Home Bake Box subscription

Home Bake Box is a fun baking subscription box, I like that I get to try something new every month and develop my baking skills.

20160117_112124_Fotor2January’s bake box had 3 complete baking kits (recipe cards and all the ingredients except perishables. They even included the heart cupcake cases and cookie cutters). The theme was Valentine’s Day.

Strawberry Specked Cupcakes

20160207_160656_FotorUsing real strawberry pieces in both the cakes and in the batter, I created delicious cupcakes and strawberry buttercream specked with red, and topped off with pink and red strawberry flavoured glitter sugar sprinkles.  These were baked in heart cupcake cases – so cute and perfect for Valentine’s Day.


Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Shortbread

20160117_112737_Fotor3My first batch were more brown than red. I emailed Abhi at Home Bake Box and she was so helpful, she kindly resent the ingredients but again they turned out more brown than red, the red food colouring did not make any difference. Some other people on social media said that they had the same problem. I was a little disappointed but the shortbread tasted lovely.

Raspberry and Rosewater Gateau


This gateau was delicious!  The rose water perfectly complemented the raspberries and the buttercream.

20160130_211706_Fotor520160130_212510_Fotor6This subscription box costs 19.99 a month (free delivery and no contract) and is definitely worth trying. I enjoyed baking the cupcakes and the gateau and I’m already looking forward to my next home bake box. I can’t wait to see what baking challenge awaits me.

Keep smiling 🙂



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67 Responses to Home Bake Box subscription

  1. tara pittman says:

    What a fun box. Did you have to buy the raspberries or were they in the box?

  2. Ooh yes this is exactly the sort of subscription box I’d love!!!! Free delivery and no contract sounds ideal too. Great looking cake Claire 🙂

  3. What a great subscription box idea, especially if you love baking, some nice ideas in there! x

  4. What a great way to get more people baking. There are so many subscription boxes around at the moment, but I haven’t heard of this one before.

  5. oh wow I need this I love baking especially cakes

  6. Anca says:

    This subscription box sounds fab. I’ve seen many boxes for beauty, pets, lifestyle, food, but one for baking it’s amazing! 😀

  7. fabfood4all says:

    Looks like a fun parcel to receive and make with the kids:-)

  8. Cassandra Mayers says:

    oh I love the ideas of these 🙂

  9. Charli says:

    What a wonderful box! My daughter and I love baking so this would give us something different to bake every now and again 🙂

  10. Ana De-Jesus says:

    What a fantastic box I love the look of the gateaux it looks delicious!

  11. I didn’t know there was a bake box! This is fantastic!

  12. I love to bake. I think I will try something like that recipe soon

  13. This sounds like a great little box that encourages one to try a hand at baking new things.

  14. TheLondonMum says:

    That’s an amazing subscription box concept!! I love it! x

  15. those are way too adorable!

  16. Debbie Denny says:

    That is a great box. Baking is so fun. Looks like awesome products.

  17. Robin Rue (@massholemommy) says:

    This is so awesome for people who love to bake. Love all the fun stuff in there.

  18. These subscription boxes are getting really popular and varied! Thanks for sharing this one. 🙂

  19. Rachel Coopland says:

    Claire. These are amazing if you want to try them xxx


  20. This is such a perfect kit, especially for those that are baking-challenged like me.

  21. Elizabeth O. says:

    How lovely! I didn’t know there’s a bake box subscription. This would be perfect if you’re new at baking and would like some practice!

  22. mhaan.a-ds says:

    Wow this makes baking more enjoyful! I hope we also have baking subscription boxes in the Philippines! Your cake looks yummy!

    Mhaan | http://www.mommyrockininstyle.com

  23. What a cute box. No contract and free delivery is right up my street.

  24. serenityyou says:

    That cake looks amazing!!! really like the sound of this box, bit expensive, but like the fact there is no contract

  25. patricemfoster says:

    Great idea how bake box subscription cake looks delicious. Perfect for new baker like me.

  26. Charlotte says:

    I didn’t know you could get baking subscription boxes. This looks fab! Amazing cake too! x

  27. Lexie Lane says:

    Wow! what a great subscription box. The cake was so fabulous. One slice for me please 🙂

  28. I’ve never used baking subscription box, thanks to your post t’s really worth trying! Amazing cake!

  29. Amy Jones says:

    I didn’t know this sort of subscription was possible. i looks like a really fun box! And the cake looks delicious

  30. Travel Quest says:

    This is the gift box that is I am willing to spend my money for. I have been into baking recently and this will really motivates me.

  31. larabeeuk says:

    They look absolutely scrummy! Such a great idea for a subscription box x

  32. I wish I could say I love baking…LOL…this looks awesome

  33. Idaintyit says:

    Such a great idea for people who want to learn to bake. I love baking

  34. nicol says:

    ive not seen a box like this before and i love it!

  35. What a unique subscription box service! I love the idea and you’ve created some beautiful goodies with the contents! xxx

  36. kacielmorgan says:

    I love the idea of this. I keep saying I want to do more baking so this would be the perfect incentive for me! 🙂

  37. 1stopmom says:

    I love finding out about new subscription boxes. This would definitely get used in my house plus it would be fun to look forward to each month.

  38. Esme Sy says:

    The cake looks mouth watering. I’ve never heard of a baking box subscription before. I would love to try this.

  39. This would be a fun box to receive in the mail! I love how it was themed for Valentine’s Day!

  40. Liz Mays says:

    How fun! It’s awesome that they include the ingredients. This is a great way to get back into baking.

  41. What a good idea and the cake looks fantastic. Red Velvet is my favourite.

  42. Working Mum Blog says:

    The cake looks delicious! I love baking so this sounds like a perfect subscription box for me. I would love to try this.

  43. leeshastarr says:

    Wow, this box looks amazing. I love the “I Love You”

  44. This would be nice for baking with my little boys. They love to help in the kitchen and receiving a monthly box would be a nice surprise for them.

  45. What a great idea! Could be an amazing present for someone specially if they are into baking or even if they are interested but dont know how to start

  46. Rachel says:

    Now this is a good idea for the foodies out there who like to cook and bake x

  47. Candace says:

    This box looks lovely. I’m off to take a better look

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