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.

Luis Troyano, a finalist in the 2014 series of The Great British Bake Off (GBBO), has opened his own bakery in Poynton, Cheshire.

Charlotte White, founder of Restoration Cake, gave a presentation of her cake decorating skills at the recent Farm Shop and Deli Show 2016.

Ruth Hinks is the UK World Chocolate Master and entrepreneur behind the multi-award winning chocolatier and patisserie near Edinburgh, Cocoa Black. Alice Cooke caught up with her to talk all things chocolate.

This Easter’s must-have treat was babka, a traditional Eastern European cake, which has become a hit in New York, and is now gaining rapid favour in London.

Kara launches new cake range

29 January, 2016

Kara, the foodservice brand of the Finsbury Food Group, has a new Indulgent Cake Collection.

Dr Oetker, the bakery ingredients company, has linked up with an Essex baker to create an entirely edible Christmas jumper.

Convenience store chain Budgens has launched its first own-brand range of Christmas goods.

Cake manufacturer The Wicked Cake Company has launched its seasonal Christmas Muffin.

Winners of British Baker’s Christmas Stars have started to promote themselves and the fact they triumphed in the competition in the run-up to the big festive season.

A 68-year-old slice of the Queen’s wedding cake has been sold at auction for £500.

Stop what you’re doing - we have our finalists in the National Cupcake Championships 2015! 

Ministry of Cake managing director Chris Ormrod has blamed good employment rates and the stereotype against factory work for ongoing vacancies at the company. 

A macaron war between a food blogger and Kensington bakery hit headlines recently, over the issue of bloggers getting product for free.

A finalist in the National Cupcake Championships 2015 has revealed business plans live on the radio as we gear up for the final. 

National Cupcake Week is back! From 14 to 20 September we shall be all about the little cakes and we want bakers to get involved as well. 

A London bakery company has been inundated with enquiries after its Lego cake went viral.

The boss of a Cardiff cake company has spoken to Prime Minister David Cameron about what matters to small businesses.

Eclairs are big news in London this summer as patisserie joins the ‘cool’ status that bakery has achieved thanks to consumers going crazy for it.

Registration is now open for the 2015 Dawn Foods’ National American Bakery Week (1 to 7 July). 

Artisan bakery-cum-café and cruffin-maker Foxcroft & Ginger (F&G) has opened its pop-up at Old Street Station. 

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