On Yer Bike!

On yer bike

When you get accepted as a contestant on the Great British Bake Off, there’s a very interesting part of the contract. It warns “you will gain weight”! I have to say that with the amount of baking I’ve done over the past 18 months, it’s inevitable that it takes its toll a bit but I’ve got quite an active week ahead to start making up for it.

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All About That Cake

Dexter's Light cake

One of the best things about being on Bake Off was learning so many different baking techniques: pastries, tarts, éclairs, etc. But without fail, it’s cakes that prove the most popular and that I’m still asked to make most often. I’ve probably got more cake recipes buzzing around my head at any one time than anything else and cakes have kept me busy in the kitchen this past fortnight. So I’m going to share a few of my top tips…

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