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A large slice of Victoria sponge always feels like a treat. Decorate your bake with fresh fruit and flowers for a crowd-pleasing, show-stopping cake. We have piped buttercream into the middle of our cake using a piping bag and a large star tip nozzle but you can spread the buttercream with a mini spatula if you prefer. Enjoy x      Equipment Small mixing bowl Large mixing bowl Hand-held mixer with whisk attachments Silicone headed spatula Baking paper circles, diameter 20cm (8 inches) Tala springform cake tin, diameter 20cm (8 inches) Measuring spoons Cake tester Piping bag fitted with a...

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A flavourful vanilla cake topped with strawberry-cream cheese frosting and covered with white chocolate shell with a delicious surprise inside.This cake, although small is one for the whole family or a group of friends. And the best thing about it is, you guessed it - smashing it   SERVES: 8PREP TIME: 1 HOURTOTAL TIME: 2 HOURS   Equipment: Tala Performance Sphere Cake  Tala Stoneware Mixing Bowl  Tala Non-Stick Cooling Rack  Tala 30cm Stainless Steel Whisk Tala Caster Sugar Tin    Cake:125g sugar75g usalted butter2 eggs1 tsp vanilla extract130g plain flour1 tsp baking powderpinch of salt50ml milk25g sour cream Icing:40g unsalted butter50g...

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This chocolatey no-bake treat is an absolute cinch to make and will bring friends, family and children so much joy. I like to include a couple of handfuls of mini sugared eggs – no need for precise measures here. You can swap these for anything you like: dried fruit, nuts, mini marshmallows, bashed up chocolate bars… Adding a little oil to the marbled, chocolatey topping keeps it nice and soft. If you don’t like the taste of coconut oil, use sunflower oil instead.     Ingredients For the tiffin: 150g salted butter 1 ½ tbs caster sugar 2 tbs golden...

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Classic Pancake Day Pancakes These classic thin, flat and quintessentially British pancakes are a classic pancake day treat. But don't keep them just for Shrove Tuesday - enjoy filled with gruyere, ham and spinach and top with béchamel sauce for a decadent morning brunch.     Ingredients150g plain flourpinch salt3 free-range eggs (any size)300ml milk (semi-skimmed or full fat)butter   EquipmentLarge mixing bowlWhiskMeasuring jugLadleLarge frying panSlotted turnerPastry brushGreaseproof paper Makes 5 large pancakes     1. Measure out the flour and place it in the mixing bowl. Add the salt and whisk briefly, making a well in the center.   2....

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These brownies make a delicious dessert for a summer evening or a decadent tea time treat. Try mixing up the ingredients: black cherries or blackberries would work wonderfully instead of raspberries and you could serve with shredded strands of fresh mint on top if you wish.

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