Have you been an avid fan of this year’s Great British Bake Off? I have to say I didn’t start watching until bread week, but from then on I was hooked. I loved the cakes, I loved the contestants and I loved the competition – and for a baking programme there were some hilarious one-liners each week!
I love my cookery blogs and while I don’t bake enough myself, I still like to know how to make things for future reference. Thankfully it seems all the finalists in this series are digitally-savvy and keep blogs to document their baking. Here are a few recipes that I fancy trying -which goodies do you want to make next in your kitchen?
- Mary Anne’s Chocolate and Orange Mousse Cake. Do you remember it from the show, with all it’s fancy joconde paste? I don’t really like oranges but this looks amazing.
- Holly reminds me ever so much of a good friend from university. They are both very organised and are perfectionists, with Holly especially so in the kitchen (unlike myself). There are times you need to follow the rules though, and for this Rye Bread I would definitely stick to the instructions.
- I love chocolate, marshmallows and even more chocolate in my cakes. This makes Jo’s Rocky Road Birthday Cake a total winner in my eyes. I have only ever made mini rocky road cupcakes and this recipe for a larger version is something I am looking forward to trying.
I am looking forward to trying lots of their recipes that they tried on the show. They don’t look easy but at least I won’t be being judged! Both Yasmin and Urvashi have great blogs too that are also worth checking out for inspiration, and my favourite contestant Jason also posts great recipes from time to time.