Cake

Colin The Caterpillar Gets A Snazzy Makeover For His 25th Birthday

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

He's cool, tasty and no office birthday party is complete without him... The legend that is Colin the Caterpillar has turned 25 years old, and to ...

Guidance for the Naive Undergraduate - Part Twelve: There Is No 'I' in Team, But There Is a 'Me'!

Thomas Hurdsfield | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Hurdsfield

During your time at university and as is governed by the varying forms of academic assessment, you are likely to find yourself indulging in the 'this could go either way' delights of group work and recruiting for your very own version of The Breakfast Club.

The Colonnades at The Signet Library, Edinburgh - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

I really enjoy having afternoon tea and most of my experiences have been spent with my Mum, who also loves the experience. We were both excited to h...

The Ultimate Chocolate Toffee 'Fridge-Cake' With a Big Difference!

Victoria Leith | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Leith

The cake is absolutely decadent but the great news (and the big difference!) is that the toffee won't break your teeth, the colours are from beetroot, rather than beetles and there is no white refined sugar in this recipe!

Would You Rather Your Child Ate Beetles...or Beetroot?

Victoria Leith | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Parents
Victoria Leith

We looked at the back of a very dubious pack of sweets and saw that the green colour derived from spirulina and pea protein. OK, so the sweets were also full of sugar but I felt that was a step forward in the right direction.

Let Them Not Eat Cake!

Sophie Deal | Posted 12.07.2015 | UK Comedy
Sophie Deal

The apparent fact is: people don't like people who don't like cake. Or chocolate. Or sweets. Or most forms of unhealthy food for that matter.

The Truth About The 'Horrific' Elsa Cake That Went Viral...

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A baker whose Frozen Queen Elsa cake went viral for all the wrong reasons has responded to online criticism saying 'maybe Elsa was getting back from r...

Does Jennifer Aniston's Cake Really Show Life With Chronic Pain?

Jayne Stephens | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jayne Stephens

It's not the most exciting or action-filled film, and there isn't a big special effects scene or rosy romantic ending, but in its own way it keeps you gripped, rooting for the characters and watching until the very end.

Three-Year-Old's Christening Cake Was 'Completely Innapropriate'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Parents

A mother who ordered a £60 cake to celebrate her three-year-old's christening was left completely unimpressed at the detailed genitalia on the decora...

Epic Lego Cake Forces Bakers To Turn Away Orders

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Tech

They say all publicity is good publicity, but for one family of amateur bakers that might not be entirely true. The anonymous bakers, known only b...

Strawberry and Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

Summer's on the way and it's time to make the most of our beautiful strawberries. I'm not going to suggest you serve them with black pepper. I'm not going to suggest you drizzle them in balsamic. I'm just not in approval of going in that direction...

Finally: A Victory for the LGBT Community in Northern Ireland

Mary Hassan | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK
Mary Hassan

I dream of a day when victories for the LGBT Community can be achieved in our own Parliament, through democratic principles and mechanisms rather than having to constantly turn to the courts. It's a victory for justice and equality today, but the fact that we had to go to court at all leaves a bitter taste in my mouth.

This Is What Women Really Think When They're On Their Period

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An insight into the Jekyll and Hyde lives that many of us lead, courtesy of our monthly cycles. "Hooray for periods!" Said no-one ever. SEE ALSO...

The Ultimate Foodie Weekend In Barcelona, Spain

Chloe Gunning | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

The history and culture of a place is best told through its cuisine. So, what better way to get to know Barcelona inside and out, than with a long weekend of food-based adventures? From Willy Wonka style treats, to a neighbourhood tour with a difference, to the most exciting, theatrical meal of my life... these are my top tips to satisfy your inner foodie!

Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomato Cornbread Muffins With Silky Mashed Potato Frosting and Bacon

Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Barrell

Cornbread always reminds me of proper Lumberjack-style places. American BBQ joints and stuff. So does the combination of potato, sour cream and chives. Everything about it just screams 'steakhouse'. You'd be mad not to try these - people go crazy for them!

This Insane Cake Is Real And Here's How You Can Make It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A beautifully surprising cake recipe from How To Cook That is gaining millions of views because of a secret that is only revealed when the cake is cut...

Life's Too Short. Eat the Cake!

Vicki Marinker | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Marinker

I was brought up to finish everything on my plate - a hangover from my parents' experience of post war food shortages and rationing perhaps, the requirement to be grateful for what you're given and not knowing when you'll get your next decent meal.

Pulses and Beans - A Tasty Alternative to meat?

Bini Ludlow | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bini Ludlow

I myself have fond memories of lentils; I remember growing up, that my mother would cook both meat and lentil dishes. I now realise that that this not only gave us a varied and balanced diet but meant she could feed the family while keeping to a tight budget.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Cake

Lisa Roukin | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

This is a lovely, moist cake, which is sometimes hard to achieve with gluten-free flour! When you pull the cake out of the oven, it will look like it's not done in the center. Don't worry, that's correct!

It's Official, Baking Rules For This One Brilliant Reason

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us who bake aren't necessarily sugar enthusiasts (although that helps). A big reason for why baking has become so popular in recent years is b...

Four Business Lessons From Ganache Macarons: The Sweet Taste of Success

Maite Baron | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maite Baron

These guys should be an inspiration to anyone who has ever wanted to set up their own business doing something they love, but hasn't, maybe because they haven't wanted to borrow the funds to do it with or simply didn't know how to get sta

These Baking Fails Would Make Mary Berry Cry (With Laughter)....

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're fast approaching this year's The Great British Bake Off final, but unfortunately, not all of us are as talented as Richard, Nancy and Luis when ...

Bonfire Night Cupcakes

Holly Bell | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

Just back to school and already I'm thinking about the opportunity for wearing thick woollen jumpers, drinking soup and preparing a feast for Bonfire night. There are a few things that must be done on Bonfire night.

Apple, Ginger and Maple Syrup Layer Cake Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

I wish, wish, wish I'd appreciated my body between the years 1996 to 2013. It really wasn't that bad. Yes, I often sported a few extra pounds, and no, I wasn't a size 10. But really, compared to now, I was in great shape... Here's a cake that almost includes one of your five a day.

What On Earth Is A Gender Reveal Cake?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Move over baby shower, it's now all about the gender reveal party - and you'll be requiring a different sort of cake or cupcake for the occasion too. ...