cupcakes

Review – Sea Salted Caramel Liquid Fudge, Fudge Kitchen

I have a new sweet addiction! Even the sound of it has me drooling … Fudge Kitchen’s Liquid Fudge is utterly amazing, gooey, sweet and highly addictive. You need this in your life! These little jars are busting with tasty fudge sauce that can be used in a host of
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Book Review: Cupcakes & Cocktail by Bonnie Marcus

Bonnie Marcus is a busy mother of three and former high-end New York events planner. Recently she has turned her skills to designing and has created a range of practical yet fashionable cook books, food journals and notebooks, which have taken the US by storm.  Cupcakes and
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Review: Betty Crocker Red Velvet Mix

Many of you will know that I am a keen baker and I enjoy cooking from scratch on a regular  basis. But sometimes, we all need a quick fix, particularly if you have guests coming over. So… from time to time it’s OK to use a little cheat! In our Marvellous goody
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Dan, Dan the Baking Man

For me baking has always been, and always will be, about friends and family. I’ve never wanted to be a professional baker as 1. I don’t believe I am quite up to scratch yet and 2. Baking is at its most fun when you are baking for loved ones. I am also very lucky that I come from
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The building blocks of baking: basic sponge cake

I was taught how to make a sponge mix at a ridiculously early age, so young in fact that I can’t remember exactly when it was. My Mum taught me how to cook and by about age 8, she generally left me to it to cook cakes on my own, as her guidance was no longer needed. I want to
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