Baking for beginners

Want to get into baking but unsure where to start? Our easy bakes and top tips will have you making cakes and baking bread like a pro in no time...

Easy baking recipe
Simple cakes, brownies, traybakes and biscuits for budding bakers to get stuck into…

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Easy baking recipes

The best baking kit: What to buy and why
Want to know how to kit your kitchen out like the Great British Bake Off tent? Look no further than our handy product reviews, carried out by former GBBO contestants Edd Kimber, John Whaite, Frances Quinn and Kimberley Wilson. We have buyer’s advice for everything from rolling pins and pastry brushes, to piping bags and spatulas.

The best baking kit: What to buy and why

Mary Berry’s top 10 baking tips
The biggest name in British baking, Mary Berry, shares her top 10 tips for cake success with BBC Good Food…

Mary Berry’s top 10 baking tips

Six steps to brilliant bread
From kneading know-how to knocking back, our top tips will help everyone make a lovely loaf – even beginner bakers…

Six steps to brilliant bread

How to make cake: top 10 tips for success
Is there a secret to making great cake? Absolutely! Follow our ten commandments and let the baking magic happen…

How to make cake: top 10 tips for success

Kitchen Kit: Paul Hollywood’s top 10 baking picks
Great British baker Paul Hollywood runs down his top ten kitchen essentials.

Kitchen Kit: Paul Hollywood’s top 10 baking picks

Baking terms
Know your fondant icing from your frosting, how to bake blind, beat, fold and cream? Certain words appear time and again in baking recipes but what do they actually mean? Check out our explanations and videos below…

Baking terms

How to rescue baking disasters
For our new series of SOS articles, we called upon some of our famous baking friends to tell us how to salvage sunken sponges, curdled cake mix and a host of other flour-based problems. Read tips from Jo Wheatley, Luis Troyano, Kimberley Wilson and more…

How to rescue baking disasters

11 baking ingredients for your storecupboard
There are a handful of storecupboard staples that are worth having on hand so you can rustle up a cake whenever you want one. Most of these have lengthy use-by dates so even if you’re an infrequent baker you can still afford to stock up.

11 baking ingredients for your storecupboard

Bread basics and beyond
From beautifully swirled olive bread to perfectly sculpted prosciutto plaits, we’ve got recipes for every occasion.

Bread basics and beyond

All you need for bakes & cakes
Find endless inspiration, recipes and tips to help you become a better baker in our baking hub.

All you need for bakes & cakes

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