Posted in July 2012

Baby Blue Cupcakes

Baby Blue Cupcakes

I was asked to make some cupcakes at work for a colleague who was off on maternity leave. I love making pretty cupcakes and choosing colours, decorations etc and just having a bit of fun with it all. She’s expecting a baby boy so I chose a mix of pale blue and white icing, white … Continue reading

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

I have a confession to make. Until I made these I had never had a Red Velvet cupcake. Scandalous for a cupcake enthusiast such as myself I know! After making these, I can now see what all the fuss is about – AMAZING!! I made the Hummingbird Bakery version, as I’ve heard they do some … Continue reading

Banoffee Pie Cupcakes

Banoffee Pie Cupcakes

I made these just because I fancied trying a new recipe and was trying to work around what I had in the house! I haven’t made much from the Primrose Bakery (despite having their app on my phone) but I was really impressed with these as they turned out a beautifully light and moist sponge … Continue reading

Maple & Pecan Sandwich Cake

Maple & Pecan Sandwich Cake

I’m visiting family this weekend and promised I would make a cake for afternoon tea. I wanted to do something quite classic, that you might find in a tea shop or something and was toying with a coffee and walnut cake. However as I browsed through my cook books and found the Hummingbird Bakery’s Maple … Continue reading