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Cake tins: a basic guide for bakers

Cake tins: a basic guide for bakers

Let's talk tins! Baking tins come in all shapes and sizes, so in order for your bakes to turn out perfectly, preparation and correct sizing is key....
Top tips for stress-free Christmas baking

Top tips for stress-free Christmas baking

‘Tis the season to dust off your festive cookie cutters and bring your favourite bakes and desserts to the table. To help make this season less str...
Cake storage tips

Cake storage tips

When properly stored, cakes keep well in the kitchen cupboard, fridge or freezer, but how well they keep will depend on a number of factors. Here a...
Cupcake problems and how to fix them

Cupcake problems and how to fix them

Ever had your cupcake recipe turn out a flop? Peeling cases, sinking sponges and overflowing mixtures are just some of the cupcake baking problems ...
Cupcake and cake frosting problems solved

Cupcake and cake frosting problems solved

Sometimes cupcake frosting can go wrong. It can turn runny, go lumpy or split (gulp!). Luckily, with a little know-how you can turn your frosting n...
Top twelve sponge cake problems and how to fix them

Top twelve sponge cake problems and how to fix them

We’ve got 99 problems but a sponge ain’t one! Here's how to troubleshoot a troublesome sponge cake. Dry This could be due to the ingredients or the...
10 tips for decorating cakes with sugarpaste icing

10 tips for decorating cakes with sugarpaste icing

Sugarpaste icing is a great way to add flair and fun details to your cakes with sugarpaste modelling. This sweet fondant is a sort of edible sugar ...
How to bake the perfect brownie

How to bake the perfect brownie

Fudgy, chocolatey and with a shiny crisp top; no one can resist a tray of brownies fresh from the oven. Follow our guide to help you bake your best...
Baking with substitutions

Baking with substitutions

If you’re baking with substituted ingredients, here are a few of our tips so you can carry on baking. We’ll start by saying we generally don’t reco...
How to make your cupcakes/cookies the same size

How to make your cupcakes/cookies the same size

There’s nothing more satisfying than a tray of cupcakes all neatly risen to the same level or a stack of cookies all in perfect matching rounds. Ho...
How to measure ingredients when baking

How to measure ingredients when baking

Baking is a science, so getting all your ingredients measured out properly will ensure your bakes turn out just as the recipe intended. Follow thes...
A history of the cupcake

A history of the cupcake

Where did the cupcake craze come from? As an American bakery in London, it’s our duty to share a little history behind our all-time favourite bake:...