Top Tips for Socially Distanced Kid’s Parties

We all love a party, especially here at Katie Bakes, whether it’s just an opportunity to get together after weeks of being apart or marking a special event. Celebrating the birthday of your child is one of those…

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Recipe of the Month – May – Elderflower Cordial

With this gorgeous weather and possibly a slightly slower pace of life for some during lockdown, I have at last go round to making Elderflower cordial.  It is something I have intended to do for as long as…

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Freezer Filler Favourite

As a keen cook, not just a baker, I often do batch cooking so that we have some homemade nutritious meals in the freezer and at the moment, this is more important than ever.  I therefore, wanted to share with you one of…

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Recipe of the Month – March – Apple and Almond Cake

I might love chocolate however, I am always drawn to cakes with fruit.  Therefore this month's recipe of the month is this delicious comforting and very easy, Apple and Almond cake.  Delicious served warm with a cup of…

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Top Tips for Kid’s Party Food

Kid's Party Food Ideas Ideas for party food are endless but here are a few hints and tips which you may find helpful. Avoid additives and limit sugar laden food and drinks if you want to avoid having…

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Halloween Ideas

It’s time to get into that spooky spirit! Although the nights are drawing in and the weather makes you want to curl up in front of the fire, there’s still lots to do. So how can you make…

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Something For The Weekend

This is gorgeously rich and decadent and this simple version makes a wonderful dessert, birthday cake or guilty pleasure.  Below is the recipe with a couple of tips from Katie Bakes. Simple Sachertorte Ingredients:200g 70% dark chocolate, broken…

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Top Tips for Baking With Little Ones

3… 2… 1… Bake! In this article, Jane Rylands from family kitchen appliance providers Belling shares her tips for making tasty baked goods with your kids. The Great British Bake Off is back on our TV, which is…

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Top Tips for Self Catering Holidays

With many of us on a budget, a self catering holiday is often the best option, especially for a family, and with these top tips, it shouldn’t be a chore! 1) Take a few basic ingredients I always…

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Kids Easter Holiday Activities

With the school Easter holidays about to start, if they haven't already, and Easter only 3 weeks away, we thought we would share a few ideas to keep the kids entertained and, if they are anything like mine,…

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Chocolate Fudge Easter Cupcakes

Cupcake Ingredients 140g soft butter 140g golden caster sugar 3 medium eggs 100g self-raising flour 25g cocoa, sifted Cupcake Cases For the frosting 85g Milk chocolate broken 85g soft butter 140g icing sugar, sifted 2 35g/1½oz packs white chocolate Maltesers, mini foil-wrapped…

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Pigs in Blankets Toad in Hole

This is such a simple family supper dish and goes down a treat with the kids.  It is an adaptation of a Fay Ripley recipe from her What's for Dinner Cookbook.   Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 24 mini pigs…

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Katie Bakes Gorgeous Granola Recipe
Serving Suggestion: Katie Bakes Granola with yogurt and berries.

Katie Bakes Gorgeous Granola Recipe

Best served with natural yoghurt and berries, this granola will keep for up to a month in an airtight container.

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