Posted in October 2012

Cupcakes for a Baby Boy

Cupcakes for a Baby Boy

Another one of my friend’s recently went on maternity leave to have a baby boy. This of course called for more pretty blue cupcakes (see my previous Baby Blue Cupcakes here). These are simple chocolate cupcakes (Hummingbird Bakery’s are the best!) decorated with chocolate frosting and blue M&Ms/blue vanilla frosting with Milky Way magic stars. … Continue reading

New York Cheesecake Brownies

New York Cheesecake Brownies

And so to this month’s Alphabakes challenge using the letter N …I was all set to make a New York Cheesecake but wanted to put a twist on it somehow. After a bit of googling I came across Rachel Allen’s Cheesecake Brownies – perfect! I like how this recipe combines two classic US desserts; to … Continue reading

Peanut Butter & Banana Muffins

Peanut Butter & Banana Muffins

Peanut butter and banana is one of those combinations that I’m slightly obsessed with. A toasted wholemeal bagel with peanut butter and sliced banana is possibly my favourite breakfast ever! So when I saw Rachel Allen making her Peanut Butter & Banana Muffins on her new “Cake Diaries” show last week it took me about … Continue reading

Peach & Raspberry Bakewell Tart

Peach & Raspberry Bakewell Tart

I was pondering what to bake this weekend when hubby piped up that he fancied a Bakewell Tart. Decision made! However, I like to try and do something a bit different in my baking and just making a plain old Bakewell Tart seemed a bit boring. Therefore, I swapped the raspberry jam for peach jam … Continue reading