An edible peacock, paper clips, and a soufflé worse than childbirth, Chocolate Week went way beyond brownies in the semi-final of this week’s Bake Off, but which contestant Flaked and got themselves into a Walnut Whip and who was this week’s Milky Star Baker and Smartie of the class? The semi-final opened with a chocolate […]
Create your own competition at home by making cupcakes and giving your kids one to decorate. It’s a great idea for a weekend when you’re looking for something to do. Once each child has decorated their cupcake, be the judge and hand out different certificates for awards like ‘best design’, ‘most colourful’ and ‘yummiest looking’, so that each child gets recognition. They’ll love all being winners when you hand out fun stickers too.
This week’s episode of Bake Off saw Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood dust off their antique recipe books to prepare for a theme that has never been done before in Bake Off’s history. Brace yourselves, it’s Victorian week. The first challenge the remaining half a dozen bakers faced was creating a raised game pie, or […]
The remaining seven bakers feared for their lives this week as the wrath of the soggy bottom returned to Bake Off. This week the contestants were tested on their knowledge of pastry; Frangipane, Flaouna and Vol Au Vents to be precise, but which bakers’ puff pastry rose to the challenge and who’s hit the pan? […]
Skimpy fondant bikinis, dietary restrictions and a dessert island ice cream roll is what you missed if you didn’t watch Bake Off last night. This week was free-from week but which baker tasted gluten-free victory, and which baker couldn’t take the heat any more in the kitchen? First up, contestants were challenged with baking a […]