goodtoknow has teamed up with Russell Hobbs to bring you the goodtoknow Cooking Club. Every month there's a full Russell Hobbs Creation Collection up for grabs for our favourite foodie picture. September's theme was summer baking and we had so many fab entries it was hard to choose a winner. See our winning picture and all your lovely entries...
goodtoknow has teamed up with Russell Hobbs to bring you the goodtoknow Cooking Club. Every month there’s a full Russell Hobbs Creation Collection up for grabs for our favourite foodie picture.
Not only do you get the chance to win this amazing prize, you also get your photo on our goodtoknow Recipes site so you can show off to all your friends.
September’s theme was summer baking and we had so many fab entries it was hard to choose a winner.
From summer birthday cakes to strawberry cupcakes, we’ve had a great range of entries this month and you should all be very proud of your delicious bakes. Well done and thank you for entering.
Make sure you keep an eye out for next month’s competition. In the meantime come and see our winning picture and all your lovely entries…
How good does goodtoknow user Rachel Walkers’ white chocolate mud cake look? It was very tough to pick a winner but we just couldn’t take our eyes of this cake. It’s decorated with white chocolate ganache, white chocolate buttons and topped with fresh raspberries.
Rachel says it was made for her friend’s birthday in August – lucky friend!
We just love this strawberry flower cake from goodtoknow user Alicja Firmowska. She’s used delicious fresh strawberries, whipped cream and says the cake had a soft sponge. We just want a slice now!
goodtoknow user Sarah Stubbs made these cute mini sponge cakes this summer. She said that her mum and step-dad grew the strawberries themselves in their allotment. They look delicious!
We just love these summer-themed cake pops from goodtoknow user Leyann Nobes – how good do they look? She said she made them during the school holidays which was a little mad as her son kept wanting to help – aw! We think they look great.
goodtoknow user Emma Tattersall made these perfect chocolate cupcakes with raspberry coulis filling and vanilla frosting – we bet they taste as good as they look.
This strawberry dream cake was made by goodtoknow user Holli Duggan. We just love how the strawberries are cut so perfectly. She said that it’s a vanilla sponge filled with buttercream and homemade strawberry jam, covered with buttercream, and decorated with white chocolate and strawberries – delicious!
goodtoknow user Amy-May made this chocolate and vanilla sponge marble cake for her mum’s 50th birthday. It’s decorated with white chocolate cigarellos and white jazzy sweets.
goodtoknow user Halima Jafari said she’s been hit by the baking bug and made plenty of cakes this summer. We just loved these three – a Victoria sponge with fresh cream and strawberries, banana and cardamon loaf and a chocolate cake. We want them all!
goodtoknow user Sinead O’Callaghan made these strawberry and raspberry-covered cakes during her summer. They both look so tasty – well done, Sinead.
goodtoknow user Elizabeth Higgs said she baked this summery cake to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – we love it.
Wow! This beautifully decorated cake from goodtoknow user Sarah Howe is impressive. She said the cake is made with two sponge mixtures marbled together, one flavoured with fresh raspberries and the other with chopped peaches. Doesn’t that sound delicious?
goodtoknow user Kelly Cording made these simple Dolly Mix cupcakes. WWhat a lovely idea for cupcake toppers.
goodtoknow user Camilla Hawkins said she’s been baking all summer. We just loved her strawberry banana chocolate muffins and Diamond Jubilee pavlova.
Sometimes all you need is a deliciously baked sponge. This simple fruit loaf from goodotknow user Susan Mathew looks so tasty – can we have a slice?
goodtoknow user Simon Tavener made this village fete-themed wedding cake. He said it’s got three different flavoured tiers: apple cake, carrot cake and ginger cake – wow!
How cute are these impressive handmade cupcakes from goodtoknow user Rachel Pipe? They’d be perfect for a girly afternoon tea.
goodtoknow user Laura Stroud made this blueberry and lemon curd cake this summer. It’s topped with lemon flavoured icing for a lovely fruity finish.
We love the look of this lemon and yogurt cake from goodtoknow user Ali Thorpe. We just love how the icing drizzles down the cake – we’re craving a slice now.
goodtoknow user Amanda Scarratt made this cake for her mum’s birthday as she loves the countryside. She said it took 5 hours to make – we think it was definitely worth the effort.
goodtoknow user Aysha Gulshan made this butter cake with white and red icing for her son’s birthday this summer. We love the cute car decorations.
We love this chocolate fudge cake topped with fresh strawberries from goodtoknow user Chloe Trigg. She said it was made for her mum’s birthday – what a lovely treat.
goodtoknow user Christine Hall made these summer-themed cupcakes and cake. We love the colourful butterflies. We think the chocolate fudge cupcakes look so too.
How good do these cupcakes look from goodtoknow user Clair Bates? SImple yet ever-so elegant.
How clever. goodtoknow user Claire Gutsell made these fish-out-of-water cupcakes and cupcake-themed cookies for her summer baking.
goodtoknow user Diane Pearce made this fruity cheesecake this summer. She said she makes this at least once a week for a coffee morning with her friends – lucky them!
We would love one of these banana and raisin cookies made by goodtoknow user Hannah Burtenshaw – they’d be lovely with a cuppa.
How pretty is goodotknow user Hannah Robinson’s butterfly cake? It’s a chocolate sponge with a white chocolate buttercream and raspberry jam filling with two layers of buttercream on top and grated white chocolate on all the sides.
goodtoknow user Jolisa Drummond made these creative cakes this summer. We love her bright green meadow cake with handmade flowers – very nice.
goodtoknow user Joyce Vock made these butterfly cupcakes for her 6-year-old granddaughter’s birthday. We hope she liked them! We think they look delicious.
We think these cupcakes from goodtoknow user Karen Bennett look so tasty – wish we could have one.
goodtoknow user Megan Disley made these piña colada cupcakes for a summer BBQ. She said the cupcake sponge was made with chopped pineapple and coconut milk and a splash of Malibu rum – wow. And they’re topped with rum-flavoured buttercream for a naughty treat.
This baked cheesecake topped with fresh berries was one of the first things goodtoknow user Nelmarie Rennison baked this summer. We think it looks so tasty – well done, Nelmarie.
goodtoknow user Ros Stokes made this impressive bear birthday cake for a friend’s granddaughter. We hope she liked it – we definitely do.
goodtoknow user Sarah Davies baked these Parmesan and pine kernal muffins during the summer. We love a savoury baked treat.
This is goodtoknow user Shirley Williams‘ favourite homemade cake to make, blueberry and yogurt flavoured – how tasty does it look?
goodtoknow user Sue Gershenson made this chocolate and Guinness cake for her work colleagues and she said there wasn’t a crumb left – we’re not surprised.
We love this Union Jack-themed cake goodtoknow user Caroline Hammond made. She said it was inspired by the Jubilee and Olympic celebrations.
goodtoknow user Aga Marchewka made this delicious pavlova this summer. She said it was the first one she’s ever made – it looks so professional.
We think goodtoknow user Wendy Davis‘ tattoo-inspired cupcake and oreo cupcake look so good – very clever ideas.
goodtoknow user Angie Davidson baked these cupcakes for a charity bakesale. She made them in honour of the NHS after watching the Olympic opening ceremony. They look incredible – we bet they raised lots of money!
goodtoknow user Bernie Green made this impressive Barbie cake for her niece’s 5th birthday this summer – she must’ve been thrilled!
goodtoknow user Tracy White made these very pretty chocolate cupcakes with chocolate icing and a simple yellow rose decoration.
Wow! We love this Angry Birds birthday cake that goodtoknow user Grainne Halligan made for her son’s 7th birthday.
goodtoknow user Julie Yates opted for a traditional recipe this summer and made a Bakewell tart. You can’t beat a classic.
goodtoknow user Kristine Davies made these caramel centred cupcakes for a friend who was renewing their wedding vows – the perfect romantic treat.
We love these vanilla cupcakes from goodtoknow user Lauren Carter. She said they’re the perfect choice for summer as they’re light and delicious – we agree.
goodtoknow user Louise Black made this impressive Victoria sandwich with fresh strawberries, cream and homemade strawberry jam. She said she made it as a treat for her son after he passed his English exam 1 year early at the age of 14.
goodtoknow user Naomi MacLennan made this Tangled-themed birthday cake for her daughter’s 4th birthday. She said it was her first attempt of such an adventurous cake – we think you’ve done a great job, Naomi.
Wow that’s an impressive collection of baked goods. goodtoknow user Nikki Batey said she made a lot this summer including chocolate chip shortbread, carrot and pineapple muffins and mini Victoria sandwiches.
How cute is this photo of goodtoknow user Nicola Biven’s daughter Scarlett? She looks very pleased with the vanilla cupcakes they made together on a rainy day.
goodtoknow user Wilma Van Der Molen made this lemon cake with lemon icing this summer. We think we know who wants a slice.
goodtoknow user Suzanne Cooke and her 6-year-old daughter made this chocolate cake together – looks like there’s a future baker in the family!
goodtoknow user Sharon Cundell made these tasty-looking mini Victoria sandwiches. These bite-sized treats would be great for parties.
We’re very impressed with goodtoknow user Katie Bennett’s rainbow layer cake. She said she made on a wet summers day to cheer the kids up. We also love her pretty butterfly cake.
goodtoknow user Kayleigh White’s chocolate log and chocolate profiteroles are the ultimate chocolate heaven.
goodtoknow user Kirsty Eamer made this for her daughter’s christening. It must’ve looked so pretty on the food table.
goodtoknow user Laura Hodge made these amazing cakes this summer. We love how detailed they are especially the flower covered one.
We just love this photo of goodtoknow user Caroline Burt’s daughter with her version of a Bruce Bogtrotter cake from Matilda.
goodtoknow user Lisa Hearne made this impressive castle birthday cake for her son’s 7th birthday – we bet he loved it.
goodtoknow user Nicola Coverdale made this delicious strawberry cheesecake for her dad. She said it was her first attempt you could never tell.
We just love these blueberry squash buttercream fairy cakes goodtoknow user Claire Kemp made for her daughter’s school fete. Loving the patriotic butterful on top.
goodtoknow user Selina Jefferson made this Disney-inspired birthday cake for her daughter’s 3rd birthday.
We love these Mojito flavoured cupcakes from goodtoknow user Helen Portman. She said they were made for a friend’s 30th – what better way to celebrate?
goodtoknow user Orla said that she’s been busy baking this summer. These two cakes are beautiful, Orla.
goodtoknow user Alison Orr made these cakes for her grandsons’ birthdays. Wow, we can’t decide which one we like best.
goodtoknow user Carmen Martin made these cakes with her two kids for a charity bake sale in their school. She said the Cornetto-inspired cupcakes were first to go and the burger cupcakes won first prize – congratulations!
We love this pic of goodtoknow user Barbara Moore and her granddaughter Ellie showing off their rocky road cake. How excited does she look?
We think goodtoknow user Beverley Lindfield’s Bakewell cake looks so tempting. We bet it tastes as good as it looks.
goodtoknow user Barbara Evans made this summery butterfly cake for her granddaughter’s 9th birthday – we think it’s amazing.
goodtoknow user Anika Jagot baked this huge batch of impressive looking cupcakes to say thank you and farewell to her work colleagues at the NHS Trust Hospital. What a lovely way to say goodbye.
goodtoknow user Ann Williams made these fork cookies using fresh lavendar for flavouring. Wish we could have one with a cuppa right about now.
So pretty, this professional-looking cake is by goodtoknow user Angela Wilson. She said she made it for her mum and dad’s diamond wedding anniversary – how sweet.
We think this raspberry cheesecake and lemon and white chocolate cake both look so tasty and moist. goodtoknow user Gemma Dray made both these delicious treats this summer – can we come round for tea, Gemma?
goodtoknow user Fiona Morris made this cake for her daughter’s birthday this summer. We think it looks very impressive – the horses are amazing!
goodtoknow user Emma Davis made these great birthday cakes this summer. The black cake was for her son’s 9th birthday and the other for her mother-in-law’s 60th.
goodtoknow user Elizabeth Webster made this mini wedding cake for her daughter’s wedding this summer. What a lovely treat for a special day.
goodtoknow user Elizabeth O’Regan made this Jubilee cake this summer. The cake has a sandwich base with lemon butter icing, berries and ready roll icing for the white stripes.
goodtoknow user Elaine Perkins made this bright pink horse cake this summer. Very cute.
We just love this round bundt cake from goodtoknow user Claire Phillips.
Each of these floral cakes from goodtoknow user Claire Parr has different flavour and decoration – the hard work has definitely paid off.
How good do these lime and dark chocolate cupcakes look? Made by goodtoknow user Corinne Geewan, we think the flavour of these cakes sounds amazing.
goodtoknow user Catherine Sage made this birthday cake during her summer.
We love this cake made by goodtoknow user Caroline Swan. Look at all those flowers, very pretty.
goodtoknow user Caroline Hambleton made these impressive flower cupcakes for a perfect summer treat.
goodtoknow user Chris Gustafsson made this birthday cake for his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son. We bet he loved it!
goodtoknow user Corrie Carson made these toffee cupcake by injecting homemade toffee sauce into the centre of each cake. She said she sold them at her son’s ice hockey game to raise money for their junior club.
goodtoknow user Dawn Rubery told us she’s been baking a lot over the summer. Here are some of our favourites including a chocolate birthday cake and some pretty flower cupcakes.
goodtoknow user Cathleen Kennedy made these ice cream cone cupcakes. She said the centre is filled with rich chocolate and then decorated with vanilla buttercream and raspberry sauce.
We love these cakes from goodtoknow user Christine Edwards. She told us that the cake is full of honey and topped with lemon icing – sounds lovely.
goodtoknow user Denisa Butt made this cake for her husband after he’d been working at the Olympic Games. She said her and the kids just want to show him how much they missed him – aw.
goodtoknow user Debra Vanstone made these impressive flower cupcakes. We think they’re very summery – well done!
We love goodtoknow user Cindy Macdonald’s simpe vanilla cupcakes with vanilla icing which she made for her own birthday. The perfect way to treat yourself.
goodtoknow user Melanie Needham made this gooey chocolate cake oozing with cream.
goodtoknow user Marie Jones baked these cake pops with her daughter Scarlet. She said they had lots of fun making them together.
goodtoknow user Lucy Evans made her very own wedding cake. The top layer is vanilla and strawberry genoese sponge sandwiched in layers, the middle layer is is a carrot and walnut cake and the bottom is Guinness cake. Something for everyone.
goodtoknow user Julie Callow made these Oreo cupcakes during her summer. She said they’re her favourites – they’re one of ours too!
Great British Bake Off fan and goodtoknow user Julie Shaw made these summer Smarties cakes covered in chocolate spread and fun decorations.
goodtoknow user Julie Tullett made this cupcake bouquet for her in-law’s 50th wedding anniversary. They’re very impressive and much tastier than real flowers.
goodtoknow user Karen Railton made this birthday cake for her niece.
Look at all those cakes! goodtoknow user Karen Perry definitely baked a lot over the summer. Wish we could of been there to sample them all.
goodtoknow user Kate Loader baked this chocolate cake for her dad’s birthday this summer. It’s a chocolate sponge decorated with chocolate fingers and crumbled Flake pieces.
goodtoknow user Katherine told us she’s been making a lot of cakes over the summer like these simple lemon buttercream cupcakes with pink flowers.
goodtoknow user Julia Plant made this impressive teddy bear cake for her daughter’s first birthday – we bet it put a smile on her face.
We love this chocolate birthday cake from goodtoknow user Jennifer Roughton. She said she made it for her mum’s birthday and everyone was very impressed. We’re impressed too.
goodtoknow user Jessie Mole made these delicious cakes this summer. They’re a Japanese Christmas cake, lemon meringue pie and a summer cheesecake.
goodtoknow user Jenifer Ferrier made these tasty cupcakes with her daughter. They look very good – and she certainly looks very pleased with them.
goodtoknow user Jacky Macpherson made this selection of baked goods including a lovely-looking bluberry cake.
goodtoknow user Tracy Smith made this scary monster cake this summer for her monster obsessed 3-year-old son Henry – we hope he liked it.
goodtoknow user Talia Sherrin Miller made these impressive cakes this summer.
We just love this elegant wedding cake made by goodtoknow user Tammie Strickland for her big day.
goodtoknow user Susie Gerrard made this delicious cake and her husband decorated it. Good team work.
goodtoknow user Susan Surgeoner said her cupcakes may not look perfect but they taste delicious. This was her first attempt at making cupcakes and we think you did a good job – keep it up!
goodtoknow user Sultana Begum made this gooey chocolate cake topped with fresh strawberries. Sound like a great combination.
We love these baked goods by goodtoknow user Sarah Spicer. We especially love her animal cupcakes and oozing chocolate pud – it looks like it would melt in your mouth.
goodtoknow user Sheila Jewiss made this chocolate cake using a goodtoknow recipe (that’s what we like to hear!) She topped the cake with fresh strawberries as they were in season – can we have a slice please?
We just love this photo of goodtoknow user Sian Richardson’s cake and greedy dog that decided to help himself to a slice. Sian had made this cake for a friend’s wedding – oops. She said he ate a whole tier to himself!
goodtoknow user Skinny Lynn made this collection of summer cakes. We love the look of the coconut covered ones – wish we could sample one or two.
goodtoknow user Stacey D’souza made these crispy blackberry puffs this summer. We think they’d make a lovely dessert.
goodtoknow user Sharon made this Jessie J cake over the summer for a music fan’s birthday – what a nice idea.
goodtoknow user Pauline Hannah made this Maltesers chocolate cake for her dad’s birthday as it’s his favourite.
We love these cakes from goodtoknow user Phoebe Barnett who said she’s spent the majority of the summer baking. We think they all look great.
goodtoknow user Nicola Payton made this cake for her son’s 2nd birthday. It’s one of his favourite characters from Abney & Teal kids programme.
We love the look of these Yorkshire fat rascals from goodtoknow user Paul Brown. They look delicious – wish we could have a bite.
goodtoknow user Natalie Ball said she made this birthday cake for her sister in the summer. She said everyone loved and they all went home with blue tongues – great fun!
goodtoknow user Mhairi Knights made this cheeseburger birthday cake for her son’s 3rd birthday. Very impressive!
We love this Phineas and Ferb cartoon cake made by goodtoknow user Michelle Grundy. The chocolate buttercream looks so good.
goodtoknow user Michelle Roe made this professional looking cake for her friend’s 60th.
We just love this very clever treasure map cake from goodtoknow user Caren Grieves. She said she made it for her son’s 5th birthday.
goodtoknow user Clemma Tagg made this luxurious chocolate cake and dusted it with a little cocoa powder for a simple yet effective topping.
goodtoknow user Sarah Martin made plenty of tasty treats over the summer including these delicious Eton mess cupcakes and a very pretty birthday cake.
goodtoknow user Beverley Trott made these mini Victoria sponge cakes during the summer.
goodtoknow user Kirsten Mayor made this classic Victoria sponge cake. For someone who says they don’t bake that often we think you’ve done a great job – keep it up!
We love these cherry and almond cupcakes from goodtoknow user Sarah Woodward. She said she made them for her husband’s birthday as they’re his favourites.