Dead Velvet Cake #Halloween #HalloweenCake

INGREDIENTS 1 box Red Velvet cake, plus ingredients called for on box 2 8-oz. packages cream cheese, softened 1 stick butter, softened 2 1/4 c. powdered sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 c. cold water 2 tbsp. cornstarch 1/2 c. light corn syrup 1 tsp. vanilla extract red food coloring DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350º and butter and flour two 9″ block pans....

Hive Cake Recipe

This gorgeous maize and honey seasoned block with cute smiley bees droning hone would sort a perfect birthday cover. Ingredients 400g/14oz butter, softened 400g/14oz sugar 2 tbsp honey 2 lemons, zest only 7 free-range eggs (preferably organic) 400g/14oz self-raising flour, sifted For the decoration 1kg/2lb 4oz butter, softened 1.5kg/3lb 5oz icing sugar, sifted lemon...

Spider’s web cake #Halloween #HalloweenCake

Ingredients For the cake 110g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 3 tbsp cocoa powder 140ml chocolate stout (we used Young’s Double Chocolate Stout, available from Tesco) 170g white caster sugar 170g light brown soft sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 100g dark chocolate, melted and cooled 280g plain flour...

Christmas pudding cake #Christmas #ChristmasCake

Ingredients 150g/5½oz mixed dried fruit, such as sultanas, raisins and currants 150g/5½oz dried cranberries 150g/5½oz pitted soft prunes 150g/5½oz pitted soft-dried dates 150g/5½oz dried figs 150ml/5fl oz brandy, plus optional extra to ‘feed’ the cake finely grated zest and juice of ½ orange 150g/5½oz mixed whole nuts 150g/5½oz butter, softened 150g/5½oz dark muscovado sugar...

Spiced apple cheesecake #Christmas #ChristmasCake

  Ingredients For the base 100g butter, melted, plus extra for tin 250g ginger nuts 100g stem ginger in syrup, drained and chopped 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger For the cheesecake cream 600g cream cheese 300g ricotta, drained seeds of 1 vanilla pod 120g golden caster sugar 1 lemon, zested For...

Christmas Genoa cake #Christmas #ChristmasCake

Ingredients 350g/12oz red or natural (uncoloured) glacé cherries, rinsed, dried and cut into quarters 225g/8oz tinned pineapple in pineapple juice, drained, dried and roughly chopped 50g/2oz ready-to-eat dried apricots, chopped 100g/3½oz blanched almonds, roughly chopped 2 lemons, finely grated zest only 350g/12oz sultanas 250g/9oz unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 250g/9oz caster sugar...

Raid The Cupboard Tuna Sweetcorn Cakes

Ingredients 450g potato, quartered 2 tbsp mayonnaise, plus extra to serve 2 x 185g cans tuna, drained 198g can sweetcorn, drained small bunch chives, snipped, or 1 tsp dried parsley 2 eggs, beaten 100g dried breadcrumb sunflower oil, for frying salad and your favourite dressing, to serve Method Fix the potatoes in cooking preserved...

Eton Mess Cheesecake

Ingredients 100g butter, plus extra for the tin 200g digestive biscuits 375g mascarpone 420g full-fat cream cheese 150g icing sugar, plus 2 tbsp for the strawberries 1 vanilla pod, seeds scraped, pod reserved 225ml double cream 600g strawberries, hulled, larger ones cut in half 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 10 shop-bought mini meringues edible flowers...

Sangria Cake Recipe

Ingredients 100g pears, peeled and chopped 100g peaches or nectarines, stoned and chopped 100g strawberries, hulled and chopped 100g cherries, stoned and chopped 280g golden caster sugar 225g butter, softened 1 orange, zest only 150ml red wine 225g self-raising flour 100g pack ground almonds 1 tsp baking powder 3 medium eggs 50ml orange liqueur...

Frozen Banoffee Cheesecake

Ingredients 150 g dark chocolate (70%) 300 g packet of Hobnobs 8 overripe bananas 500 g light cream cheese ½ x 450 g jar of dulce de leche Method Rub the radical of a 20cm springform cover tin with olive oil and road with greaseproof press, then rub the paper with oil, too. Blend...