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Baking recipes to rival Mary’s lemon drizzle cake!

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By Asda Good Living, 26 August 2016
Baking recipes to rival Mary’s lemon drizzle cake!

Everyone's favourite baking show is back, and with it a new group of hopefuls, Paul's piercing blue eyes, Mary's hilarious innuendos, dynamic duo Mel and Sue, and of course the many mouthwatering and beautiful baking creations. Get inspired by this year's Great British Bake Off and whip up your own masterpieces that will delight friends and family. We've got six delectable treats that are star-baker material, including previous contestant Martha Collinson's favourite sweet treat, iced doughnuts. These delicious cakes and sweets look oh-so-impressive but are actually surprisingly easy to make. Discover six easy baking recipes and creations below and don't forget to pick up all the baking ingredients and supplies you need from Ready, steady, bake! 

A Brilliant Battenberg Cake

This soft sponge-cake is almost too pretty to eat! This easy Battenberg recipe is a great way to get little ones involved in the kitchen - they'll love stirring in pink food colouring to create the puzzle-like loaf. 

No-work Scones & Coffee Cake

How does delivering a plate full of crumbly scones and moist coffee cake on the table in just a few minutes sound? With Asda Baker's Selection 4 Fruit Scones with Jam & Cream and our Extra Special Hand Finished Coffee Cake you can savour the tastes of homemade baking without any of the fuss. For a special treat, serve alongside a pot of Assam black tea to really compliment the flavour.

Bake Off's Martha Collinson's Iced Ring Doughnuts

The youngest ever Bake Off contestant Martha Collison shares her favourite sweet treat - homemade iced doughnuts that are as beautiful as they are tasty. Let your imagination run wild when decorating or better yet, let the kids get involved! 

Sticky Baklava

Sticky honey syrup wedged between layers of crispy pastry and crunchy walnuts and pistachios makes this Mediterranean classic a real winner. Frozen filo sheets mean this baklava recipe can be whipped up easily. 

Gluten-free Macaroons with chocolate drizzle

Wellness guru Madeleine Shaw shares her easy recipe for coconut macaroons with chocolate dipping sauce. These tasty bites are made with honey, coconut milk, orange zest and ground cinnamon. Be warned - you may find it hard to stop at just one!

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