Great Blogging Bake Off

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In celebration of the Great British Bake Off (or GBBO, if you're a diehard fan like us) returning to our screens, we've compiled a quick list of our favourite bakes on's The Hub so far (aka the Great Blogging Bake Off)! Check back every week of the Bake Off for our own team Bake Off bakes to try at home - will we have a star baker on our hands?


Blueberry Cheesecake Blondies

Baked by: Kat from The Baking Explorer

Recipe: delicious. magazine

Difficulty rating: 2/5 - Baking Enthusiast

We loved: How fun and colourful these are  - great for kids birthday parties!

cinnamon twists

Cinnamon Twists

Baked by: Lauren from Hello Charmmie

Recipe: Jamie magazine

Difficulty rating: 4/5 - Baking Expert

We loved: the pure indulgence of these - reserve for the weekend and enjoy slowly (if you can...!) with a hot cup of coffee. Close your eyes and you're almost in a Parisian cafe...

amaretto cupcakes

Amaretto Cupcakes

Baked by: Helen from Casa Costello

Recipe: Cupcake Heaven magazine

Difficulty rating: 1/5 - Baking Novice 

We loved: The pretty piping and kick of amaretto - reserve for parties and prepare to hand out the recipe!


Banana Breakfast Pancakes

Baked by: Aimee from Wallflower Kitchen

Recipe: Vegan Life magazine

Difficulty rating: 1/5 - Baking Novice 

We loved: Technically not a bake, but a sweet treat for breakfast? Where do we sign?

courgette cake

Courgette Cake

Baked by: Kat from The Baking Explorer

Recipe: Veggie magazine

Difficulty rating: 1/5 - Baking Novice

We loved: A healthy twist on a classic sponge - surely that means two slices instead of one?


Chocolate Shortbread

Baked by: Lauren from Hello Charmmie 

Recipe: BBC Good Food magazine

Difficulty rating: 3/5 - Baking Aficionado 

We loved: The double ended dipped chocolate. A total crowd pleaser!


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