Thursday, 13 November 2014

Betty Crocker Master Class and giveaway



I recently attended the Central school of cookery with some fellow bloggers to attend a Betty Crocker master class.The event was fun and interactive with a hands on baking and decorating class.


 After a brief introduction about the history of Betty Crocker, we set about baking  with the  Betty Crocker products.




The prepared Betty Crocker mixes are really easy to use and you can get guaranteed results each time you use them. The mixes can be used in innovative ways to create a multitude and variety of cakes that not only look good but taste awesome. You can check out the full  Betty Crocker baking range here.



At the event we used the red velvet mix, the vanilla mix, the brownie mix and the cookie mix.With amazing team work with my friends Akesha Reid and LeBinh we created some delectable cakes.


We made some lovely marbled swirley snowflake red velvet and vanilla loaf cake with frosting, some crunchy christmas brownie houses, chocolate chip cookie brownies and some Christmas themed vanilla cup cakes with vanilla frosting.



For the frosting Betty Crocker have delicious cream cheese frosting and their new vanilla Icing and Rainbow Sprinkles which is a two in one solution, you get the sprinkles with the icing. It is convenient and easy to use, as it comes with the perfect amount of sprinkles and the creamy vanilla icing to frost any cookies  or cakes. Betty Crocker™ Vanilla Icing with Rainbow Sprinkles is available in your local supermarket from and retails at RRP of £2.85.






















At the masterclass we had lots of fun creating and decorating the cakes. The emphasis was on christmas and we really enjoyed decorating our bakes with christmassy fondant cut outs.


I had a lovely time baking at the Betty Crocker Masterclass, and would like to thank Betty Crocker for inviting me and giving me a wonderful goody bag  so that I could continue baking at home too.






















3 of the photos  (the loaf cake in 1st picture , the group photo and the breaking egg
 one in collage) used in this post were from Preston Perfect Photography, the rest are copyright of citrusspiceuk

As always at simplyfood, when ever I try something new I like to give my readers a chance to try it too. Betty Crocker has been very kind and they have agreed to send 1 simply food reader 5 betty crocker products so that they too can create some lovely christmas bakes to enjoy during the festivities.

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259 comments:

  1. My Favourite Cake Is Chocolate Cake With Fudge Icing

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  2. My favourite cake is carrot cake with cream cheese icing, and lots of raisins and pecans :) xx

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  3. Coffee & walnut loaf cake with American frosting

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  4. Carrot cake with cream cheese icing, with plenty of raisins and pecans :) xx

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  5. I love coffee and walnut cake! Thank you x

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  6. Carrot cake with lots of cinnamon!

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  7. Red Velvet cake is amazing x Fab giveaway

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  8. Dark Chocolate cake with white chocolate frosting

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  9. I love light victoria sponge with fresh cream and thick jam mmmmm

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  10. Birthday cake, always tastes amazing

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  11. Chocolate fairy butterfly cakes. :)

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  12. Simple sponge cake with some Nutella on top :)

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  13. Devil's food cake

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  14. I love cherry cake

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  15. What is your favorite cake?
    Lemon drizzle ooohhh yeah

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  16. anything with chocolate in it!

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  17. Chocolate with fresh cream and strawberries

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  18. Victoria Sandwich.

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  19. Rainbow Layer Cake - love making and eating it!

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  20. Yummmmm to all of it..but I love carrot cake!

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  21. Red velvet cake

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  22. chocolate cake!

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  23. Lemon Drizzle Cake

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  24. homemade chocolate fudge cake, thanks for the yummy giveaway

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  25. You had me at cake - Oh I have choose just one... lemon drizzle

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  26. Carrot cake, but not any carrot cake, MY homemade carrot cake. yummy!

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  27. Dundee Cake , or any rich dark fruit cake - preferably laced with brandy :p

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  28. Dundee cake or any rich dark fruit cake , preferably laced with brandy :p

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  29. Lemon Drizzle Cake - Elizabeth Doody

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  30. carrot cake

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  31. Chocolate fudge cake

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  32. Apple and cinnamon crumb cake :)

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  33. Carrot cake

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  35. Chocolate cheesecake. Nom nom nom!

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  36. You can't beat a traditional Victoria Sponge! ;)

    Jen xx
    www.kitsch-n-sync.com

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  37. P.s. The facebook task doesn't work properly as there is an extra character in the address bar when it redirects :)

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  38. Lemon drizzle cake.

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  39. Chocolate fudge cake

    @rachiegr

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  40. lemon drizzle cake

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  41. fruit cake - home made by hubby

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  42. My favourite is a simple Victoria sandwich with loads of buttercream!
    JoJo

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  43. I really like Christmas cake, although I pick off all of the icing haha!

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  44. Anything containing chocolate.

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  45. I've been trying my hardest to visit you on facebook but your link says it broken, and when I posted this comp on my facebook I couldn't get to you through there either. I said that I had visited, as I fully intended to, but have not been able to. Sorry.

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  46. I can easy be tempted by an uber chocolate cake. I'm talking chocolate sponge, chocolate filling, chocolate icing and even chocolate buttons on top! That's my favourite!

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  47. Betty Crocker chocolate cake

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  48. It was devils chocolate cake up until this week when i got diagnosed diabetic lol... going to have to find an alternative

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  49. lemon drizzle cake :) nom nom

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  50. Red Velvet.. and I spot red velvet in the pics!! Love the buttercream <3

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  51. White chocolate & coconut

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  52. Coffee & Walnut

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  53. i love lemon loaf cake plain and simple easy to bake and tasty as anything ! :)

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  54. Bakewell tart.

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  55. I generally go for chocolate cake (maybe with mint frosting). But pumpkin cake or carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is also amazing.

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  56. Love Red Velvet Cake - leanne w

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  57. Carrot cake with cream cheese icing

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  58. Chocolate and vanilla Marbel cake

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  59. Red Velvet cake for me

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  60. fruit cake, especially Christmas cake

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  61. Anything with chocolate in really. Failing that, lemon.

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  62. Carrot cake with cream cheese topping x

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  63. Coffee! Everyday.

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  64. Home made chocolate cake Mmmmm.

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  65. My favourite cake has to be warm chocolate fudge cake!

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  66. Victoria sponge cake with jam and cream.

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  67. My favourite is banana cake with chocolate cream icing.

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  68. My favorite is chocolate fudge cake

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  69. Just a bog standard Victoria sponge with cream and jam

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  70. love carrot cake with real cream cheese icing

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  71. Coffee and walnut cake

    @jaizduck

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