Category: Cupcakes

Runeberg Cakes

Runeberg Cakes (Runebergin Torttu)

Runeberg Cakes (Runebergin Torttu) These cute little cakes are absolutely delicious: sweet, moist and lightly spiced with a heart of jam that’s both inside and on top. Runeberg Cakes, or to give you their Finnish name ‘Runebergin Tortut’, are traditionally baked to celebrate the birthday...

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Vegans, I have a treat for you today! Chocolate orange cupcakes that will seduce you with their moist cocoa sponge and luscious chocolate frosting. The subtle hint of orange comes through from a fine-cut marmalade used in both the batter and the icing. You would never...

Neapolitan Ice Cream Cupcakes

Neapolitan Ice Cream Cupcakes

This is a super old post from February 2012. It somehow didn’t make it across the migration from the old blog to this so I’ve simply cut and pasted it onto a fresh post.  I spend far too much time on Pinterest. It has absorbed...

Cinder Toffee Cupcakes | Vagabond Baking

Cinder Toffee Cupcakes

How angelic do these buns look! I haven’t baked cupcakes for ages and I had a real hankering to make some over the last few days. We are in our final week of a four-week house sit in rural Lancashire, counting down to our winter...

Simnel Cupcakes

Simnel Cupcakes make a Happy Easter!

Easter is so early this year, it’s going to be a white one! I don’t think I ever remember a snowy easter. Oh well, here are some tasty Simnel Cupcakes to cheer us up on the inside. Having watched Mary Berry bake an awesome Simnel...

Vanilla Cupcakes and Sugarpaste Flowers

Vanilla Cupcakes and Sugarcraft Flowers

Another drizzly day was passed creatively this weekend, making sugarcraft flowers. I haven’t used my sugar crafting bits and bobs since the wedding cake I made last August. I had an idea of making flowery cakes for Mother’s Day so dug out my sugarcraft box...

Rose Scented Cupcakes

Scented Rose Cupcakes

These delightful cupcakes were completely inspired by my travels through the middle east a couple of years ago. Eating turkish delight in Istanbul while musing over the domes and minarets, glinting in the late winter sun it a delicious memory. It is one incredible city...

Banoffee pie cupcakes

Banoffee Pie Cupcakes

Here is a delicious bake for the new year! Everyone’s favourite, Banoffee Pie, as a cupcake. Take some toffee banana sponge, cover it with toffee creme patissiere, a slice of fresh banana, sprinkle over some cookie crumbs then top it off with a crown of...

Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

A final post of 2012, and wishing you all a very happy new year! I’m ending this first year of blogging with three of my favourite things in cupcake form, the three c’s: cake, custard and chocolate. Normally a cake, Boston Cream Pie is two...

Rolo Brownie Cupcakes with a caramel filling

Rolo Brownie Cupcakes

I might have gone a bit overboard with these cupcakes. Originally they were simply going to be a basic chocolate sponge topped chocolate buttercream, some caramel and a Rolo. They evolved to become individual Rolo Brownies, with a caramel centre, topped with chocolate caramel swirled...

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