Baking

Valentine’s Cupcakes

Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate Valentine’s Day I made some love themed cupcakes as well as spending the day with my better half ūüėČ The cupcakes are a vanilla sponge topped with a passion fruit flavoured buttercream. ¬†For my buttercream flavouring I use Foodie Flavours Natural Flavouring. ¬†Their flavouring gives a strong flavour but as […] Read more…

Disney Pancakes

Happy Pancake Day!¬† Are you a Disney lover? ¬†If you are then you will love my Disney pancakes, rather than the usual traditional pancakes I decided to give mine a Disney twist. I used my giant Disney cookie cutter as a mould for my pancake mixture in my frying pan and much to my delight […] Read more…

Unicorn Cupcakes

As I haven’t baked in quite a while I thought I would go all out with some cupcakes and make some with unicorns on. The cupcakes are a basic vanilla sponge recipe. I have always used cupcake Jemma’s vanilla cupcake recipe as it is a very simple recipe and always come out perfect. The buttercream […] Read more…

Bakes Box | Chocolate Truffle Mud Cake

December’s Bakes Box dropped through the door early to my excitement. This month’s recipe was a Chocolate Truffle Mud Cake… sounds like chocolate heaven to me! I was meant to be making this cake for New Year however, due to spending too many hours shopping in the sales I never got round to baking. So […] Read more…

Bakes Box | Ginger Biscuit Box

As it was nearly Christmas, Bakes Box collaborated with Maid of Gingerbread and November’s bake was a ginger biscuit box.¬† This was by far the hardest bake I had encountered for a long time.¬† I am not the biggest fan of gingerbread but I thought I would give the challenge a go at creating a […] Read more…

Bakes Box | The Meringue Girls Eton Mess Cake

Bakers Gonna Bake Bake Bake! I was so excited that October’s box was in collaboration with Meringue Girls! I am a big fan of Meringue Girls and love all the colourful meringue kisses they make. ¬†October’s box was a recipe from the Meringue Girls new book Everything Sweet. The recipe was Eton Mess Cake which […] Read more…

Bakes Box | Chocolate Ganache Roulade

Unfortunately I missed the first two Bakes Box, I was a little slow joining the fun and missed the salted caramel chocolate cake and the yay birthday cake :-(. When Septembers Bakes Box dropped on the doorstep I was over in the US so it made coming home that little bit more exciting.¬† In a […] Read more…

Thanksgiving Cupcakes

Happy Thanksgiving to our American friends! National Cake Day and Thanksgiving fell on the same day this year so I didn’t need a lot of encouraging to do some thanksgiving cupcakes. ¬†My turkeys were made from fondant icing, the turkey itself being chocolate flavoured. ¬†I then added my turkeys to a vanilla cupcake with a […] Read more…

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