to be uses asap, I wanted a lovely chocolate hazelnut cake and whilst I'm using the famous chocolate hazelnut spread, the pairing of ground almonds made this cake a refreshing and "lighter" change to all the chocolate cakes I have used.

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" ...

A Savoury Vegetable Cake for Easter

Kellie Anderson | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kellie Anderson

This is an easy and pretty flexible recipe. No nettles? Use all spinach. No wild garlic? Just use one small clove of bulb garlic. And of course use any deeply flavoured mushroom rather than porcini - but if you do you will miss out on the deep umami notes that porcini brings to this.