Perfect Chewy Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Looking for the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe? Look no further. These cookies are the absolute pinnacle of perfection – buttery, rich, chewy on the outside and gooey on the inside – ideal for any family gathering, afternoon tea or weekend treat. This recipe makes 12 cookies, but can simply be doubled or tripled to cater for any occasion! Ingredients Needed: 150g melted butter 150g soft brown sugar 190g plain flour 1 large egg 1 extra egg yolk (optional) 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 200g chocolate chips... Read More


How To Make Buttermilk

I don’t know about you, but buttermilk is an absolute saviour in the kitchen, and yet it’s one of those ingredients we’re forever forgetting to add to our shopping lists. Luckily it’s super easy to make at home with just two simple ingredients. After this quick tutorial, if the mood should strike, you’ll always have buttermilk handy to whip up a batch of sweet-somethings! What is buttermilk? Traditionally, buttermilk refers to sour liquid leftover after churning homemade butter. Naturally, and contrary to the name, it’s non-fatty and gives off a... Read More


Easy Lemon Drizzle Recipe

Whether it’s a birthday, family event, or a relaxed baking Sunday, this lemon cake recipe is perfect for all. Packed full of zesty lemony goodness, and topped with a sweet lemon drizzle, this cake will have everybody coming back for seconds. For this recipe, you’ll need the following ingredients: Ingredients 175g caster sugar 175g self-raising flour 175g butter (softened) 100g granulated sugar 3 eggs 2 lemons 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180c 2. Beat the eggs, with the flour, caster sugar,... Read More

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How To Make Cake Flour

Flour – an absolute staple for any baker’s kitchen, whether you’re an occasional hobbyist or cakey expert at work. But have you ever gotten halfway through a baking session, before realising you’ve stocked up on every flour except the specialty flour your current recipe demands? Yes, we’re talking about Cake Flour. We’ve all been there. A flour we often forget to keep on hand, yet as we explore more and more recipes in our baking journey, it’s an ingredient that tends to make an appearance more and more. Luckily, it’s... Read More


How To Make A Vegan Chocolate Cake

Whether you’re taking part in veganuary, or you’ve run out of eggs, you can still have your cake and eat it with this gorgeous vegan chocolate cake recipe. This cake is sure to delight, with two layers of egg-free chocolate with a creamy chocolate filling, topped with luscious chocolate frosting and dark chocolate curls. Better yet, there are no fancy ingredients or equipment needed, making it super easy to pull off and be a hit with all your friends and family! Ingredients For The Cake 500 g self-raising flour 65g... Read More


Easy Mincemeat Puff Pastry Bite Recipe

We’re sure mince pies are already on the Christmas baking agenda, but if you’re wanted to opt for something a little different, take a look at these mincemeat puff pastry bites! Containing just two main ingredients, these bites are ideal for quickly whipping up for a Christmas movie marathon, or as a nibble for party guests and visiting family members during the holidays. Ingredients Ready Made Puff Pastry (approx. 3mm in depth) Ready Made Mincemeat 1 Egg (optional / for glazing) Icing Sugar (optional / for decoration) Prep 1. Defrost... Read More


How To Make The Perfect Victoria Sponge Cake

Looking to make the perfect Victoria Sponge Cake? Look no further! Cake artist extraordinaire, Verity Jane has shared her own personal go-to Victoria Sponge recipe, and trust us, it’s perfect! A Victoria Sponge Cake is a delicate, spongy cake with a uniform crumb that is made with eggs, sugar, and flour as the main ingredients – complete with buttercream filling and strawberry jam. You can also watch the process and follow along step-by-step with Verity’s video tutorial: This recipe makes a tall 7″ Vanilla Sponge Cake Ingredients FOR THE SPONGE:... Read More