Last week, we asked baking enthusiasts to send British Baker pictures of cupcake selfies to celebrate the eighth year of National Cupcake Week.

This week we celebrate the eighth year of National Cupcake Week (19-25 September) for all you sweet-toothed baking enthusiasts and we want to know what you will be whipping up for the next seven days.

A giant, fully edible map of Scotland was built – and then eaten, at the Scottish Festival of Architecture on Sunday 11 September.

Premier Foods is introducing a whole cakes range to its Cadbury line in an aim to attract younger shoppers to the cake aisle.

Cathryn Dresser, GBBO series three contestant and baker extraordinaire, takes us through series 7 with an expert eye. Her know-how really takes the biscuit.

Doughnut walls are set to be the latest trend for sweet-toothed couples celebrating a marriage.

Cathryn Dresser, GBBO series three contestant and baker extraordinaire, takes us through series 7 with an expert eye – she knows exactly how to avoid a soggy bottom. On your marks, get set, bake!

Surrey-based bakery Jens Cupcakery has achieved a 1-star Great Taste award for its carrot mini loaf cake.

Mobile bakery Eat Me Ltd has launched an innovative way of mixing alcoholic ingredients and cakes to make cocktail-flavoured cupcakes.

Last year cake sales grew at the fastest rate since 2011, with the market estimated to have grown by 3% to reach £1.22bn, according to research by analyst Mintel.

The flour has been sifted, the sparkles have been sprinkled, and now it’s time for the icing on the cake – we are delighted to announce the National Cupcake Championships finalists 2016! 

A Scottish couple organised a Greggs-themed wedding after falling in love over their favourite pastries at the bakery nine years ago.

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06 March, 2015

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