30 Day Baking Photo Challenge

Posted by Steve on 09-Apr-2019 13:38:42

Social media, we all use it in some way, be it double tapping a nice image on Instagram or sharing a funny story or video on Facebook.  This month we have challenged ourselves to post something everyday on social media by taking inspiration from photo challenge below. The rules are very simple, post a picture or video each day which relates to the topic square below. We are tagging each post with the hashtag #CNBakingPhotoChallenge, which will collate all of the posts together. 

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Topics: Baker's Blog

5 Mother’s Day Ideas that won't cost the earth

Posted by Abi on 05-Mar-2019 10:56:56

Mother’s day in the UK is coming soon (31st March). If you're at a loss for ideas on how to celebrate, take a look at our 5 quick and easy ways on how to treat your mum without breaking the bank.

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Topics: gifts, mum

Pancake Day Cake

Posted by Steve on 05-Mar-2019 07:03:00

We can’t believe its February already, January has flown by and we are into the second month the year. Traditionally February gets us searching for the squeezy lemon at the back of the pantry ready for pan cake day which this year falls on Tuesday 9th. But if like us over the years you fancy a change to the regular toppings such as caster sugar/lemon and chocolate, how about you make a pancake cake.

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Topics: pancake day

7 Quirky Valentines day facts you may not know

Posted by Steve on 11-Feb-2019 14:23:18

Did you know Valentines day is the second largest card giving day after Christmas? Chocolates, cards and flowers are commonly given a sign of your love to your partner on Valentines day.  But have you ever wondered why men rush around at 10pm to the local 24hr garage on the 13th of February. We've found 7 quirky facts to help you understand why the day of love and romance is commonly celebrated.

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Topics: gifts, valentines, love

Love, Love me do...

Posted by Abi on 01-Feb-2019 16:11:28

Valentine's Day, also called St. Valentine's Day, day (February 14) when lovers express their affection with greetings and gifts. Although there were several Christian martyrs named Valentine, the day probably took its name from a priest who was martyred about ad 270 by the emperor Claudius II Gothicus." - Encyclopedia Britannica

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What does your favourite cake say about you?

Posted by Abi on 04-Dec-2018 15:18:47

Is your favourite cake and rich coffee cake topped with crunchy walnuts? Or perhaps a moist carrot cake with a delicious cream cheese filling? What does that really say about you and how can you send the perfect slice to someone else?

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Topics: cake

Top Gifts for the Hard to Buy For

Posted by Abi on 03-Dec-2018 20:13:18

We all have that someone who is especially hard to buy for and actually these people are becoming less and less rare. Why? Because we all like to treat ourselves to things occasionally. So the things that you may have been hinting at for months, well you just bought! We've been having a look around for some great surprises. From the people who say, "no don't get me anything" to the people who you'd be in trouble for not getting something for but you haven't got a clue what to get!

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Topics: Christmas

Stir-up Sunday - time to bake!

Posted by Abi on 22-Nov-2018 13:15:13

Get ahead for Christmas by making your Christmas cake on "Stir up Sunday". It's the last Sunday before Advent and is the traditional start of the Christmas season celebrations. This year it falls on November 25th.

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Topics: Recipes

Au Revoir Natalie

Posted by Abi on 16-Nov-2018 11:18:34


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Topics: Insider

World War 1 Cake

Posted by Steve on 08-Nov-2018 20:44:00


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Topics: Recipes, Autumn