National Baking Week
16th October 2019
16th October 2019
Dig out your apron and roll up your sleeves – it’s National Baking Week. Yes, a whole week dedicated to enjoying and making baked goods!
Of course, The Pantiles is home to various eateries and cafes that provide homemade treats, plus – if you feel inspired to make your own Great British Bake Off creations at home – Trevor Mottram has all you need.
Opening the year that Jamie Oliver was born, Trevor Mottram has been a name at the heart of The Pantiles for over forty years. It is a cook shop stocking everything a kitchen and cook needs. From whisks and mixing bowls, through to cookie cutters and cutlery, the store is well equipped to help you make some stunning showstoppers.
Trevor Mottram stocks a range of quality baking basics at great prices, including Mason Cash, Le Creuset, Pillivuyt, Dexam, Eva Solo and Nordic Ware.
Once you’re fully equipped with baking paraphilia, it’s time to decide what to create. With Halloween just around the corner, why not pick up a scary squash and make something spooktacular this National Baking Week?
This Halloween Pumpkin Cake recipe from BBC Good Food, is moist as well as delicious. Plus, it’s the perfect accompaniment to any spooky soiree or devilish dinner.
For the cake:
300g self-raising flour
300g light muscovado sugar
3 tsp mixed spice
2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
½ tsp salt
4 eggs, beaten
200g butter, melted
Zest of 1 orange
1 tbsp orange juice
500g (peeled weight) pumpkin flesh, grated
For drenching and frosting:
200g pack of soft cheese
85g butter, softened
100g icing sugar, sifted
Zest of 1 orange and juice of half
We’d love to see your sweet treats! Send photos of your showstopping bakes to our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages, and we may feature them in our future posts.