Cakes

  • Best of British: top UK baking locations

    Foodies all over the nation are delighted at the return of the Great British Bake Off, now gracing our screens every Wednesday evening on BBC1. In celebration –and to recognise...

  • The best celebrity birthday cakes

    From Angelina Jolie's Maleficent themed birthday cake to Pharrell Williams' culinary hamburger-shaped masterpiece, celebrities have certainly celebrated their special days in style. HELLO! Online takes a look at some of...

  • Home made cherry and almond cake recipe

    IngredientsServes 8 100g Butter 175g Caster Sugar 2tsp Almond Essence 3 Eggs – beaten 75g Flaked Almonds 1 Lemon – Grated Rind 100g Plain Flour 100g Self-raising Flour 200g Cocktail...

  • Gluten free cherry bakewell cake recipe

    Serves: 8-12 Preparation time: 15 minutes Baking time: 30 minutesEquipmentx2 Pyrex Asimetria cake pans (20cm)Non-stick baking parchment Spatula Palette knife Sieve Pyrex 1 litre mixing bowl Electric hand whisk or...

  • Great British Bake Off: 10 cake recipes

    As baker hopefuls on-screen get ready to make cakes on the first episode of the fifth series of Great British Bake Off, HELLO! Online has leafed through the sweetest cookbooks...

  • Best of: Valentine's Day cakes

    Say I love you with our top pick of cakes, cupcakes, biscuits and chocolates this Valentine's Day. We've been all around London at the capital's best bakeries – The Hummingbird...
  • Heart's desire cake

    IngredientsFor the heart cakeDr. Oetker Cake Release Spray125g (4 ½ oz) baking margarine, softened125g (4 ½ oz) caster sugar2 medium eggs200g (7oz) plain flour10ml (2 tsp) Dr. Oetker Baking PowderDr...
  • Heart-shaped chocolate Valentine's cake

    Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 60 minutesServes: 2IngredientsCake100g butter, softened100g caster sugar4 medium happy eggs80g self raising flour30g cocoa powderIcing50g butter50g 72% cooking Chocolate20g cocoa powder250g icing SugarMethodCake Mix the...
  • Strawberry and champagne cupcakes

    Ingredients225g unsalted butter, softened225g caster sugarA pinch of saltSeeds of 1 vanilla pod or 1 tbsp vanilla extract4 medium eggs225g self-raising flour60ml Champagne syrupAbout 250g Peggy’s Strawberry & Champagne Jam...
  • Top ten Christmas cake recipes

    Get the oven gloves out and the cake tin ready because we have top ten Christmas cake recipes that will get your baking shoes on – see the photo gallery...
  • Farmyard cupcakes

    Makes 12 cupcakesYou will need pink and white casesIngredients125g self-raising flour125g caster sugar125g soft unsalted butter2 large eggs½ teaspoon vanilla extract2 tablespoons milkFor the buttercream125g softened butter250g icing sugar1/2 tsp...
  • Crunchy chocolate sweetie nests

    Cute little nests filled with sweet treat chocolate beans for the prettiest of party food – they will disappear as fast as they are made!Makes: 14-16Preparation time: 20 minutes +...