Hiya, Me again, been asked to make a 60th birthday cake, was wondering can I add buttermilk to a Victoria sponge cake recipe? Want it to be moist, I'm doing the 6x3 inch recipe, if you could let me know how much I would need to add?
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Hello , I’m doing some baking for a friend who runs an retail outlet. Can anyone please help with a recipe for a fruit cake using a liner in a 2lb loaf tin. Please can I ask for tried and tested recipes only, I want the cake to be “light & soft” if you know what I mean. Thanks
If you have friends coming over and you'd like to give them a little sweet treat, then why not give them some of these chocolate chip cookies! Filled with dark choc chips, a hint of vanilla, warm caramel undertones and a slightly crisp yet doughy like texture, what's not to love about them...
Hello everyone, I wonder if anyone can help me....please!! Back in the 1970s I used to make a cake called Tipsy Ring. My daughter has asked me to make it for her 50th birthday this year but I lost the recipe years ago. I have searched and searched the Internet but no luck. It was a fairly simple...
Hi, I was so glad to find this site, first time posting. This baker was featured in Better Homes and Garden magazine and I tried her flourless brownie recipe you can find her: ChocolateforBasil.com. The flavor was amazing! You swirl 3 kinds of nut butter in the batter. But the brownies came out...
Hi! I found this really cool looking pound cake, and I want to make it for my friend's birthday. The recipe I found says to simply use the Betty Crocker Pound Cake box mix. The thing is my friend has several diseases, which means he can't eat certain things, Gluten and Nightshade being some of...
If you wish to avoid a recipe for disaster and want to maintain excellent standards in the kitchen, then be sure to run through this quick list of tips to avoid problems and ensure that you bake safe.
Coughs and Sneezes
If you have any general feelings of being unwell, then you should steer...
Here is a step by step guide on how to make Snickerdoodles, the soft cinnamon treat. This recipe will make approx 15 Snickertreats which are best eaten on the day they're made. They are delicious, slightly warm and with a pot of tea.
Tip: Remove the butter from the fridge approximately 30...
When a recipe requires you to use cold butter, then try these handy tips.
Take the butter straight from the fridge and grate it using a cheese grater.
Not only will it remain ice cold, but it will be much easier to work with and create your desired results.
This is grate (see...
Here are the recipe and guide on how to make strawberry milkshake buttercream. This recipe will allow you to fill a 7 inch round cake, or around 6-8 cupcakes depending on how much of the buttercream you use.
You may wish to double up the recipe if you are trying to cover and fill the cake...
Here is a small guide on how to make same sized even level top cupcakes.
1 Use an ice cream scoop to measure out your batter, thus ensuring that your cupcakes are the same size across the board. I usually add one level scoop of batter to each cupcake case.
2 Only fill your cupcake...
Here are your recipe and guide on how to make beautiful pancakes on this Shrove Tuesday.
100 grams of Plain Flour
1 Pinch of Salt
3 Medium Eggs
Oil for Pan.
Electric Whisk or Food Processor
1. These pancakes are made...
If I follow a recipe I have no issue. When I try to change it or make my own recipe it deflates while cooling. Can you help figure out why and how to avoid?
Recipe I made up last night:
3 egg whites whipped
3 egg yolks
1 1/2 cup whipping cream (non dairy)
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp baking powder
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
200 grams or 7 oz of granulated sugar
200 grams or 7 oz unsalted butter or...
Here is a step by step guide with pictures showing you how to make Apple Crumble Cupcakes
Preheat the oven to one of the following:
180°C Fan Assisted
190-200°C Regular Oven
Gas Mark 4
Tip: Remove your butter from the fridge at least 30 minutes before starting this recipe. ;)
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.
250 grams / 9oz...
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:
100 grams or 3.5 oz Granulated or Caster...