Bake British desserts at home
Each month you will get a box filled with non perishable ingredients required to make your delicious dessert. There will be a step by step recipe card complete with the history of the dessert, some fascinating facts from Queen Anne and helpful hints from King Henry.
Novembers box is perfect for those cold winter evenings. This simple dessert is deceptively delicious. Your choice of fruit is lightly sweetened and spiced, covered with a crumble and then topped with a fine layer of oats. Baked, this dessert resembles a crisp or a cobbler but don’t be fooled. Serve it hot with a generous helping of vanilla custard. (Kit makes one 8x8 fruit crumble and 2 cups of custard)
Order by November 12th to get this box!
Q: Can a non-dairy & soy person switch out ingredients to make it work? Asked by Ashley C., October 2021
That may be difficult as we make mixes for certain recipes which occasionally do contain milk powder.
We do list all the ingredients provided in each kit on the bottom of the box so you would be able to see what was included.
Q: At the top it says orders placed today ship Dec 1 (today is Oct 17). When I scroll down and see the Nov 2021 sneak peek, it says 'order by Nov 15th to receive this box'. Which is it?Asked by S S., October 2021
Apologies for that, there is a glitch in the Cratejoy system that has caused the Dec 1 statement to appear. They are working on a fix for it and have assured us they will produce a workaround shortly.
All of our boxes (whether the first or subsequent) ship on or around the 15th of each month. The next shipment will be November 15th for the Fruit Crumble and Custard box, orders need to be placed by November 12th to receive that kit.
Q: Is there a Facebook group for the subscribers of this box? I think it would be great to exchange comments, questions, substitutions, ideas, etc about this box. Asked by Sarah E., September 2021
A Facebook group is something we had tentatively been considering setting up. We will look into it further for sure and let everyone know if it seems to be a good route for us.
Q: Brand new subscriber! Can any of your past boxes be bought? I see I've missed a lot of great recipes!!!Asked by Sarah E., September 2021
Hi Sarah, Yes we do have a number of past boxes for sale that can be purchased directly through our website. If you go to thebritishbash. com and click on the Baking Kits tab you will be able to see what we have available.
British Bash has delivered in every way. The boxes are packed nicely. You are given a shipping notice and they arrive right on schedule. The ingredients are perfectly labelled and the baking recipe is very easy to follow. The recipe cards included have great photos, step by step instructions, facts about the bake, and variations if you need them.
The customer service is great. They respond fast to emails and are perfectly polite!
I have enjoyed the recipe I have made and it has provided a great activity to do with the family, with the added plus of having a great treat at the end!!
So glad you enjoyed your box Mary, the next one will be on its way to you the end of this week.
My first box was the tea loaf. It was delicious! The recipe was easy to follow and I love having the dry ingredients all measured out and ready to go. I wish the recipe card included the measurements for the dry ingredients, because I would love to make this again. I am really looking forward to my next box!
So glad you enjoyed the tea loaf, we unfortunately can't add the measurements for the ingredients at present but are working on it. We will however email you the recipe so you can make the loaf again.
We gifted this to my partner's daughter who enjoys baking, and she loves the box! She has sent us pictures from the two projects she has made, and commented on the uniqueness and deliciousness of the baked goods. We extended the gift for her Birthday which she is excited about!
Baked my first box. I was daunted at first, but it came out perfect and delicious. What a fun different baking box!
Enjoyed our first dessert tonight- Eve’s Pudding. Very simple instructions and delicious end product!
Hi Chip, glad you enjoyed January's box. Next months is a classic, Sticky Toffee Pudding so hope you like that one too.
The British Bash Baking Box is so much fun! As a college student, I don’t always have time to go out and buy ingredients or look up recipes to make things. With the British Bash Baking Box, I get all of my dry ingredients and directions delivered right to me in one convenient package! You even get cool facts about the recipe you are making! I never thought I could make such cool desserts! Novice and expert bakers alike will marvel at the delicious recipes provided. This is a perfect subscription box for anyone who loves to bake or those who would like to learn!
Hi Bridget, thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed the box, Spotted Dick and Custard is a fun dessert to make.
Just made our mincemeat pies from the first installment of a 6-month Christmas gift subscription from my daughter. It’s the Great British Baking Show without any stress!
Too bad we can’t invite anyone to tea!
Hi Julia, so glad you enjoyed the mince pies, The next box will ship around mid January hope you enjoy the next one too.
A moist loaf made with tea from Yorkshire. The addition of dates and raisins adds sweetness without the need for lots of sugar. Delicious with the drizzle and almonds included but traditionally served in slices spread with butter. Your box will arrive containing all the non perishable items you will need, all you need to add is butter and an egg, we even include recyclable disposable baking pans for your convenience.
November's box is Banoffee pie, a rich delicious dessert made from bananas, toffee and cream. The pie base was originally a sweet short crust pastry but this version using digestive biscuits has become more popular. Enjoy as a special after dinner treat or with a hot cup of tea at any time. Your box will arrive containing all the non perishable items you will need, all you need to add is butter, milk and a banana. All boxes now contain compostable packaging.
December's box is a British Holiday classic, make 12 individual Mince Pies. We will guide you through making your own mincemeat and sweet shortcrust pastry from scratch. Mincemeat is a perfect blend of mixed dried fruits, butter, sugar and spices cooked together with the included orange juice or substitute in your own Brandy or other spirit. Perfect warm or cold and excellent with a hot cup of tea.
Our January box will be Eve's Pudding. This Victorian era dessert is a delight of simmered slices of spiced apple topped with a sponge, and baked until the cake is golden brown. It is served hot with lashings of equally hot custard. Eve’s pudding is the ultimate comfort dessert for a cold winter’s night. And don’t forget, always great with a cup of tea or a hot toddy.
A classic British dessert: a dark sponge cake with hints of molasses made with sweet dates and soaked in a rich toffee sauce. Eat it sliced hot with a dollop of whipped cream or your favorite vanilla ice cream. For a whole different experience, enjoy a slice, a few days after baking, spread with butter, and consumed whilst drinking a hot cup of tea.
Make 10 individual Bakewell tart’s. Sweet shortcrust pastry case filled with a layer of raspberry jam and frangipane (a sponge cake-like filling enriched with ground almonds) then sprinkled with sliced almonds and/or a thin drizzle of icing. The perfect treat with a hot cup of tea!
Make an Easter Tiffin, a "fridge cake" made of crushed biscuits, sugar, butter, raisins and cocoa powder, topped with a layer of fudge and decorated with British chocolate mini eggs. Bake your own biscuits (British cookies), crush and form a base, then make a delicious fudge topping. Invented in the early 1900s in Troon, Scotland this decadent confectionery is perfect for dessert or at anytime of the day alongside a hot cup of British tea.
This scrumptious dessert is made of numerous layers. You will bake a light sponge cake which combined with a fruit jelly will form the base layer. Add an optional fruit layer, then prepare the creamy vanilla custard and whipped topping. Your masterpiece is then finished with a handful of sprinkles. Delicious as a dessert but equally excellent at any time of the day.
Make 9 tasty traditional Chelsea Buns, filled with lightly spiced cranberry and apricot and topped with a sugar glaze. Reminiscent of their American cousin (the cinnamon roll), these buns are less sweet but equally as delicious. Enjoy as an after dinner treat or as a tasty morsel for breakfast, and especially good with a hot cup of tea.
This moist, sweet sponge is coupled with a sharp glacé icing at the top and tangy lemon butter icing in the middle, giving a mouthwatering taste explosion.
Make these deliciously decadent slices which consist of a dainty flaky pastry base, a thin layer of jam, smooth creamy Creme Patisserie topped with another layer of pastry and a sweet glace icing. A stunning dessert but equally as delicious any time of the day with a hot cup of tea.
Very popular in Britain these are the younger sister of the American cupcake, however smaller and more delicate. Made with a delicious chocolate sponge, a hole is cut into the top of the cake and filled with chocolate hazelnut butter icing. The disc that was removed is then sliced in half and placed onto the cake to resemble wings. Sprinkled with roasted salted chopped hazelnuts to create a delicious dessert or afternoon treat. (box makes 8 cakes).