National Cup Cake Week


Have a look at our ‘behind the scenes' video from 2015

Get some tips from one of our champions!

We spoke to last year's home baker winner, Shalini Sriskandarasa, about how it felt to take the crown. You can read all about how other contestants, winners and judges found the event here.

If you are inspired by Sriskandarasa's story and subsequent opening of her own successful business, Lovely Cakes by Shalini, there is still time to enter the 2015 championships.

Video of last year's National Cupcake Champion, Shalini Sriskandarasa

How to make cake pops

Clare O'Connell owner of POP Bakery in north-west London, has revealed the recipe behind her infamous Russian doll cake pop.

How to make Mojito Cupcakes

National Cupcake Champion Emily Johnson shows us how to make her award-winning Mojito Cupcakes

How to make rose macarons with Macarons and More

Tim Kinnaird of Macarons and More, shows us how to make Rose Macarons.

How to make Halloween cupcakes with Peggy's Cupcakes

Rosalind Miller of Peggy's Cupcakes showed us a simple Halloween-inspired recipe for Spiced Apple Cupcakes with a Caramel Icing and decorated with pumpkins, spiders, ghosts and witches' hats.

Rosalind was one of this year's National Cupcake Championship winners for Best Decorated Cupcake. For more information on Peggy's Cupcakes, visit:

How to make Cranachan Cupcakes with Cuckoo's Bakery

Graham Savage of Cuckoo's Bakery in Edinburgh showed us how to make Cranachan Cupcakes topped with a whisky buttercream, raspberries and toasted oats as inspired by the traditional Scottish dessert.

 >> Visit Cuckoos Bakery's website