Baking

Coconut Cupcakes

I’m a huge fan of anything coconut, bounty, Malibu, cake, coconut pieces if it has coconut in it I’m sure I will love it. I thought I would try two different cupcakes containing coconut. The first cupcake was a coconut sponge made with desiccated coconut. I like to sometimes fill my cupcakes with a filling […] Read more…

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

I have always made a normal buttercream icing for my cakes and thought I would try something different. I whipped up some basic vanilla sponge cupcakes and decided to top them with a silky smooth Swiss meringue buttercream. This buttercream has a different method compared to normal buttercream. You have to heat the egg whites and […] Read more…

Funfetti Ice Cream Cupcakes

If you have read my blog from when I was in Florida you will remember that I bought a box of funfetti cake mix.  I have no idea why I bought it as I have always made my own cupcakes but it looked pretty and it looked american so it got thrown in the shopping […] Read more…

Baby Cupcakes

I have waited so long to do some baby cupcakes for someone and I finally got a chance to do some when my lovely boss at work was going on maternity leave 🙂 I made some vanilla sponge cupcakes and whipped up some vanilla buttercream to swirl on top.  I made my little cupcake toppers […] Read more…

Golf Birthday Cake

Brief: This cake was for my dad’s birthday being a golf fan, it only seemed right to make a golf themed cake. The Cake: The single tier cake was a vanilla sponge filled with vanilla buttercream and a strawberry jam.  The cake was then covered with a dark green fondant icing. The Design: I wanted the cake […] Read more…

Creme Egg Cheesecake

I am the biggest creme egg fan and I thought with creme eggs being off the shelf from Easter Sunday I needed a dessert with a creme egg overload for the family… well for me but I will share with the family. I found a few recipes online for a creme egg cheesecake and adapted […] Read more…

Easter Cupcakes

I wanted to make some proper Easter cupcakes so, I thought I would do some fondant modelling for the top of my cupcakes.  I made two bunnies one pink and one blue and then decided to do a model of a bunny digging from the techniques I had learnt from the other bunnies. I had […] Read more…

Cadburys Creme Egg Cupcakes

For my creme egg cupcakes I froze three packs of mini creme eggs 24 hours before making my cakes so I could put the creme eggs inside my cakes without them melting. Fast forward 24 hours and I had made my chocolate cake batter and put a mini creme egg into the centre of each cupcake case […] Read more…

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