Cakes Archive

‘Make it easy on yourself’ this Christmas with Almondy cakes

In the words of those exemplary crooners the Walker Brothers, ‘Make it easy on yourself’ this Christmas by taking this exceptionally delicious shortcut in your festive feastings – Almondy Daim dressed simply with some whipped cream and edible flowers.     The Almondy retail range comprises two equally mouth-watering varieties with lip-smackingly good toppings: Toblerone

Boutique Bakery Anges de Sucre Offering Cake Decorating Classes

London’s premier boutique bakery is helping aspiring pâtissiers   create a series of magical cake masterpieces with its brand new cake decorating classes in their Central London location. Featuring a collection of the bakery’s most fabulous creations, the brand new Anges de Sucre classes offer attendees a step by step guide to recreating some of

Charlotte Sponge Sculpture Took Centre at Booths’ Store Launch

A three stone replica of Booths’ newest supermarket store at Lytham St Annes – made entirely from cake by the UK’s top pâtissière Charlotte Marrifield – took centre stage at its opening on September 9. Talented pastry chef Charlotte Marrifield, famous for her quirky and innovative cake creations for celebrities and chefs, spent 20 hours

Delicious Summer Bonne Maman Fruit and Ice Cream Treats

With summer now in full swing – it’s the perfect time to enjoy Bonne Maman’s ‘Wild Conserve’ range. Featuring delicious Strawberry & Wild Strawberry and Wild Blueberry – these two wonderfully textured conserves (with juicy fruit pieces) are not only scrumptious breakfast table staples; they have have a certain je ne sais quoi – bursting

Stag Bakeries doubled year-on-year sales for the third consecutive year.

Stag Bakeries, the Stornoway-based family-owned bakery, has announced they have doubled year-on-year sales for the third consecutive year. Three years ago, Stag took to the decision to relaunch their ambient sweet and savoury biscuits. Significant investment was made. A new brand identity was adopted and new products were launched; based on time-honoured favourites that drew

Doves Farm new range of Free From Cookies launched

With the increasing demand for allergen-free foods, Doves Farm is launching an exciting new range of Free From Cookies this month. I thought this may be of news interest, since it is also Coeliac Awareness Week 2015.  The cookies are free from gluten, milk, peanut, egg and soya and are ideal for consumers with gluten

Gluten-Free Bakery & Café Beyond Bread Opens in London

If a truly delicious, gluten-free sandwich, Danish pastry or mince pie is on your Christmas list; your wish is about to come true! Beyond Bread, a 100% gluten-free Bakery and Café, will open its doors to an eager and hungry crowd today from 11am. The Bakery is set to become the ultimate hangout for foodies

RECIPE: Sweet Potato and Cinnamon Muffins

Embrace the festive season with this unique recipe for sweet potato and cinnamon muffins. Spicy cinnamon compliments fluffy butter cream to create a sweet treat that’s perfect for a thoughtful Christmas gift, special Boxing Day brunch or simply gobbled up fresh from the oven. The Love Sweet Potatoes campaign is designed to tell consumers about

RECIPE: Sweet Potato and Blackberry Cheesecake

  Serves 10   Preparation Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes   Per serving 485kcal 6.4g protein 31.8g fat 20g saturates 45.9g carbs 28.6g sugar 1.6g fibre 0.4g salt 475mcg vitamin A   Ingredients   For the sweet potato compote 2 cardamom pods 1 star anise 250g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2cm

OXO Decorating Tools Make it Easy to Celebrate National Cupcake Week

Everyone loves a good cupcake, so why not try out your amateur cooking skills and attempt to craft a gourmet treat with the great decorating products from OXO. National Cupcake Week falls September 15-22, so this is a great time to practice using three grand new tools from OXO including the cupcake corer, baker’s dusting

Boutique Kensington Store Launched By Anges de Sucre

Anges de Sucre, famous for its decadent treats with a whimsical twist, has thrown open the doors of its brand new store for the first time, serving up a delightful menu of pillow-soft marshmallows, jewel-like macarons and a range of hot drinks to satisfy even the most discerning of caffeine lovers. London’s favourite artisan patisserie

RECIPE: Bonne Maman’s Lemon Marmalade Yoghurt cake

Bonne Maman’s Lemon Marmalade Yoghurt cake is not only easy to make but this delicious light and moist treat with a zingy twist is long lasting! Marmalade Yoghurt Cake Prep Time – 20 minutes, Cooking Time – 45 minutes 125g Greek yoghurt, plus extra to serve 50ml vegetable oil 1 lemon, zest only 1 orange,

Gourmet Gadgetry create some great fun food items for Christmas

Gourmet gadgetry are a company with a reputation for producing electrical cookware that are both fun and creative. These are perfect for those who love fine dining and who enjoy entertaining. ‘Fun Food Gadgets’ are the ideal Christmas gift for anyone who likes having fun in their kitchen, or hosting parties or looking to celebrate

The Cake Awards team up with Fareshare

  The Cake Awards have announced that they are to team up with FareShare, the national charity which supports communities by relieving food poverty and actively preventing food waste by redistributing any surplus food to hundreds of other charities every day,. As Fareshare in the official charity partner of the event, they will will be working

New study reveals the UK’s favourites when it comes to cakes and baking

New research has revealed that Mary Berry is the who most of the UK public would like to bake a cake with, and that more than 60% of the respondents get their inspiration for cakes from friends and family, closely followed by the huge current interest in cookery and baking TV shows, as well as

British cakes celebrated by the new Cake Awards

Today, the 11th February, sees The Cake Awards launch in order to find and then celebrate the best of British cakes. From fine slices in tea rooms to fancies in the grandest hotels, a myriad of varieties on supermarket shelves, in bakeries and in retails food outlets across the UK, the new Cake Awards are