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Chocolate and Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Cupcakes have been getting a bad press lately. Ruby Tandoh, Guardian columnistand finalist of last year’s Great British Bake Off, showed her feelings clearly, when she posted a picture on Twitter of a poor, unsuspecting cupcake moments after she had smashed it to smithereens with a hammer
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DIY SOS - tips for choosing and making your own wedding cake.

DIY SOS - tips for choosing and making your own wedding cake.

Victoria's Cake Boutique's top tips for a smooth icing finish. The things that people often DIY are table decorations, flowers, photography and the cake
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Milk & Sugar - "We'll Always Have Paris" afternoon tea pop-up

Milk & Sugar - "We'll Always Have Paris" afternoon tea pop-up

Hello from Milk & Sugar, aka Victoria Glass (that's me. ) and Milli Taylor, of Milli's Kitchen,. We are hosting our third afternoon tea pop-up this weekend in London with a Parisian themed menu
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Aging always feels better with cake - 30th Birthday Cake.

Aging always feels better with cake - 30th Birthday Cake.

Granted, there are always people who can't come, but that's OK, it just means more celebrations are to be had with them at another time, and more cake can be eaten
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Great British Afternoon Tea

Great British Afternoon Tea

delights as Bakewell tart, gin & tonic cake and Eton Mess éclairs. Victoria Glass founded Victoria's Cake Boutique in 2008 and is the author of three cook books, Boutique Wedding Cakes, Deliciously Vintage and Baking Mash-Up (with a fourth, Boozy Shakes, out early next year)
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Lemon and Poppy Seed Cupcakes

Lemon and Poppy Seed Cupcakes

If you’re anything like me, in order to cope with the sense of doom created from imaginary homework, you’ll need plenty of cake
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Great British Bake Off, Episode 4

Great British Bake Off, Episode 4

Sue declared at the beginning of the show that a torte is a wheat flour-free cake, which is indeed all right and correct, but then bafflingly she went on to say (GBBO researchers, I need a word) that a torte must be multilayered and filled with jam, mousse or cream
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Great British Bake Off, Episode 7

Great British Bake Off, Episode 7

A panicked Ryan made sultana and raisin lardy cakes. Mary thought her loaf was too "cakey" but it had a "lovely flavour and icing"
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Gluten-free New York Cheesecake

Gluten-free New York Cheesecake

Smooth, creamy and rich, New York cheesecake ticks all the right boxes for a deliciously indulgent dessert
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Great British Bake Off, Episode One

Great British Bake Off, Episode One

He is already one of my favourites and I was delighted to see him hold his nerve when the judges raised their collective eyebrows at the idea of putting parsnip in a cake
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Great British Bake Off, Episode 2

Great British Bake Off, Episode 2

Jolly vicar's wife, Sarah-Jane, impressed Hollywood with her beer oatcakes. I must admit to feeling rather crestfallen that they didn't have to hide some bread inside some other bread, à la the show stopper cake from last week
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Christmas Cake

Christmas Cake

Many of you will have made your Christmas cake in October or, more frighteningly organised still, September, but I feel now is the ideal time to make it
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Great British Bake Off, Episode 8

Great British Bake Off, Episode 8

You'll only create suspicion and distrust, no matter how good your crackers and cakes might be. Tunnock's Chocolate teacakesAfter a short interlude about scallop-shaped Aberffraw biscuits from Anglesea, it was time for the technical challenge
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Hazelnut Gateau l'Opera

Hazelnut Gateau l'Opera

This indulgent French dessert cake is the perfect celebration fare, whether you have a reason to party or not
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If I'd known you were coming, I'd have baked a cake.

If I'd known you were coming, I'd have baked a cake.

Too often the flavour ends up so soapy I feel more inclined to spritz it on my wrist, than stick it in my cake hole
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Great British Bake Off, Episode 3

Great British Bake Off, Episode 3

I must admit, I was surprised when cake week used a Hollywood recipe for the technical challenge, but what does Mary Berry, author of over 70 cookbooks (mostly about baking), know about cake
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Banoffee Cake. For Grandad, we miss the laughter.

Banoffee Cake. For Grandad, we miss the laughter.

In fact his love of cakes, puddings and all things sweet helped to establish a long-cherished tradition in my family
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Sticky toffee cake

Sticky toffee cake

Based on the most perfect British winter dessert - the sticky toffee pudding - this cake is basically an up yours to the January detox