Salted or unsalted, butter or margarine? Things every home baker should know about baking with butter.
Without this vital ingredient, cake as we know it would cease to be. Sponges …

Blueberry and cream cupcake

Yield: 14 CUPCAKES
Prep time: 25 MINUTES
These super moist cupcakes are bursting with vanilla, juicy blueberries and a hint a lemon. Top them with lush cream …

Pineapple and Coconut Cheesecake

For the base

40g butter
100g oatcakes crushed to crumbs
25g toasted desiccated coconut

For the topping

425g can pineapple in natural juice
drained 5 …

Red Velvet cake

Vegetable oil for the pans
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon fine salt
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
1 1/2 cups …

Crumbly all butter cookies


8 ounces unsalted butter
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 large egg yolk
2 cups all-purpose flour


When it comes to eggs, we have this versatile baking essential cracked!
With Easter just around the corner, we thought now would be a great time to take a closer …

Mini Matcha Chocolate Ice Box Cake

Today’s cake is a gorgeous green tea-infused dessert that’s not only delicious but a breeze to make. From start to finish it takes less than 20 minutes to assemble and …

Strawberry Basil Cake with Vanilla Cream

Strawberry and basil make for a delicious flavor combination in salads, cocktails, and yes, even cakes. The two ingredients come together in a strawberry-laced basil sponge cake from Betty Hung, …

Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

Our favorite childhood dessert is taken to a whole new level in a delicious ice cream cake from Julia Hampton of the baking blog Sprinkled With Jules. Hampton is currently …

Summer Peach Cake

Today ends our weeklong of cakes made with America’s favorite dessertand, of course, we saved the best for last. This ice cream cake is dedicated to the most delicious duo …