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Your Most Loved Recipes of 2019
New year, new you, new to-bake list! As we settle into 2020, we’ve taken a moment to reflect on your most loved, baked and searched for recipes of 2019. As expected, there are a few treasured classics making their annual appearance on this list, but we’re also excited to see some brand new favourites. So, before choosing what to bake this year, be sure to check in with this list first. These recipes are not only tried and tested right here in the Queen Kitchen, they’ve also been tried, tested and loved by our very own community of bakers!Read more ›
Our No-Bake Summer Dessert Round Up
We love our oven dearly but when it’s boiling hot outside, it’s the no-bake recipes that win us over. They’re fresh, creamy and easy to prepare! Whether you need something for morning tea, dessert, or a snack on the run, these cool creations can chill happily in the fridge until you need them. So give your oven a well-earned rest this summer and embrace no-bake instead. Visit our No Bake Recipe Collection for more recipes.Read more ›
Top Cake Decorating Trends 2019
Wave goodbye to unicorns and drip cakes, this year cake decorating will bring a whole new meaning to the term “edible art”. From meringue mushrooms to mastering the art of ‘everyday sprinkles’, read on for our top ten cake decorating trend predictions for 2019. (top image credit: Hungry Girl por Vida) Update: read our baking and decorating trend predictions for 2020!Read more ›
Top Baking Trends for 2019
With the New Year fast approaching, it’s time we put the hours scouring the depths of Pinterest and Instagram to good use and reveal our best guesses for the year ahead. We really know how to pick ‘em here at Queen – just take a look at our 2018 baking and decorating predictions! Update: read our baking and decorating trend predictions for 2020!Read more ›
How to use maple syrup in baking
Of all the things Canada has gifted the world; easy off oven cleaner, peanut butter, Justin Trudeau… Maple Syrup might just be the best thing out of the land of the maple leaf. Here at Queen, we’re grateful for our Canadian friends (and maple experts) who package up a special batch of grade A Canadian maple syrup just for us.Read more ›
The Best Chocolate Cake Ever
Here at Queen HQ, it’s not always a fight to the death between vanilla and chocolate! We still appreciate a good slice of chocolate cake, and vanilla is a fantastic ‘supporting ingredient’ to help elevate the rich, earthiness of chocolate and minimise the bitterness. But not all chocolate cakes are created equal – from light, fluffy sponges to dark, rich mud cakes, calling out ‘the best’ seems like an impossible task.Read more ›
Another 10 Baby Shower Cakes that are Totally Worth the Effort
Here at Queen, we strongly believe that every important celebration should be marked by an incredible cake. While Pinterest is often the place to start for inspiration, a quick search for baby shower cakes reveals all the same old pastel fondant options – boring! Instead, we’ve done the hard yards for you to round up ten stunning and far more original cakes that are totally worth the effort, with a few hot Queen tips thrown in for good measure.Read more ›
What’s so magic about Magic Cakes?
From classic vanilla and chocolate to more adventurous matcha and even mermaid flavour (yes, you read that right) Magic Cakes are an internet favourite. But what on earth is the secret behind those three delicious layers, created from one simple batter?Read more ›