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Mary’s Victoria Sponge – Technical Challenge

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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A Great British classic, the Victoria Sponge is the queen of cakes – and the centrepiece for any traditional afternoon tea worth its salt…

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The definitive guide to being a really, really good baker

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Baking is more than just cracking a few eggs, whisking up some flour and drizzling on some royal icing. There’s the meticulous oven watching, the mid-bake breakdowns, not to mention the soggy bottom dread and crippling fear you never turned the oven on in the first place.

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The Bake Off GIFs for every situation


Why use words when a Bake Off GIF can perfectly define your current mood? To prove that sometimes Bake Off says it better than we ever could, here’s a handy list of the many Bake Off GIFs, and how they directly apply to our lives…

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Nancy B’s Guide to the Perfect… Choux Pastry

Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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Sweet and flaky, topped with chocolate, or oozing with cream, elegant choux pâtisseries are a doddle with Nancy B’s top five baking tips…

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Paul’s Savarin – Technical Challenge

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Soaked in sweet syrup and often topped with fruit, the ring-shaped savarin is not your average sponge cake – it’s made with yeast for a start.

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