How To

How To Make A Simple Buttercream

Tue, 28 Mar 2017

One of the most popular frostings for cakes and cupcakes, this buttercream is quick and easy to whip up, and you can flavour it in almost any way you like.   Ingredients: 225g/8oz unsalted butter, softened 500g/17½oz icing sugar 4 tbsp milk or cream 2 tsp vanilla extract ½ – 1 tsp salt Other flavourings: […]

Bunny Butt Cupcakes

Tue, 28 Mar 2017

Bunny Butt Cupcakes Kids are going to love making these cute bunny butt cupcakes! You can bake everything from scratch using our easy recipes, or use store bought cupcakes, cake and frosting for a fun baking activity. (Candymelts are the easiest to use for the feet and they come in a variety of colour. You […]

Keelings Strawberry Cheesecake

Thu, 16 Mar 2017

Keelings Strawberry Cheesecake  For the Base: 200g Digestive biscuits 75g butter, melted For the Filling: 10 Keelings strawberries, sliced 250g Keelings strawberries, hulled 100g icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 600g full fat cream cheese 275ml double cream For the Decorate: Keelings Strawberries, sliced Method: Line the bottom of a 20cm (8 inch) round […]

5 Weird Uses For Baking Soda

Fri, 10 Mar 2017

Ok so if you need to know the difference between baking soda and baking powder, click here if you missed it. Baking soda (aka bicarbonate of soda) is a staple in most households especially for home bakers. But we have picked our top 5 weird uses for baking soda: 5. Carpet Cleaner You can use […]

Keelings Pancakes 4 Ways

Fri, 24 Feb 2017

Get pancake ready with Keelings. Check out their easy to make family pancake recipes. For the perfect pancake batter: Ingredients: 125g self-raising flour 1 1/2 cups (375ml) buttermilk 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 40g butter for cooking Method: Place the flour in a large bowl and make a well in the centre. Add […]

How To Make Chicken Parmigiana

Mon, 02 Jan 2017

How To Make Chicken Parmigiana 2 chicken breasts, cut in half horizontally 2 eggs, beaten 100g gluten free breadcrumbs, from about 2-3 slices gf bread 75g fresh parmesan cheese, grated Olive oil for frying 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 400ml/14fl oz passata 1 tsp sugar salt and pepper to taste 2 large bunches fresh basil, […]

How To Make Royal Icing

Wed, 07 Dec 2016

How To Make Royal Icing This versatile icing can be used to decorate cookies or used to ice details on fondant covered cakes, or, can be used as frosting to cover an entire cake, especially nice at Christmas time on a rich fruit cake. If you have any concerns about using raw eggs, you can […]

Minty Hot Chocolate

Thu, 01 Dec 2016

Minty Hot Chocolate Something to warm your fingers and toes, a lovely hot mug of minty hot chocolate made with real chocolate, milk and crushed candy canes. Ingredients: 2-3 peppermint flavoured candy canes 500ml milk 80g good quality dark chocolate, grated Marshmallows and extra candy canes to serve Method: Place 2 or 3 candy canes […]

How To Make Christmas Fruitcake

Wed, 02 Nov 2016

Christmas Fruitcake This fruitcake recipe is perfect in every way. It’s packed full of flavour, and, you don’t need an electric mixer to make it. We recommend baking it at least six weeks in advance, feeding it with a bit of brandy every two weeks, so that the flavours develop. So, if you’re planning your […]

How to Carve a Pumpkin

Fri, 21 Oct 2016

Do you want to know how to carve a pumpkin? There’s no trick to carving a pumpkin, all you need are the right tools and it’ll be a real treat! What you’ll need: 1 large pumpkin 1 serrated knife Large strong spoon Large bowl Marker pen or paper template Various sized sharp knives for carving […]

How To Make A Pumpkin Cake

Mon, 17 Oct 2016

How to make a Halloween Pumpkin Cake Halloween is all about tricks or treats, but this cake is both trick and treat! This fun cake contains a trick, when you cut out a slice, a tasty treat is revealed because hidden inside is a stash of sweets. This cake does require a bit of time […]

How to make a Piñata Cake

Tue, 23 Aug 2016

Piñata Cake What could be better than a big cake? How about a big cake filled with chocolates or sweets? This fun cake is easy to make but so impressive! Try our recipe for a delicious vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream, or you can make this surprise-inside cake with your favourite sponge and frosting. For […]