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Various cakes, bakes, biscuits and edible toppers with a step by step guide and pictures...
Here is a tutorial showing you how to make Glacé Icing. This recipe will cover approximately 12 cupcakes. Note: In the illustration and pictures below, I have used teaspoons. This is because I used a small amount of icing sugar and water to recreate the Glacé Icing. If you use the below 180 grams recipe, please ensure you use a mixing bowl and Tablespoons of warm water. Ingredients/Equipment 180 grams / 6.5 oz - Icing Sugar/Confectioner's Sugar 5 - 6 Tablespoons of Warm Water Mixing Bowl Sieve Spoon Measuring Spoons - (Optional) Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl. Add two tablespoons of warm water to the icing sugar. Mix using a spoon. This will start to create a paste. Keep adding the warm water in stages...
Here is a Shortbread Biscuit Tutorial showing a step by step guide on how to make delicious buttery biscuits. Preheat your oven to one of the following temps: Fan assisted: 180°C Conventional Oven 190°C- 200°C Gas Mark 4 Fahrenheit - 356F Ingredients: 125 Grams Unsalted Butter 60 Grams Caster Sugar 190 Grams Plain Four Optional: Icing Sugar or Additional Caster Sugar for dusting/sprinkling. Method: 1. Weigh out 125 grams of softened butter and then place into a mixing bowl. 2. Now weigh the 60 grams of caster sugar and place into the mixing bowl. 3. Using a handheld whisk cream the butter and sugar together until they have combined. 4. Now sieve the flour into the mixing bowl in stages, and mix together using a...
Here is a step by step tutorial on how to make Cheese and Chilli Scones. Preheat your oven to one of the following:- Fan Assisted 220°C Conventional Oven 230-240°C Gas Mark 7 Fahrenheit 425 Ingredients: 225 Grams or 8oz Self Raising Flour Pinch Himalayan Pink Salt - Regular Salt is also fine. 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 1 Teaspoon Mustard Powder Sprinkle Cayenne Chilli Pepper 40 Grams or 1.5 oz Margarine - You may substitute with butter. 150 ml Milk - I used Semi-Skimmed 50 Grams or 1.8oz Finely Grated or Blended Cheese. Method: 1. Weigh out the flour and sieve it into a mixing bowl. 2. Measure out 1 teaspoon of baking powder and sieve into the bowl. 3. Measure out the mustard powder and sift that into the mixing bowl too...
Here are some quick no-bake lollipop treats you can make with the kids. You will need: Around 100 - 200 grams or 3.5 - 7 oz of baking chocolate. (Depending on how many lollipops you are making). Character or shaped moulds. Lollipop Sticks Jug Spatula 1. Break up your baking chocolate into a jug. 2. Place it in the microwave and melt on high heat in 30-second intervals, checking each time to see if your chocolate has melted fully. Mine took about 55 seconds. 3. Once melted remove from the microwave and stir the chocolate with a spatula to dissolve any little lumps that remain. Tip: Be careful the jug may be hot. 4. Place your lollipop sticks in the slot in the mould like so. 5. Now pour the melted chocolate into each...
If your bananas are yellow and green and you need to ripen them quickly for a Banana Loaf, then you will need to do the following. 1. Heat the oven to 150°C, Gas Mark 2 or 300F. 2. Place the whole bananas, including their skin onto a lined baking tray in the middle of the oven. 3. Bake them for approximately 20-30 mins or until they turn black and are very soft to the touch. (A lined tray is used in case the banana skin splits whilst baking). I baked mine for approximately 23 mins. 4. Once fully black remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes. The bananas will then be fully ripened and ready for you to use. 5. You can then snip off the end of the banana skin with scissors and squeeze out the gooey ripened banana...
How to make a banana loaf step by step tutorial. Banana Loaf Recipe - Preheat your oven to one of the following: 150°C - 160°C fan assisted 170°C - 180°C degrees conventional oven Gas Mark 4 320F Ingredients 100g / 3.5oz Butter 125g / 4.4 oz Soft Brown Sugar 2 Medium Eggs 3 Ripe Medium Sized Bananas (Fully brown skin and slightly soft if possible)** 200g / 7oz Plain Flour 1 Tablespoon of Baking Powder 1 Pinch of Salt ½ Teaspoon of Nutmeg 50g / 1.7oz Ground or Flaked Almonds **I have pre-baked my bananas to make them ripe as per the below picture, therefore please also see 'How to ripen your bananas quickly' if you wish to do this. Method: 1. Weigh out your butter and sugar and then place them in a mixing bowl and whisk...
How to make a Bakewell Tart - 9-Inch Preheat your oven to one of the following:- Fan Assisted 175°C Conventional Oven 190°C Gas Mark 3 Fahrenheit 347 Ingredients:- Base: 250 grams or 9 oz Plain Flour 125 grams or 4.5 oz Butter 1 teaspoon of Sugar 1 Egg Yolk 2 tablespoons (30ml) Water. Large flan dish Filling: Half to two-thirds of a jar of Strawberry Jam. Topping: 100 grams or 3.5oz Butter (Unsalted) 100 grams or 3.5oz Sugar 2 egg Yolks 50 grams or 1.7 oz Ground Almonds 1 Teaspoon of Almond Essence 50 Grams or 1.7oz Self Raising Flour 2 Egg Whites Method: Stage one making the pastry base:- 1. To make the pastry base of the Bakewell weigh out the 250 grams of plain flour, 125 grams of unsalted butter and 1 teaspoon of...
A tutorial on how to make mixed berry smoothies. Ingredients: Natural 0% Fat Yoghurt - (Yogurt for the US) Frozen Mixed Fruit Frozen Cherries 100ml Milk - Optional ½ - 1 Tablespoon Honey Equipment: You will need a smoothie maker or blender; I make mine using a Nutri Ninja. WARNING - MAKE SURE if you are using a blender to be extremely CAREFUL with the blades and ensure that if you are blending frozen fruit or ice your blender or smoothie maker can actually chop it up. I made this mistake with my smoothie to go maker, and I obliterated the motor because it couldn't chop frozen fruit! So please check before making. Method: 1. Remove your blend cup from its slot, leaving just the base. 2. Place around 200ml yoghurt into your...
Here is a step by step guide showing you how to make Madeleine's. Preheat the oven to one of the following: 190°C Fan Assisted 200-210°C Regular Oven Gas Mark 5 375F Ingredients: 140 grams Unsalted Butter 140 grams / 5 oz Caster Sugar 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Essence (or essence of your choice, I used Sicilian Lemon) 3 Medium Eggs Plus 1 Extra Yolk 140 grams / 5oz Plain Flour 1 teaspoon of baking powder Icing Sugar for dusting (optional) You will also need a greasing agent for the tin, be it vegetable oil, butter or cake release. Method: 1.Grease your Madeleine tin. 2. Weigh out your butter, place in a pan, then melt the butter on the hob or alternatively place in a microwavable dish and melt in the microwave. 3. Once...
Here is a step by step guide on how to make Chocolate Apples with Sprinkles. Ingredients: 250 grams - 300 grams Baking Chocolate 65 grams or 1 Tub Hundreds and Thousands Sprinkles. 6 Small Apples - Note: Please ensure you clean your apples first by rinsing them under the tap and then drying them with kitchen towel. Wooden skewers or lollipop sticks. Your apples will be slightly bigger than a medium-sized egg. 1. Take your clean apple and remove the stalk by holding it between your thumb and index finger whilst rotating the apple at the same time. The stalk will snap off into your fingers. 2. Now take a skewer and insert it into the base of the apple, push it about halfway into the apple. 3. Now break up about 250...
Here is a step by step tutorial with pictures showing you how to make Orange and Almond Cake. Preheat the oven: 150°C Fan Assisted 170-180°C Conventional Oven Gas Mark 2 302F Ingredients: 3 Medium Eggs 200g / 7oz Caster sugar 200g / 7oz Ground Almonds 25g / 0.8oz of Plain flour Teaspoon of Baking Powder A Big Orange Almond Extract Bake Easy/Oil for greasing your tin. Method:- 1. Weigh out the caster sugar and place it in the mixing bowl. 2. Now crack the eggs, place them in the bowl with the caster sugar and whisk together. 3. Whilst you are whisking, you will notice the ingredients going lighter in colour. 4. Once the eggs have been mixed with the sugar, fold in the almonds with a spatula. 5. Weigh out...
Here is a step by step tutorial showing you how to make a beautiful chocolate cake. Preheat your oven to one of the following: Fan assisted: 150°C Regular oven: 170 - 180°C Gas Mark: 1 - 2 Fahrenheit: 302 Ingredients: 200 grams or 7 oz of granulated sugar 200 grams or 7 oz unsalted butter or margarine 4 medium-sized eggs 175 grams or 6 oz self-raising flour 25 grams or 1 oz Cocoa powder. I use a 6-inch tin that is 3 inches deep; however, this could be used to make a 7 or 8-inch cake with a smaller depth. If you use a wider and thinner tin reduce the baking time by around 15 minutes, as thinner cakes take less time to bake. Method: 1. Weigh out your margarine or butter and sugar and place in a mixing bowl. 2. Mix them...
Here is a recipe guide and pictures to show you how to make Treacle Toffee Apples and Lollipops. Caution this is a hot mix and may burn or scald. Ingredients: 475 grams / 17 oz Brown Sugar 225 grams / 8 oz Unsalted Butter 115 grams / 4 oz Golden Syrup 100 grams / 3.5 oz Black Treacle ½ Teaspoon Vinegar 60 ml or ⅛ Pint Water 200 grams / ½ a can of condensed milk 1. Place all the above ingredients into a large pan. 2. Turn the hob on to a high setting. (For safety warm the pan on the back burners so that the ingredients do not spit onto your skin). 3. Stir the ingredients with a wooden spoon until dissolved, boil the liquid for approx 5 minutes. 4. To test if the treacle is done place cold water into a sandwich tin or bowl and...

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