Christmas at the Little Wedding Shop: Coffee Cupcakes by Jane Linfoot

My partner always saves my books to read when we go away on holiday. And every year it’s the same. He’ll look up from reading my paperback, narrow his eyes, and say ‘actually, there are quite a few things in here I recognise…’ As a writer I can’t help weaving items from real life into the imaginary worlds I create. Invariably it’s my favourite things that pop up in my stories. And coffee cupcakes are a perfect example. The recipe came from my granny. I’m sure she would have given the Bake-off contestants a run for their money if she’d still been with us today. Of all the delicious cakes she made, her coffee and almond one was my all time favourite. I love the…

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Great British Bake Off Returns

Would you believe it? Bake Off is back already! And it’s gotten off to a great start…. It’s CAKE WEEK! Back are the cheeky innuendos, soggy bottoms, perfectly coordinated blazers and inevitable baking disasters… But with a new series comes the inevitable fear of whether you will ever be able to care about these contestants the way you did about the ones before (specifically Norman). For those that, like me, find it hard to follow the many new faces, here’s my identifiable memories of the various contestants: Ugne: Welcome to the Lithuanian bodybuilder who attempts to make baking look completely effortless… and pretty much pulls it off. She rightly came first in the technical challenge for her master sugar work and stellar whisking.   Matt:…

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Fancy a bit of cake?

Wow, you guys sent us some incredible cake photos last week – how great do these look!? The baking question last week also led to the discovery of this AMAZING GADGET. If anyone is looking to buy Katie from the Impulse team a present, look no further than a tin that ensures every bit of brownie has an edge to it… Tonight, the Bake Off contestants will be entering biscuit week and… you guessed it! We would LOVE to see your best biscuit recipes! Are you watching? Who’s your favourite to win so far?

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Calling all Bake Off fans!

Are you a fan of the Great British Bake Off? We want to see your best bakes! Please share photos of your best cake photos, recipes, cookbooks – we are super excited about the new series of Bake Off and want to talk cake all the time! Head over to chat to us on Facebook or Twitter or leave your cake baking comments below!

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