We've rounded up our most popular recipes for 2015 as visited by you, from Mary Berry's classic cakes to the Hairy Bikers' favourites. It's been a busy year!
We’ve rounded up our most popular recipes for 2015 as visited by you, from Mary Berry’s classic cakes to the Hairy Bikers’ favourites. It’s been a busy year!
It’s been a busy 12 months and we love to see what recipes have been the most popular with our lovely goodtoknow audience. The
results include the usual favourites: chicken, cupcakes and pasta but
also include some new additions including Custard Cream biscuit bars, a Slimming World dessert and one or two others!
Baking has been bigger than ever this year (thank you
Great British Bake Off) and you can see that with the massive amount of
cakes and bakes on this list – including a few recipes from the baking
queen herself, thanks Mary Berry!
These recipes have been given the seal of approval by you as you
return to make them time and time again. So if you’re looking for some
new ideas for next year, this is the place to find them.
Click through to see all the different recipes you’ve been making and baking this year…First up are these delicious chocolate brownies…
Why so popular? The goodtoknow team adores these rich and gooey chocolate brownies, and they are our most poular brownie. Serve on their own or with a generous helping of ice cream or custard.
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Why so popular? This is a classic chicken casserole made with tender chicken, which will keep your whole family warm in the winter months.
Why so popular? This delicious Mississippi mud pie is a Slimming World favourite which makes it guilt-free and gives us even more reason to love it! You’ve all been trying a slice of this chocolate heavan and have done nothing but rave about it.
Why so popular? Rustle up a batch of these gooey chocolate chip cookies in about 30 mins with our quick and easy recipe. This recipe uses chocolate chunks instead of chips for extra chocolate.
Why so popular? This recipe is ideal if you’re craving your usual
Friday night curry when you’re trying to be good. It’s a guilt-free
healthier alternative to a takeaway and is ready in under 40 mins.
Why so popular? This impressive dish is ideal for special
occasions or when you fancy a change from your usual Sunday roast. It’s a
Gordon Ramsay recipe, which means restaurant quality.
Why so popular? It was a favourite last year and it’s certainly been a favourite this year. One of the main reasons is that it’s made with Baileys (of course!) and it’s no-bake, the best kind of cheesecake. It’s no wonder you’ve all gone Baileys cheesecake mad!
Why so popular? Homemade soup has really taken this year. One of
our favourite soup recipes which our goodtoknow users have been making
is this creamy carrot and parsnip soup – tangy, filling and warming too!
Why so popular? Our basic recipe is perfect for those who have never made crumble before. The easy to follow, step by step layout of this recipe makes sure you perfect every stage of the crumble to make one masterpiece of a dessert. Give it a go!
Why so popular? We just can’t get enough of this creamy vanilla fudge and it looks like you can’t either. We love how you can make about 36 pieces of this fudge with only 6 ingredients. It’s soft and not too sweet either.
Why so popular? A new recipe for this year by baking expert Mary Berry. This delicious cheesecake is infused with lemon, lime, a creamy cheese topping and biscuit base. Simple flavours, easy to make and real winner in the summer months.
Why so popular? These basic cupcakes can be made time and time
again thanks to our simple recipe. This recipe makes the perfect vanilla
sponge that you can top any way you like.
Why so popular? Everyone loved our Custard cream bars this year. Made with only 5 ingredients, one of them being the classic Custard Cream biscuit, it was no wonder you all went made for them. If you haven’t made them yet, you’re truly missing out!
Why so popular? Not only is this recipe a Hairy Bikers classic (that’s one box ticked!) it’s also a classic that never fails. It’s a Sunday roast must and makes delicious, tender parsnips roasted in a sticky sweet honey glaze. Mmmm…
Why so popular? If you’re looking for a simple starter or party
food that is sure to get your guests talking, we’d recommend these
garlic and cheese stuffed mushrooms. A very easy recipe with delicious
Why so popular? This festive sponge is packed with cherries, raisins and plenty of sherry, so it’s no wonder you’ve been going crazy for this Mary Berry bake this year.
Why so popular? Our basic pancake recipe is a must for Pancake Day and this year it was used by thousands of our goodtoknow’ers. It’s definitely one to save in the recipe book for February 2016. On your marks, get set, FLIP!
Why so popular? Making rocky road just got a whole lot easier
thanks to our step-by-step video recipe. This rocky road is made with
Maltesers, chocolate and mini marshmallows.
Why so popular? We discovered the magic cake this year and it has changed our baking life. This amazing, mind-boggling cake recipe makes one batter but when cooked, turns into 3 seperate layers. We know, we’re as still as shocked as you. You have to try it.
Why so popular? Whether it’s a birthday party or a Christmas do, everyone loves a good vol-au-vent. This recipe has been made over and over again by our users. It uses readymade pastry and shows you how to make 4 different types of filling, what’s not to love?
Why so popular? With a rich Bolognese sauce made with lean minced
beef, a hint of Worcestershire sauce and hot beef stock, this classic
spag Bol recipe is one you’ll want to make time and time again.
Why so popular? If you haven’t tried our homemade Bounty bars recipe you’re missing out – big time! It only takes 3 ingredients to make these delicious homemade versions. Coconut covered in layers of chocolate, what more could you want?
Why so popular? This buttery Victoria sponge cake uses the all-in-one method. It’s soft, moist and perfect sandwiched together with a generous spread of strawberrry jam.
Why so popular? The Hairy Bikers have done it again with this mouth-watering family sized cicken bake. This dish uses chicken thighs, a cheaper cut of chicken, and works out at only 370 cals per portion.
Why so popular? With more and more damsons coming into season in the autumn months, we’ve seen a rise in the amount of people making damson jam this year.
Why so popular? It’s another classic from baking queen Mary Berry. This rich and rather moist chocolate cake is sandwiched together with a sweet chocolate buttercream, mmm…
Why so popular? If you’ve never made cake pops before then this recipe is the one for you. It’s easy to follow (thanks to our step-by-step pictures) and creates perfect cake pops every time, ready for decorating with your own designs.
Why so popular? These rainbow cupcakes were all the rage earlier this year after celeb Abbey Clancy made them on GBBO’s Comic Relief. They’re just so easy to make and perfect for bake sales, kids parties, Friday night… the list goes on!
Why so popular? You can’t beat a classic especially when it’s a recipe by the legend that is Mary Berry. This light and lemony sponge is tangy and sweet and will just melt in the mouth, plus it’s one the easiest cakes to make.