Home of Fabulous Cakes
All of the recipes seen in The Home of Fabulous cakes are taken from Fiona's two books, Bake and Decorate and The Birthday Cake Book. Copies of the books are available here. The programme originally aired each Sunday afternoon on ITV1, between the 23rd September and 25th November 2012.
Episode 1: Fiona shares her glamorous baking secrets. In this episode Fiona makes four delicious treats for the perfect tea party, including classic shortbread, a fabulous teapot cake, and some lovely iced biscuits.
Episode 2: Fiona makes four delicious treats inspired by Summer berries, visits a pick-your-own farm in Leicestershire, and teaches novice bakers to make a Victoria sponge
Episode 3: In this epsiode, Fiona makes cakes using vegetables- a clever way of giving children their five a day. Fiona also visits a honey farm and uses the fresh honey in her baking.
Episode 4: Fiona makes gingerbread biscuits, and sponge cakes disguised as ice cream cones in this birthday-themed programme.Fiona also bakes two show-stopping birthday cakes.
Episode 5: Get prepared for Halloween with some not-so-tricky to make treats! Peanut and Carmel cookies, bat biscuits, and a volcano cake complete with honeycomb lava all feature this week. Fiona also visits an orchard and is inspired to bake toffee apple cake pops.
Episode 6: Fiona creates a stunning array of cakes based on the Bollywood theme. Inspired by a trip to an Indian market, Fiona creates a masala chai cake, decorated in a Mehndi design. She also creates a bollywood roses cake, chili chocolate meringues and an exotic fruit meringue.