Lottie Bedlow was the stand-out star from Channel 4’s The Great British Bake Off 2020 and taught herself to bake through trial and error.
No stranger to the mishaps (and epic disasters) of homebaking, Lottie’s signature sense of humour will see you through this delicious collection of sweet and savoury bakes.
From simple recipes to encourage even the most inexperienced bakers through to more ambitious centrepieces, the focus is always on great flavour. Each recipe highlights potential pitfalls, with notes on what to look out for and how to find a fix.
This book will give you the confidence to go for it, encouraging you to try your best without taking baking (or yourself) too seriously.
Nobody’s bake is perfect. So if things go wrong, just remember: WHO CARES AS LONG AS IT TASTES GOOD?
Risk it for a Biscuit:
Quarantine Florentines, Triple Chocolate & Salted Caramel-centred Cookies, Ginger Whoopie Pies with Pineapple & Spiced Rum
Cakes are Boring:
Mango & Grapefruit CrÃ¨me BrÃ»lÃ©e Cheesecake, S’More Cupcakes, Strawberry Shortcake Roll (er Coaster)
You’re Bready for This:
Sin-a-mon Rolls, Minimal Faff Brioche, Big Daddy’s Ice Cream Doughnut Sandwiches
Don’t Be Scared of Pastry:
Chocolate, Liquorice & Blackcurrant Tart, Rock & Profiterole, Choux Shells with Steak & Horseradish
Give Me Puddings, Not Hugs:
Ginger & Rhubarb Puddings, Little Lime & Tequila Melting Chocolate Puddings, Foolproof Custard
Pass it On, Please:
Gingerbread Shed, Irish Stout Cake, Back & Crack Scotch Eggs