Liam Charles recipes: Bake Off contestant Liam Charles shares his best recipes

Liam Charles has lots of recipes you’ll want to try…

liam charles recipes

Liam Charles’ recipes are easy to follow and are sure to get your tummy rumbling as soon as you look at the pictures…

If you loved Liam Charles’ recipes while he was on the eighth series of The Great British Bake Off, you’ll be pleased to hear that he’s published a cookbook full of tasty looking treats. Liam bakes for his family and friends whatever the occasion and if you’re looking for some new inspiration for your next gathering, he’s got plenty of ideas for you to try.

We have a selection of sweet and savoury Liam Charles recipes which have been extracted from his debut cookbook: Liam Charles Cheeky Treats: Brilliant Bake and Cakes.

But if you’re after even more Liam Charles recipes it’s worth checking out his Channel 4 baking show: Liam Bakes. On the six-part series Liam cooks up everything from salted caramel domino millionaire shortbreads and rice pudding cupcakes to his nan’s curry goat pie and chicken Katsu doughnuts. There really is something for everyone!

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Who is Liam Charles?

Born in Hackney, Liam Charles first popped up on our screens back in the summer of 2017 when he competed on the eight series of The Great British Bake Off.  He quickly won over the hearts of the public and many people were left heartbroken when he narrowly missed out on the Bake Off semi-final.

If you can't quite remember Liam's series, it  was the first year after the hit baking show moved from BBC to Channel 4 and the year that new judge Prue Leith accidentally revealed the winner before the final…

Liam Charles recipes:

Liam is passionate about baking and truly believes in its power to bring people closer together, so it’s no surprise that most of his recipes are designed for sharing with family and friends!

Monkey Bread

monkey bread

Haarala Hamilton © Hodder & Stoughton 2018

Liam Charles’ recipe for monkey bread is a savoury take on the traditionally sweet tear-and-share bake.

Get the recipe: Monkey bread

Falafel Scones

Haarala Hamilton © Hodder & Stoughton 2018

If you’re looking for a scone recipe with a twist this recipe from Liam is perfect! Serve with lashings of butter or even some hummus…

Get the recipe: Falafel scones

Rhubarb and custard cake

Haarala Hamilton © Hodder & Stoughton 2018

Know someone who loves the classic sweetshop rhubarb and custards? This is the cake for them!

Get the recipe: Rhubarb cake

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Jessica Ransom
Senior Food Writer

Jessica is a freelance food writer, stylist and recipe tester. She previously worked as Senior Food Writer at Future. While at Future Jessica wrote food and drink-related news stories and features, curated product pages, reviewed equipment, and developed recipes that she then styled on food shoots. She is an enthusiastic, self-taught cook who adores eating out and sharing great food and drink with friends and family. She has completed the Level 1 Associate course at the Academy of Cheese and is continually building on her knowledge of beers, wines, and spirits.