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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Baking Advice

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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Cake storage tips

WHEN PROPERLY STORED, CAKES KEEP WELL IN THE KITCHEN CUPBOARD, FRIDGE OR FREEZER, BUT HOW WELL THEY KEEP WILL DEPEND ON A NUMBER OF FACTORS. HERE ARE A FEW THINGS TO REMEMBER WHEN SAVING YOUR CAKES FOR ANOTHER DAY. Serving your cakes We think fresh baking tastes best, so we Read more…

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