Follow the steps below for the perfect stout-spiked cake, then finish off with shiny white sour-cream icing for the full Guinness effect. Cheers! INGREDIENTS 100g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 75g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids) 200ml Guinness, plus extra for the icing 200g plain flour 20g cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 Read the full article…
Take a look at the Christmas bakes below, or visit the Festive hub to discover our full collection of tasty Christmas puds, mains, starters, sides and more. Chocolate cake Everyone needs a simple chocolate cake recipe and this one will guarantee great results in next to no time. Gennaro’s Christmas chocolate puddings Gennaro Read the full article…
Why save the joy of baking for the weekend when you can whip up something amazing in less than 30 minutes?
Flour is an invaluable ingredient with so many uses in the kitchen. It’s essential for everything from sponge cakes to flaky pastry, golden batters or for thickening sauces. Different flours behave in different ways, so here’s our guide for getting the most from your flour.
Chocolate cake is an old-school classic that everyone should have a go at. Super-light sponge decorated simply with cream and seasonal fruit, this version is an epic – but easy – bake that always hits the spot. Here we’ve rounded up our top tips for the perfect chocolate cake, ready for the next time you need a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
If you’re concerned that a healthy lifestyle and a baking habit don’t go hand in hand, think again. Enjoy your bakes guilt-free with these simple swaps.
The best advice for incredible baking this festive season, even if you haven’t been organised enough to bake your cake months in advance.
To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Marguerite Patten’s birth, Jamie shares his memories of Britain’s much-loved food writer, TV presenter and national treasure.
Making your own Christmas pudding and mincemeat means you can get the recipe just as you like it. Here’s what we think makes the perfect Christmas pudding