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National Cupcake Week!

National Cupcake Week!

With fluffy sponges and creamy frosting, who can resist a scrummy cupcake! Bakers aprons on, whisks at the ready – it’s time to get our bake on to celebrate the return of National Cupcake Week! To equip you with the skills, recipes and tools you […]

International Chocolate Day!

International Chocolate Day!

Indulging in your favourite chocolate delight comes guilt free today as its… International Chocolate Day!

It’s Biscuit Week!

It’s Biscuit Week!

Biscuit dunker’s of Britain! It’s nearly time to kick-back on the sofa for the next slice of the GBBO and tonight’s episode is all about our favourite cuppa accompaniment – Biscuits!

Meet Mark Tilling

Meet Mark Tilling

Mark Tilling, UK Chocolate Master 2006-2010, is Squires Kitchen’s Master Chocolatier and resident tutor. Mark has worked as a pastry chef at top hotels including The Lanesborough, Lainston House Hotel, Hotel du Vin and Le Pave d’Auge in Normandy, France, which boasts a Michelin star. […]

Indian Inlaid Cake

Indian Inlaid Cake

This beautiful cake has the look of sari fabric and is created using an inlaid design. Perfect for a summer celebration, this cake is sure to stand out and wow the crowd.

Rose Cascade Cake

Rose Cascade Cake

Make a showstopper with this elegant rose cascade cake. Using the amazing ‘easiest rose cutter’ from FMM, this project is surprisingly simple to craft yet creates a huge impression for a party or celebration.

Toy Train Cake

Toy Train Cake

All aboard this magical toy train for an introduction on the techniques required to build up a simple sugar landscape and create a gorgeous treat a young one is going to love. This adorable children’s birthday cake also develops the skills you need for cake-decorating; simply cut-out […]

Snowman Cake Pops

Snowman Cake Pops

For a quick bake this festive season, these snowmen are perfect. Ideal for getting the little ones involved in the kitchen, these Christmas cake pops are fun to make, look impressive and are quick and easy to create.

Sugarpaste Penguin

Sugarpaste Penguin

Learn how to make these adorable penguins out of sugarpaste to adorn your festive bakes and turn any Christmas cake creation into something extra special.

Circus Clown Cake Topper

Circus Clown Cake Topper

Perfect for children’s birthday parties, this colourful clown is the ideal cake topper for a circus themed celebration. Made entirely out of sugarpaste, this clown looks good, tastes great and is surprisingly easy to do! Rosie Cake-Diva is the first of our guest experts for […]

Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin Cake

Ideal for a tasty treat at Hallowe’en or for a beautiful centrepiece for a harvest festival celebration, this carved pumpkin cake looks impressive and tastes devilishly good! The unique airbrushing technique gives the bake a truly realistic feel, while the carved pattern allows you to […]

Cake Academy

Cake Academy

Love cake? Then you’re in for a sweet treat! Tune into Create and Craft TV every Sunday from 18th October at 5pm for our new cake masterclass where you can learn a different technique every week. Each week, experts will coach you on everything you […]

GBBO Special Launch Recipe: Raspberry, Redcurrant & Rose Sponge

GBBO Special Launch Recipe: Raspberry, Redcurrant & Rose Sponge

With the imminent launch of the Great British Bake Off series 6, we have treated you to a fantastic recipe to whet your appetite. Bake up this sweet treat for all the family as you settle down to watch the fresh batch of bakers compete for […]

Mini Christening Cupcakes

Mini Christening Cupcakes

Whether you have a newborn arriving in the family, a young baby is getting Christened or a child’s first birthday, these gorgeous cakes are ideal. They look cute, taste delicious and can be adapted to give your own unique touch.

Raspberry Rose Cake

Raspberry Rose Cake

Perfect for a summer celebration, this gorgeous cake infuses raspberry and rose buttercream with a fabulous floral decoration that will sure to impress and take centre stage at any party.