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Easy Cupcake Piping Alternative

I have to admit, piping is not my strong suit. So if I am making cupcakes for other people I tend to use this method instead! It’s incredibly easy and is also a great way of hiding the wonky cupcakes that have cracked or risen wonky This is just a super easy way of “dressing […] Read more…

Basic Vanilla Buttercream Recipe

Basic vanilla buttercream icing is perfect for cupcakes or you could use this as a filling alternative in a sandwich cake. To make chocolate and vanilla icing add a tsb of cocoa powder. This is literally the easiest recipe ever… 100g Butter 250g Icing Sugar 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract 1 Tbsp of milk (to soften) […] Read more…

Gooey Chocolate Icing

This icing is an easy ganache substitute if you don’t have cream or you’re not that confident making icing yet. It looks virtually the same and tastes great. Be warned though that this doesn’t spread the same, it has a runnier consistency which is why it needs to set in the fridge. Ingredients 100g Icing […] Read more…

cooked basic cupcake

Easy, Basic Cupcake Recipe

This basic cupcake recipe is the foundation that I base my other cupcake recipe’s on! For me, this is the best way to get a decent springy sponge: “No muss, no fuss, no coconuts” – Ralph, Wreck-it-Ralph This batch should make 12 medium cupcakes and you could add either the “Basic Vanilla Buttercream Icing” or […] Read more…

Summer Fruit Cupcakes made with frozen fruit, easy peasy and a little bit healthier too!

Summer Fruit Cupcakes

Who doesn’t love cupcakes! This fruity twist is a family favourite and you don’t need icing to make them tasty. This recipe uses the creaming method because summer fruits (and raspberries, blueberry’s etc) tend to stain the mixture so if you fold in gently you get a nice marble swirl as well = Pretty! I […] Read more…

Langues de Chat Recipe

This is Classic French Recipe for all the family to enjoy – Careful they are moreish (you have been warned). Langues de chat or cat tongues are a type of French cookie. They aren’t much to look at but are a great on the go or lunchbox sweet that are crispy on the outside and […] Read more…

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