Okay, okay we’re still baking obsessed! As the final of The Great British Bake Off comes closer, our love for cake simultaneously heightens. Content editor Jess shows us her fine baking skills by making a delicious batch of chocolate brownies. They were gone in flash which is the perfect indication of how scrumptious they were.
We don’t know about you but we are still feeling rather inspired to bake our socks off (well not literally our socks off). Whether it’s a light, fluffy cake covered in sugary icing and hundreds and thousands or a good old-fashioned tart; we will be there with our cookbook and an eagerness to learn all the tricks of the cake world. Lea, our in-house photographer, prepped something for us that I think we can all agree, looks (and tastes FYI) delicious!
Oh GBBO, how your weekly presence delights us! This week was all about desserts and it was certainly a jammy one. Ian become star baker for the third week in a row and Sandy wobbled her way out of the tent with her two tier cheesecake disaster. We watched eagled-eyed at Sass & Belle HQ took notes and prepared for our own bakes. Note one, turn oven on (cough…Sandy). This week Victoria our Content Editor showed us how to make Blueberry soured cream cake with cheesecake frosting.
Welcome to the first Sass & belle does Great British Bake Off! We love to bake and more importantly we love to eat cake. We’ve been thoroughly enjoying the series so far, but let’s be honest, you haven’t seen baking until you’ve seen Sass & Belle bake. Did you catch the GBBO biscuit episode last night? We don’t want to give away any spoilers, but we really liked Floral’s biscotti. Inspired by yesterday’s episode, we decided to share with you one of our favourite classic biscuit recipes. Aiko talks us through her delightful gingerbread biscuits. Do you think she’s got what it takes to be a star baker? (We sampled her yummy treats and we’d say she definitely does!)
On Friday, it may have been a very dreary and wet July afternoon but we were having fun and frolics in the shelter of Sass & Belle HQ! To raise money for Breast Cancer Care we held our very own Strawberry Tea – all part of Breast Cancer Care’s Summer fundraiser. Our ordinary conference room was transformed to a pretty room full of scrumptious treats! There were strawberries aplenty and lots of sugary goodness which we happily indulged in. We baked, we put up bunting, we drank (a lot) of Pimms and most importantly we donated. Here are some tips from our bakers, pictures of the big day and a little bit about how Breast Cancer Care is changing lives…