Christmas Class – Cheese Stars

The second main bake of the class was cheese stars which can be adapted into any shape that you want, making them a great snack all year round, especially for dinner parties! Makes: 12 Ingredients: 40g butter (chilled and cut into little cubed) plus a little extra for greasing 80g plain flour, plus a little … Continue reading

Christmas Class – Gingerbread Biscuits

Christmas Class – Gingerbread Biscuits

Wednesday marked the end of the first term for Bake Soc with our Christmas class. The first recipe we began with was gingerbread biscuits using a range of festive, and not so festive cutters, which can make the perfect edible gift this Christmas gift! Makes: 20 Ingredients: 350g/12oz plain flour, plus extra for rolling out … Continue reading

Cafe Crawl!

This Saturday we embarked on our first cafe crawl around Exeter. Despite feeling incredibly full after the first cafe, we persevered in the pursuit for more cake and hot chocolate despite the freezing weather outside. Our first stop was Coffee #1. I had never been here before and didn’t even know it existed until we … Continue reading

Berry and Dark Chocolate Cookies

Berry and Dark Chocolate Cookies

These cookies are super quick to make and you’ll probably have most of the ingredients in your cupboards! The addition of the berries makes them a bit different from normal chocolate cookies and will definitely win over your housemates with November deadlines around the corner. Makes:12-16 cookies Ingredients: 125g butter (room temperature) 170g caster sugar … Continue reading

Bonfire Bakes Class: S’mores Bars

Bonfire Bakes Class: S’mores Bars

The second bake from our Bonfire Bakes class was our s’mores bars tray bake. A great one to quickly whip up and pop in the oven to share with your flatmates after a long day at uni! Makes: 10 squares Ingredients: 2 cups brown sugar 2/3 cup salted butter (softened) 2 eggs 2 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Bonfire Bakes Class: Toffee Apple Cookies

Bonfire Bakes Class: Toffee Apple Cookies

Bonfire night may have been and gone, however this tasty recipe from our Bonfire Bakes class will make a great treat as it starts to get colder! Makes: 24 Ingredients: 175g unsalted butter, at room temperature 140g golden caster sugar 2 egg yolks 50g ground almonds 85g chewy toffees, roughly chopped 85g/3oz ready-to-eat dried apple chunks, roughly chopped … Continue reading

Bonfire Night Cupcakes

Bonfire Night Cupcakes

  Within Bonfire Night around the corner, I have adapted a basic chocolate cupcake recipe to make something a bit more season appropriate! There are many ways you can use the buttercream to decorate the cupcakes in a bonfire night way so adapt the recipe as you wish. Makes: 12 Ingrediants: For chocolate cupcakes 100g … Continue reading

Top 10: Instagrams

I’m sure you are all Instagram addicts just like me so here are a few of my favourite baking accounts to follow! Don’t forget to follow our own Instagram at @ExeUniBakeSoc 1. Crumbs and Dollies This is my favourite bakery owned by the youtuber Cupcake Jemma who makes the best ombre layered cakes you will … Continue reading

No Bake Spiderweb Cheesecake

No Bake Spiderweb Cheesecake

With Halloween around the corner, here is an easy, yet impressive, recipe which makes an ideal recipe for dessert this Saturday! This recipe is a non-bake so those in catered halls can still whip this up in no time to share with your flatmates. Feel free to add extra Halloween decorations such as spiders or … Continue reading

Guest Blogger: Knead to Dough

Bonfire Night is fast approaching so I thought in my guest blog post I would bring you a themed recipe! Once you’re finished with the sparklers, come back inside to a few of these freshly baked S’mores Brownies for the perfect warming treat! The recipe is simple to do so all bakers can give it … Continue reading