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Ingredient Guide: Sugar

CASTER, GRANULATED, WHITE, BROWN, DARK OR ICING – SUGAR MAKES LIFE THAT LITTLE BIT SWEETER! Sugar is a staple for any baker looking to rustle up some sweet goodies. Stirred into cake mixtures or dusted over the final baked creations, sugar gives cakes their sweet flavour and golden colour. How Read more…

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Ingredient Guide: Buttermilk

FEATURING IN PANCAKES, WAFFLES, COBBLER, RED VELVET CAKE AND MANY MORE RECIPES, YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED AT JUST HOW MANY BAKES DEPEND ON A DASH OF BUTTERMILK. What began as a humble by-product of butter making has rightfully earned its place in countless American baked treats. The reason for the popularity of Read more…

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Halloween cupcake decorating ideas

SERVE UP SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN TREATS WITH IDEAS ON HOW TO DECORATE CUPCAKES WITH CREEPY HALLOWEEN DESIGNS! Fright night is drawing in and guys and ghouls will be gathering for tricks and treats! Spook your Halloween guests this season with these gruesome cupcake decorating ideas. Witch will you choose?   Black Read more…

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Thanksgiving Baking

ARE YOU CELEBRATING THANKSGIVING? LONDON’S HOME OF AMERICAN BAKING TAKES A LOOK AT SOME OF THE TRADITIONAL THANKSGIVING TREATS AND SHARES TIPS ON PREPARING THE PERFECT PIE CRUST. The leaves are turning all kinds of golden colours and there has been an abundance of wholesome seasonal foods and goodies around. Read more…

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Tips for making fudge

WHO CAN RESIST MELT-IN-THE MOUTH FUDGE? SWEET AND CREAMY, THIS POPULAR CANDY IS A WONDERFUL RAINY DAY RECIPE AND MAKES AN ADORABLE GIFT. HERE ARE OUR TOP TIPS FOR WHIPPING UP DELICIOUS FUDGE IN NO TIME! When putting together recipes for Home Sweet Home, we thought it was about time to Read more…

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Red Velvet Food Colouring

IS YOUR RED VELVET SPONGE TURNING OUT AN UNAPPETISING SHADE OF BROWN? SOLVE YOUR BAKING CONUNDRUMS WITH OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED RED FOOD COLOURING QUESTIONS. At Cakeabration our bestselling cupcake is Red Velvet and our bestselling cake is… you guessed it, Red Velvet! So we know a thing or two about getting Read more…

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