Baking

Baked Goodness
The team at the Spinneys Central Bakery is responsible for the freshly baked breads, cakes and confectionery available in stores. We went behind the scenes on a tour with factory manager Neil Dinsdale and production manager Kamel Moussaoui
Cinderella’s Pumpkin Blondies
Cinderella travelled in a pumpkin-turned-carriage to the prince’s ball. This versatile vegetable ensures that these gluten-free blondies are moist and have a warm colour
Winnie the Pooh’s Honey Cake
Bears love honey and Winnie the Pooh was no exception. We’ve taken his favourite food and turned it into a drool-worthy cake
Baklava Cheesecake
Here's a no-brainer combo which will leave you wondering where it's been all your life
Persian Love Cake Blondies
We've taken blondies to the next level, not only swapping white for brown chocolate, but adding pistachios which create a vibrant green colour
Chocolate Hazelnut Tcharek
As if these traditional Algerian cookies weren't hard enough to resist, this version is stuffed with a nutty chocolate filling
For the Love of Bread
Meet Rami Badawi, owner of artisanal bakery, For the Love of Bread. Rami's sourdough is free from sulphur, soya, chemicals, preservatives, sugar and dairy and are available in stores now!
Boutique Bake
Searching for after-school treats? Irish company Boutique Bake, founded by Catherine Buggy, offers quick, delicious and wholesome mixes that contain no added nasties
FLOWERS, FLOURS & FERMENTING
This past year our Instagram feeds have been bombarded with everything from elevated toast to black burger buns and unicorns. But, what’s the next big thing in the world of bakery? Here’s a taste of what’s to come…
Swedish Saffron Buns
Also known as Lussebulle, these saffron buns are a Swedish Christmas tradition. Make yours at home with this tasty recipe by Jenny Rockstrom
French Spice Cakes (pain d'epices)
This spicy gingerbread loaf by Edwina Salvatori is bursting with warm flavours of nutmeg and ginger - perfect for the festive season
Mexican Wedding Cakes
Although named Mexican wedding cakes, it's believed these cookies originated in the Middle East. Their snowy exterior makes them the perfect Christmas treat.