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Reusable Storage Lids: A Kitchen Sewing Project

Reusable Storage Lids: A Kitchen Sewing Project

Reducing our reliance on single use plastic is one of the most important changes we can make to our daily lives, to help look after our environment for future generations. This simple little kitchen sewing project will show you step by step how to make […]

Halloween Party Food: 6 Spooktacular Recipes

Halloween Party Food: 6 Spooktacular Recipes

Planning on conjuring up some terrifyingly terrific Halloween Party Food this October 31st? Whether you’re hosting your own spooky soiree or simply preparing for the annual barrage of trick-or-treaters, these Halloween recipes are perfect for serving up to ghosts and goblins alike in your very […]

Easy Autumn Crafts: The Season To Cuddle Up And Get Creative

Easy Autumn Crafts: The Season To Cuddle Up And Get Creative

There’s something about the onset of autumn that really gets our creative juices flowing. Perhaps it’s because we’ve spent all summer long outside and we’re now itching to get back at the craft table, or simply that the shorter evenings are leaving us craving a […]

You Batter Believe It! Incredible Doughnut Illusion Cake [+ Video]

You Batter Believe It! Incredible Doughnut Illusion Cake [+ Video]

What are illusion cakes? These fantastic cakes fall within a simply gorgeous bracket of baking – one in which your cake takes on the spectacular appearance of another object entirely! Blurring the lines between realism and fantasy, illusion cakes are designed to defy our expectations […]

Donut Worry, It’s National Doughnut Week! [Recipes]

Donut Worry, It’s National Doughnut Week! [Recipes]

National Doughnut Week was set up not only to celebrate one of the greatest baked doughlights the world has seen, but also for bakeries to raise money for charity. But why doughnuts? In recent years, the demand for this delicious fried confectionary has soared. They’re a great […]

Mich Turner’s Tempting Easter Biscuits

Mich Turner’s Tempting Easter Biscuits

Whether you’ll be entertaining friends this weekend, or simply making the most of the bank holiday and spending some quality time with the family, we’ve a way to make it even more special… these fantastic Easter biscuits! Another treat from the incredibly talented Mich Turner, […]

See in the Spring With a Mich Turner Mother’s Day Treat

See in the Spring With a Mich Turner Mother’s Day Treat

There’s no tastier way to say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ this year, than by indulging your sweet tooth with this sensational springtime bake from the incredibly talented Mich Turner! Read on to discover why baking is a renowned Mother’s Day tradition, and exactly what goes into […]

All You Need Is Love… And Cake!  – A Mich Turner Masterpiece

All You Need Is Love… And Cake! – A Mich Turner Masterpiece

Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to declare your undying love with a specially baked and decorated cake. Flowers and chocolates are an easy go-to… but to make and bake your own cake shows love, devotion and commitment! So how do you create something bold, […]

Galaxy Mirror Glaze Cake: A Step-by-Step Guide

Galaxy Mirror Glaze Cake: A Step-by-Step Guide

Mirror glaze cakes have become extremely popular thanks to their incredible shine, bold colours, and the textures that can be created. The glaze is made from colouring white chocolate and sweetened condensed milk to give amazing, yet thin, coverage on buttercream cakes and frozen desserts. […]

Introducing: Love Cooking Company

Introducing: Love Cooking Company

We’ve got some incredibly exciting news for you today. Create and Craft have partnered up with Missouri-based baking brand, the Love Cooking Company, to bring you an impressive new range of bakeware products – with a twist. Oh no, these aren’t your ordinary cake tins […]

Stir Up Sunday: Etymology, Traditions & Recipes

Stir Up Sunday: Etymology, Traditions & Recipes

Stir Up Sunday is only days away – which means that the countdown to Christmas will finally begin! For those unaware, Stir Up Sunday is the last Sunday before Advent – making for the ideal time to prepare your Christmas puddings, following the age-old tradition.

Dessert Week: Puddin’ You to the Test

Dessert Week: Puddin’ You to the Test

Not only do we Brits love desserts, but they’re definitely a worldwide passion. This sweet course is the grand finale of a main meal, rounding off the evening in sugar-coated style. The term ‘dessert’ is a little vague – practically anything sweet can be counted […]

National Cake AND Bramley Apple Pie Week!

National Cake AND Bramley Apple Pie Week!

We come bearing extra special news this week. Well, if you’ve been living in your own little baking bubble. The 3rd October to the 9th October marks National Cake Week – a celebration of the art of cake making. But this week doesn’t only acknowledge […]

Botanical Week: Baking Turned Botany

Botanical Week: Baking Turned Botany

Botanical baking – a combination you’d not expect to find together. Plant-based recipes are not unheard of, but often shied away from in the kitchen. It seems somewhat strange to incorporate flowers you find growing in gardens and parks into your baking – but they’re […]

Pastry Week: The Fight for Survival

Pastry Week: The Fight for Survival

Pastry: notoriously difficult to make, yet incredibly satisfying when all goes well. This week commemorates pastries, tarts, parcels and balls – all made from ever-so-versatile pastry. From choux pastry and puff pastry, to shortcrust pastry and filo pastry, we’ve really got a diverse mix of […]