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Bonfire Night Bakes

Happy Bonfire Night Day! Is that a thing? Let’s make it a thing. Bonfire night is all about things warming and stodgy and sweet and sticky, and we have the perfect syrupy bake for you – perfect with a bowl of steaming hot custard after bangers and mash! This is a recipe I have been making for years and is perfect for this time of  ...

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SPOOKY BAKES

As Halloween fast approaches and talk turns to Pumpkin Spiced lattes, chunky scarves and what fancy-dress costume to choose this year, we are rounding up the best bakes (and no bakes) from around the (spiders) web. Us Brits are getting more and more obsessed with the spooky celebrations of Halloween and the shops are bursting to the rafters  ...

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Lemon & Almond Meringue Cakes

Well Autumn is officially upon us, and so thoughts start turning to Christmas and all the delicious treats we indulge in over the festive period! We are busy at Bakes HQ planning our Christmas products – watch out for our new confectionary range and a few tasty collabs in the next few months – they are just the perfect stocking  ...

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Bakes Updates

It’s Nearly Back! SQUEEEEEE

The Great British Bake Off is back on our screens…¬†And we are struggling to contain our excitement! Ok, we know – no one likes change and it was just fine as it was on BBC, buuuuuttt…. it will still be full of amateur bakers creating magic in the kitchen. We can’t wait to see Noel and Prue work their magic with this  ...

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The life of a baker

There are so many #sorelatable things about being a baker trying to make buttercream in the summer with both fingers crossed and 10 fans blowing Promising yourself not to eat the cut offs sandwiched together with frosting….. then eating the cut offs sandwiched together with frosting and this….       Seriously, it  ...

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