Bakes & cakes

Cakes, bakes, puddings and pies, fire up the oven and create a treat to remember...

This week, we're creating beautiful cakes, dusting off our bundt tins and taking tips from the queen of baking, Mary Berry.

Mary Berry's top 10 baking tips

The queen of British baking shares her top tips for cake-making success

How to make doughnuts video

All the skills you need, from piping to deep-frying.

European baking recipes

From brioche to bundt cake, be inspired by our neighbours across the Channel.

Great British Bake Off 2014 - Kimberley comments

2013 finalist Kimberley Wilson gives us her opinion of the contestants, the bakes and more...

Top Tip

If your cake has sunk in the middle, it may be down to one of three reasons. One - the oven door has been opened before the cake has set. Two - the cake didn't go in the oven as soon as the mixture was ready. Or, three - there's too much raising agent.

Calling all keen bakers!

We'd like to know what baking kit you find absolutely essential...

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

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