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    How to make Chocolate Stamp Decorations

    If you're looking for elegant ways to spruce up your cupcakes, then why not try your hand at these chocolate stamp toppers. The fun thing about them is they're quick to make, you can have different designs, and you can either leave them as they are or decorate them with sprays, colour or lustre...
  2. Angie

    How to make Cakesicles

    Cakesicles are the new trendy sweet treat that seem to be doing the rounds at the minute. Great for Weddings, Baby Showers, Mother's Day gifts, you name it Cakesicles fit the bill. What's a Cakesicle? (I hear you ask!) They're a new take on the original cake pop! Not only do they look cute...
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    Smashable Hearts with Mini Hammer Guide

    Yes! I've seen these beauties doing the rounds recently, so I thought I'd have a bash at making them (excuse the pun 😁). These geometric smashable hearts are hollow inside, which allows you to fill them with whatever you require. Rolos are a firm favourite, along with small candy sweets or...
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    Did I forget a Key step???

    Hello, I'm attempting to make peanut butter fudge for a work cookie/candy exchange. The recipe says to melt butter then add brown sugar and milk, bring to a boil for two min then remove from heat and add peanut butter, etc. Well, minor detail - I forgot to add the milk before I had it...
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    How to Make a Chocolate Cake Tutorial

    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...
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    Chocolate Lollipops Tutorial

    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...
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    Triple Chocolate Rocky Road Recipe and Guide

    Here is the recipe and guide on how to make Triple Chocolate Rocky Road Treats. This will make 2 x 8" square tins which are about an inch deep. All the chocolate used in this recipe is baking chocolate which can be found in the baking aisle at the supermarket. Ingredients: 250 grams / 9oz...
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    Sugar frosted fruit or flowers tutorial.

    How to make edible sugar-frosted flowers or fruits; you will need the following:- Ingredients/Materials:- Flowers: Primrose, Violet, Daisies or Daffodils - These are edible flowers; however, they may be better used as decorations rather than a food source. Fruit: Berries, Cherries...
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    Stock Syrup Recipe and Guide

    If you want to add extra moisture to your cakes, then you can do so by creating a stock/simple syrup. Here is a recipe and guide on how to make stock syrup for your pre-baked cakes. To make the stock syrup, you will need the following: Ingredients: 100 grams or 3.5 oz Granulated or Caster...
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    Dad's 25 year Saw blade tool cake.

    I have currently been working on my Dad's 25 years in business anniversary cake. I have taken lots of photo's as I have gone along and have been making tools and hammers etc. I did make a Saw but it broke this morning so I'm none too pleased however, I have now reverted back to my original...
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    How to make a Madeira cake using the All in one Method

    How to make a 9" Madeira cake using the all in one method. Preheat your oven to one of the following:- 160°C Electric Fan Assisted 180°C - 190°C Electric Regular Oven Gas Mark 2 320F Ingredients: 600 grams / 21 oz Plain Flour (All-purpose flour for USA) 3 Teaspoons Baking Powder 500 grams /...
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    HMB Guest Teaching Slot: Shirt Cake Decoration, Worsley College

    Tonight I will be returning to Worsley College to teach the students how to level, fill and cover a ready-made Madeira Cake, then decorate it and make it into the above shirt design. Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm Date: 14 May 2014 Location: Salford College For full details contact Salford College...
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    HMB Guest Slot: Cakes and Bakes, Salford College 30th April 2014

    Completed Today I will teaching the students how to recreate an inside cupcake surprise. These designs are very popular with revealing a baby's sex or as an added extra at a Baby Shower. They can be decorated on the top too with a Baby Shower theme. Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm For full details...
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    Creative Cakes and Bakes – 4 Week Baking Course

    Creative Cakes and Bakes Course Want to bake? Then come and join us on our 4-week baking course! Description: No experience is required, and we will be covering a range of different cakes, bakes and biscuit making throughout the course, allowing you to learn different baking techniques as we...
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    Rich Chocolate Brownie recipe and guide.

    Here is your guide on how to make the rich chocolate brownie. Preheat the oven to approximately: 170°C Fan assisted 190°C Normal Oven Gas Mark 3 338F 7" Square Greased Tin - For easy removal from the tin you may also line the tin with baking paper if you wish too. Ingredients 100g / 4oz...
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    Sugar Free Fruit Cake Recipe and guide.

    Recipe: 5 oz Chopped Dates (Buy ready to eat healthy dates not pre-chopped, they have added sugar) 7 oz Sultanas 7 oz Raisins 7 oz Currants 8 oz Plain White Flour 1 Teaspoonful Mixed Spice 1 Teaspoonful Baking Powder 4 oz Olive Spread 2 medium size Free-range eggs ½ Pint Semi Skinned Milk...
  17. Angie

    Flapjacks recipe.

    Flapjacks:- Recipe and guide on how to make plain or chocolate flapjacks. Preheat your oven to: 180°C Fan assisted 200°C Normal oven Gas mark 4 356F Ingredients: 150 grams porridge oats. 75 grams block butter. 100 grams demerara sugar. 2 tablespoons of syrup. 7-inch square tin - Greased...
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    Mince Pies & Home Made Sweets - Salford College - Manchester (20/11/13)

    (Places for this course are to be purchased via Salford College). Wednesday 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm - As part of the Festive Creations and Cake Decoration 10 Week Course This week we will be making mouth-watering Mince Pies using homemade mincemeat: freshly made pastry and a range of homemade...
  19. Angie

    Banana Loaf Recipe and Guide

    Banana Loaf Recipe - Preheat your oven to one of the following: 150° - 160° fan assisted 170° - 180° 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 (Brown Skin and slightly soft if possible) -...
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    Chocolate Macaroons Recipe

    Here are your recipe and guide on how to make chocolate macaroons. Preheat the oven to: 200°C Conventional Oven 180°C Fan Oven Gas mark 4 Ingredients 75g/2.5 oz Plain Cooking Chocolate 125g / 4 oz ground almonds 125g / 4 oz caster sugar ¼ teaspoon of Almond essence 1 tablespoon cocoa powder...
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