Category Archives: Home Baking

Baking again?

During these lockdown days, we flit from the laptop to the hand mixer with relative ease, baking sweet treats and comfort food.  My WhatsApp messages are filled with images of home baked goods, recommended recipes, along with random messages with … Continue reading

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Last Orders

  I’m determined to be on top of things this Christmas period. I opened the cupboard this morning and realised that I had run out of Golden Syrup. It was very easy for me to replace this quickly with a … Continue reading

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The gentle art of procrastibaking

  Yes, I raise my hand up, as I am totally guilty of this.  In fact, this t-shirt, was probably made with me in mind. Procrastibaking:  The art of making cupcakes instead of doing something else you should be doing. … Continue reading

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United Kingdom of Cake

Us Brits are renowned for enjoying a cuppa and a slice of cake.  A recent survey has shown that we eat an average of five slices a month (as a Cake Creator, this makes me very happy).  No surprises that … Continue reading

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Baking back in time

Excuse me while I indulge in a little nostalgia…I can remember baking with my mother, or to be honest, watching her bake.  She rarely used a recipe; she tended to add her ingredients by eye and to taste.  But she … Continue reading

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Oh come, all ye bakeful

  For a creative slant on the Christmas story, why not try by Susie Bentley-Taylor and Bekah Moore, £6.99, published by The Good Book Company).  The book is a great way to explore the Christmas story with children through baking. There … Continue reading

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Just a spoonful of sugar

We all love some sweetness in our cakes. Here are a few sugary top tips for bakers: • If you want to reduce your sugar intake for health reasons, such as diabetes, use sweeteners as an alternative to sugar. Be … Continue reading

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We won’t name and (cake) shame

Most of my family and friends know that I’m all-about-the-cake. That means I bake from scratch and I’m not the biggest fan of manufactured cakes (there’s more love in a home baked cake). So when I invited a friend to … Continue reading

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One Direction – Flavour of the Month?

I was ordering some cake decorating stock online last week, when I noticed this in the ‘sale section’: One Direction cupcake kits. The box contains cake mix (I bake from scratch, so I was even less enthused about this product), … Continue reading

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Conversion course

Being the multi-tasker that I am, I get a lot of value from multi-purpose products in the Delights Kitchen. I’m a big fan of this Kitchen Conversion Tea Towel from the Rock Bakehouse. I’m going to find this incredibly useful … Continue reading

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