Mary berry celebration cake recipes

MEET MARY BERRY FOR AFTERNOON TEA!

MEET MARY BERRY FOR AFTERNOON TEA!

The BBC Good Food Bakes And Cakes Show is drawing closer and today they have released details of a fantastic competition where you could win the chance to have afternoon tea with the legend that it Queen Mary Berry Of Cake
mary berry's perfect victoria sandwich

mary berry's perfect victoria sandwich

I used a offset spatula to spread strawberry jam on the first layer of the cake. This was not the first Victoria Sponge cake I have made, but I am pretty sure this is the end of my search for the perfect Victoria Sponge
Win the chance to meet Mary Berry at Afternoon Tea!

Win the chance to meet Mary Berry at Afternoon Tea!

To celebrate the first ever BBC Good Food Bakes & Cakes Showsponsored by Lexus, the organisers are launching a Show Competition, giving visitors the chance to meet the Queen of Baking Mary Berry at a delicious Afternoon Tea
Welsh Cakes with a Sew White Twist

Welsh Cakes with a Sew White Twist

To celebrate St David’s Day I made decided to try making something I never had before – Welsh cakes. I really loved making something that was a mix of a biscuit and cake that took minutes and didn’t need an oven
Cakes & Bakes: Chocolate profiteroles

Cakes & Bakes: Chocolate profiteroles

In celebration, I thought I’d make a Mary Berry recipe. I was planning to make the frosted walnut layer cake that featured in last week’s opening episode, but Justin asked for profiteroles
Classic Madeira Cake

Classic Madeira Cake

A few weeks before the birthday party I did a practice run of the cake to get to grips with using fondant icing and the recipe I’d tried out – Mary Berry’s Madeira Cake – went down so well with everyone there was no question that I’d be using it for the real thing
Light chocolate cake...

Light chocolate cake...

After some look through the Internet, BBC website in particular, I've found what I was looking for - chocolate cake by Mary Berry
Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

And the winner of the LOVELY book, Mary Berry’s Ultimate Cake Book, goes to……….  Vanessa from Cakes and Teacups for her LOVELY Black Forest Gateau, as this was the FIRST time she has ever attempted anything like this, and she will really benefit from the Mary Bery book as a novice cake maker, plus, her Black Forest Gateau was GORGEOUS
Brandy Soaked Christmas Cake (Iced)

Brandy Soaked Christmas Cake (Iced)

* Recipe from Mary Berry. Merry Christmas everyone, have a joyful and safe celebration. I’m feeling pretty pleased with myself right now, I’ve managed to have my Christmas cake all iced and ready to be devoured a good few days before Christmas day
Me and Mine March and Our Easter Celebrations

Me and Mine March and Our Easter Celebrations

I'm not exactly Mary Berry so this is a pretty stressful experience for me. Today (31st) is also Noah's 1st birthday - so as you read this we will most likely be in mid-cake smash or in the middle of the tea party I have planned for him to celebrate the day with his cousins - I also spent last night making his birthday cake myself
Victoria Sandwich

Victoria Sandwich

I read the other day in The Kitchen Magpie by James Steen that Mary Berry’s favourite cake is Victoria Sponge – well now it’s my husband’s too, he was absolutely over the moon with it (its lovely hearing your husband singing your praises to someone over the phone)
scone

scone

L to R - Paul Hollywood, Delia Smith, Mary Berry. There are many categories in this years show, from the classic Victoria Sponge to the more avant-garde Celebration Cake and as you know i've had my hits and my misses in the past but there's one category that stands out amongst all others as the challenge to really separate the housewife from the food blogger and that, my good friends, is the humble scone