Claire Goodwin

Claire Goodwin

Claire is a speech therapist, baker, cake decorator, sometime radio guest and writer. She writes about food, being fat and living with mental health problems @bake_therapist; www.baketherapy.co.uk; www.facebook.com/CakeChemistryUK


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National BBQ Week: Thai duck kebabs

Dust off those outdoor cookers, kids. It’s National BBQ Week and Claire Goodwin has come up with a smashing idea for an on-the-grill, skewered delight.
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Psoriasis: a scaly story

Since her teenage years, Claire Goodwin has had to deal with the flaky tosser that is psoriasis. It has not been any kind of fun.
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National Breakfast Week: Almond and currant bars

It’s still the week devoted to all things brekkie and former GBBO contestant Claire Goodwin has been back in the kitchen on our behalf, coming up with a thoroughly cool – and gluten free – option.
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National Breakfast Week: Hot Frittata

A week celebrating the most important meal of the day is underway. We asked former GBBO contestant Claire Goodwin to come up with a couple of non-boring options to kick the day off in tasty fashion. Here’s the hot one.
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Recipe: Christmas cupcakes

Fancy causing an excitable hoo-ha at the school Christmas fair? Crack on with these festive fancies from ace baker Claire Goodwin. There’ll be oohing, ahhing, yumming and nomming aplenty. Kiddywink involvement optional.
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Recipe: zombie head on a plate

Scaredy cats look away now. Claire Goodwin has created an exceptionally spooky Halloween treat. The amount of sugar involved alone is terrifying. But delicious – obvs.
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Pudding with a ping

The 60th anniversary of the microwave inspired Claire Goodwin to revisit a suitably snappy recipe from her childhood. And a classic Muppet clip.
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Recipe: Chocolate pud

Not only is it National Dessert Day, it’s also National Chocolate Week. Wild horses couldn’t stop Claire Goodwin from going all out.
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The Great British Bake Off: The Recipes – Week Two

It’s biscuit week and former GBBO contestant Claire Goodwin has risen (arf) to the episode’s dough-based challenges. Behold, then, her fiddlesome-but-totally-worth-it Arlettes and a showstopping – and, indeed, jaw-dropping – Biscuity Butterfly Box.
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The Great British Bake Off: The Recipes – Week One

GBBO is back and former contestant Claire Goodwin is cock-a-hoop. For the next 10 weeks she’ll be sharing her very own takes on each episode’s bake challenges. This week, it’s indulgence ahoy with a Black Forest gateau, a glammed-up Madeira cake and the ingenious, face-saving Coffee and Walnut Truffly Cake Pop Things.