Baking Advice

Baking with chocolate

The Aztecs prized it, the Europeans fell in love with it and now chocolate is one of the world’s best-loved treats. Here’s how to get the best out of your bar. Chocolate cake, gooey brownies, melt-in-the-middle puddings and chocolate cookies. We could go on! Everyone has a soft spot for Read more…

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How to make dough

SINCE WE INTRODUCED CINNAMON BUNS TO OUR BAKERIES WE’VE BEEN GETTING TO GRIPS WITH THE ART OF DOUGH MAKING. WHETHER YOU ARE MAKING SWEET ROLLS LIKE THESE OR A PLAIN DOUGH FOR OTHER BREADY TREATS, WE UNCOVER THE PROCESS BEHIND DOUGH. A favourite quick breakfast treat in America, cinnamon buns Read more…

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How to make the perfect pastry

  CALL IT PIE CRUST, CALL IT PASTRY, WE JUST CALL IT DELICIOUS! THIS GOLDEN CASING FOR COUNTLESS DELICIOUS FILLINGS IS SO IMPORTANT TO GET RIGHT AND WE WILL SHARE OUR BAKING KNOW-HOW ON HOW TO BAKE THE PERFECT HOMEMADE PASTRY EVERY TIME.    A cool room, cool surfaces, cool Read more…

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How to fill cupcakes

A HIDDEN CENTRE CAN ELEVATE A SIMPLE CUPCAKE INTO A CROWD PLEASER. WE SHARE A SIMPLE TECHNIQUE FOR HOW TO FILL YOUR CUPCAKES WITHOUT USING A CUPCAKE CORER. Once you try filling cupcakes at home, you’ll realise just how easy it is and you won’t be able to resist trying out all Read more…

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Basic Cake Decorating Equipment

    There’s nothing quite as delightful as a well-dressed cake. If you’re thinking about giving your bakes a little extra magic with hand decorations, here are the items of cake decorating equipment for beginners you’ll need to get started. This is by no means a definitive list as cake Read more…

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20 baking mistakes to avoid

    Not bringing your butter, cream cheese and eggs to room temperature. Butter should be used at room temperature in cubes, unless the recipe calls for chilled e.g. pastry recipes. Don’t cheat and microwave your butter to warm it to room temperature as this causes it to melt and it Read more…

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