Recipes

GBBO Recipe Challenge With Rob Allen (Patisserie Special)

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GBBO Recipe Challenge With Rob Allen (Patisserie Special)

GBBO recipe challenge! This week we welcome Rob Allen who co-runs both both the #GBBOTwitterBakeAlong and the #TwitterBakeAlong. He takes on Patisserie week by making these amazing Craquelin Choux Buns with Lemon & Lime Cheesecake. Name: Robert AllenOccupation: NoneSocial Media: Twitter, Instagram How did you get into Baking?  Like a great deal of people, my first experience of baking, came from time spent with my Nanna. Watching and asking questions, then wanting to help.    How long did the bake take from start to finish? Approx 90 Minutes. Craquelin took 10 minutes to mix, then freezing time while the Choux pastry...

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GBBO Recipe Challenge with John Holland (Forgotten Bake Special)

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GBBO Recipe Challenge with John Holland (Forgotten Bake Special)

GBBO recipe challenge time! This week we have avid baker and cake creator John Holland who takes on Forgotten Cake week with his delicious Welsh Honey Cake from 1796! Name:             John Holland Occupation:     Finance Officer for Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) Social Media:  @BakeronBoardUK (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) How did you get into baking? I started to bake along with the various technical challenges on The Great British Bake Off during 2014 and enjoyed the reactions I got posting my results to social media – it grew slowly from there, branching out into developing new recipes, meeting up with several of the...

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GBBO Recipe Challenge With Lavinia Drake (Italian Special)

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GBBO Recipe Challenge With Lavinia Drake (Italian Special)

GBBO recipe challenge time! This week we have Baking Time Club's own Lavinia Drake who takes on Italian week with her amazing Vegan Tiramisu. Name: Lavinia Drake Occupation: Founder of Baking Time Club Social Media: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram How Did You Get Into Baking? I learnt a lot from helping my mum as a kid for big family meals, elcairs are her speciality!  I think the fun came from trips to a scoop shop with my Granny, to get all the ingredients, imagine pick n mix but for every kind of powdered or dried goods. Where we'd scoop and bag our...

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GBBO Recipe Challenge With Hannah Lindsay (Pastry Special)

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GBBO Recipe Challenge With Hannah Lindsay (Pastry Special)

GBBO recipe challenge time! This week we have Hannah Lindsay who takes on the pastry challenge with a delicious banoffee pie bake. Name: Hannah Lindsay Occupation: Receptionist/PA Social Media: Twitter & YouTube How Did You Get Into Baking? Baking has always been something my family has done a lot of, so I took part when I was little with things that took my fancy! I really got into baking myself when I went to uni, it filled my afternoons and made my house smell amazing (as well as keeping my housemates happy!). Since moving home I take every opportunity I...

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GBBO Recipe Challenge with Hannah Bond (Pudding Special)

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GBBO Recipe Challenge with Hannah Bond (Pudding Special)

GBBO recipe challenge time! This week we have Hannah Bond (From abondgirlsfooddiary.co.uk) who takes on the pudding challenge with an amazing chocolate peanut butter fondant bake. Details Name: Hannah Bond Occupation: Editorial Intern at Hachette Publishing Social Media: Website, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest   Questions How did you get into baking?  My first memories of baking involve my beloved Mamgi (grandmother in Welsh!) teaching me to make pastry for apple pie at her dining table, because I was too short to reach the kitchen counters. I baked throughout school, and always brought in cakes for people’s birthdays. I really got into...

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