Tag : cake

Have your cake and eat it with the Baking Society

2 years ago / 0 comments

Do you love cakes? Especially free cakes? Then you should have attended the Baking Society GIAG on the 18th of October. We sampled an array of different treats, lovingly baked by the committee members. We were spoilt with a range of yummy goodies, including: ginger and lime cake, chocolate chip … Read More

Courgette and Lemon Cake: Recipe adapted from BBC Good Food

3 years ago / 0 comments

Have no fear, this cake doesn’t taste slightly like courgettes; instead, like carrot in carrot cake, the courgette keeps the cake moist and adds a lovely green tinge to the sponge. Ingredients: 250g very soft unsalted butter 3 lemons (4 if you want a lemon drizzle topping instead of cream … Read More

The Great British Bake-Off: Baking Porn for Brain and Belly

3 years ago / 0 comments

Memo to self: have cake on standby whilst watching the Great British Bake Off. Every time I watch it my mouth inevitably waters and I have to make do with whatever spongey substitute I can find in the kitchen. An avid baker myself, being faced with the mediocrity that lies … Read More

Ilkley Film Festival – they’ve got everything

4 years ago / 0 comments

It’s Ilkley Film Festival’s second ever year, and they’re really not doing too badly considering how new to the game they are. They’ve managed to get pretty much everything currently in cinemas into the mere four days of the festival; the lengthy program includes films of high critical acclaim such … Read More

Divine Chocolate Mousse Cakes

4 years ago / 0 comments

Layering velvety mousse over rich, moist chocolate cake, there is no better way to indulge yourself this weekend. Ingredients Cake 3 large eggs 110g unsalted butter, diced 170g dark chocolate 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1⁄4 teaspoon cream of tartar 65g granulated white sugar Chocolate Mousse 90g chocolate (same warning as … Read More

Food | Fresh Slice – Great British Bake Off Special

4 years ago / 0 comments

Whisks at the ready. Ovens on. The Great British Bake Off is back for a fifth series. Over ten, tense weeks, twelve contestants will pipe, glaze and of course bake, all under the icy-blue gaze of Paul Hollywood. To keep yourself busy until tonight, why not have a go at … Read More

News | Leeds uni launches bake off

5 years ago / 0 comments

You’ve seen Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood in the hit TV show but now ‘The Great Leeds University Bake Off’ is coming to the Union. Competitors working either individually, or in pairs, will be told the baking challenges on March 3, 10 and 17. Their baking creations will then be … Read More

Blogs | Let Them Eat Cake

5 years ago / 0 comments

This week saw much loved BBC Two big-hitter Great British Bake Off come to a sugar coated, multi tiered end which saw potential candidate for loveliest woman on the planet, Frances Quinn, take the much coveted GBBO engraved cake stand and title. Many of the shows followers will agree that … Read More