Baking

Cupcake cases: tips and advice

CUPCAKE BATTER OVERFLOWING? PAPER CASES PEELING AWAY? THE CAKEABRATION BAKERS ARE ON THE CASE! A cupcake isn’t properly dressed without its case. These delicate papery cups are what separate cupcakes from the rest of the cake crowd. We get through millions of them every year in our bakeries and it’s Read more…

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Baking

How to line or grease a cake tin

STOP STUBBORN CAKES FROM STICKING WITH OUR SIMPLE GUIDE TO CAKE TIN PREPARATION. Preparing your tin properly takes a matter of moments and is one little job that’s worth the effort. Sticking sponges can make it harder to prise your cake from the tin without it breaking into pieces but Read more…

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Baking Advice

Baking with substitutions

IF YOU’RE BAKING WITH SUBSTITUTED INGREDIENTS, HERE ARE A FEW OF OUR TIPS SO YOU CAN CARRY ON BAKING. We’ll start by saying we generally don’t recommend substituting ingredients when it comes to baking, if you can help it. Baking is a precise science and even changing one ingredient can Read more…

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Baking Advice

Cake tins: a basic guide for bakers

LET’S TALK TINS! BAKING TINS COME IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES, SO IN ORDER FOR YOUR BAKES TO TURN OUT PERFECTLY, PREPARATION AND CORRECT SIZING IS KEY. The golden rule for filling tins: To prevent cakes and cupcake cases from overflowing and making a mess of your oven, only fill your tins two-thirds full Read more…

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Baking Advice

Perfect baked cheesecakes: our top ten tips

CLASSIC AMERICAN BAKED NEW YORK CHEESECAKE IS EVERYONE’S FAVOURITE DESSERT, WITH A CRUNCHY BISCUIT LAYER AND CREAMY, FLUFFY CHEESECAKE TOPPING WITH A HINT OF TANGINESS COOKED SLOWLY UNTIL GOLDEN. NOW WHERE DID I PUT MY FORK?! This recipe is an impressive after-dinner showstopper to have up your sleeve for guests, with Read more…

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Five skills all bakers need

IF YOU’RE BAKING AT HOME AND WONDERING HOW YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS, THERE ARE A FEW KEY QUALITIES THAT CAN HELP YOU TO PROGRESS AS A BAKER. 1) Organisation Baking is a juggling act. This means organising everything from your ingredients to forward-thinking your way through the stages of Read more…

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