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Baking

Pink & Blue Mini Baked Doughnuts for Baby Showers

Pink & Blue Mini Baked Doughnuts for Baby Showers

These cute mini baked doughnuts are simply gorgeous as a colourful baby shower treat or just an extra-special yummy snack. Easy to make and in pretty pink and baby blue, you can make these doughnuts as pastel or bright as you like! Add a dash […]

Here’s Lookin’ at Boo: 10 Minute Eyeball Pops

Here’s Lookin’ at Boo: 10 Minute Eyeball Pops

Give classic sprinkles a new life by combining classic Halloween skulls, bones and pumpkins with creepy eyeballs to make boo-tiful treats. Simply melt Candy Melts and decorate! No-one will be able to resist these sweet pops.

Orange or Peppermint Poppin’ Halloween Mini Rolls

Orange or Peppermint Poppin’ Halloween Mini Rolls

How about these treats for a sophisticated Halloween party?! Gluten-free chocolate mini rolls filled with a decadent chocolate ganache buttercream, flavoured with either orange or peppermint and mouth-watering popping candy, enrobed in chocolate and decorated with orange and green coloured white chocolate. There’s plenty to […]

Kids Craft for Halloween: Creepy Crispy Treats

Kids Craft for Halloween: Creepy Crispy Treats

Harry (my son) and I had such fun making these Halloween treats. It’s the first time I’ve ever made rice cereal treats, and Harry was very keen, too! (I think he knew the potential of how messy this activity could get; only last week he […]

Need a Last-Minute Halloween Treat? Make Mummy Biscuits!

Need a Last-Minute Halloween Treat? Make Mummy Biscuits!

I love that these biscuits are super simple, quick, and easy to make or for a last-minute Halloween trick or treat. I’ve used a vanilla biscuit base, but you could use chocolate, gingerbread, or a flavour of your choice. — Mich Turner MBE

Hair-Raising Halloween Cake Decorating with an Airbrush

Hair-Raising Halloween Cake Decorating with an Airbrush

When it comes to Halloween themed bakes, there are some incredible cakes out there – but they can require so many different tools to produce them that I thought I’d share something a little simpler. If you own an airbrush, then really going to town […]

The Ultimate Trick or Treat: Vampire Teeth Cookies

The Ultimate Trick or Treat: Vampire Teeth Cookies

The ultimate trick or treat to make with the family for all your scary Halloween parties! Deceptively clever, these gnashers are made from chocolate chip cookies, cut in half and sandwiched with red coloured buttercream and mini marshmallows. The fangs are created with slivered almonds. […]

WIN a Wilton Baking Bundle Worth £50!

WIN a Wilton Baking Bundle Worth £50!

Because of the success of our last giveaway, we’ve decided to throw another your way. This week is National Baking Week 2017, so we’ve teamed up with Wilton to celebrate with a Create & Craft blog giveaway. If you’re the lucky winner, we’ll send you an incredible […]

Devilishly Decadent: Mich Turner’s Finest Cake?

Devilishly Decadent: Mich Turner’s Finest Cake?

In honour of National Cake Decorating Day, I have created this special chocolate cake exclusively for Create & Craft. When I’m designing cakes, I like to start with an idea in my head of the size, style and shape of the cake, and then sketch this […]

7 Quick and Easy Ways to Pipe Flowers

7 Quick and Easy Ways to Pipe Flowers

What fun! It’s so satisfying to pipe with buttercream and create stunning flowers on cupcakes. You have the artistic licence on this, so use any colours you like! Why stick to real flowers? Have a little play to create some fantasy flowers! Here are 7 […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Buttercream Lacework

A Beginner’s Guide to Buttercream Lacework

I really loved creating this cake. It’s been about 12 years since I trained to be a Wilton instructor in buttercream, but I never pursued it as I fell pregnant with Harry. I took a back seat and never revisited the thought of buttercream again. […]

Did You Watch GBBO Last Night? We’ve Insider Info!

Did You Watch GBBO Last Night? We’ve Insider Info!

Good morning, bakers! Last night was ‘Caramel Week’ on the Great British Bake Off. The contestants had three super sticky challenges to complete for Paul and Prue, resulting in the sweetest and sauciest episode aired yet! To make this situation even gooier, we have some […]

8 Pirate Craft Supplies That’ll Shiver Your Timbers

8 Pirate Craft Supplies That’ll Shiver Your Timbers

If it’s a pirate’s life for you, you’ll be pretty happy to hear that Tuesday 19th September is ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’. Really. There’s literally a day for everything, I’m sure of it! But, I can’t knock it until I try it. Here I […]

14 Tasty Recipes for People Who Love Cupcakes

14 Tasty Recipes for People Who Love Cupcakes

National Cupcake Week is just over the horizon, so what better to celebrate than the sensational cupcake? These tasty treats are immensely popular across the globe because, on the whole, they’re easy to bake and the perfect snack size. But this prominent bake is no longer […]

Baking Trends: The Understated Cake

Baking Trends: The Understated Cake

‘Understated’ cakes are very much on-trend at the moment. What do they entail? Not all that much, to be frank! Of course, we mere cake observers enjoy experiencing extravagance. We love to stare in wonderment at towering cake structures with amazing sugar details. But from […]