Category: Cupcakes

Reine de Saba Cupcakes

Reine de Saba Cupcakes, how deliciously French

 Continuing on the French theme {after the Madeleine baking I did in Paris} these chocolate and almond treats are cupcake versions of Reine De Saba cake from Julia Child’s classic work Mastering The Art of French Cooking, with Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle. They are decadently...

Eton Mess Cupcakes

Eton Mess Cupcakes

We have spent a lovely week with friends camping in North Yorkshire. I did a little bit of baking in the van, including these Eton Mess Cupcakes which I baked, rather drunkenly, on Jubilee Bank Holiday Monday {well, I was running out of time to use...

rhubarb and custardy cupcakes

Rhubarb and Custardy Cupcakes

Rhubarb is a fabulous fruity vegetable which we have for pud in many traditional ways, rhubarb crumble, rhubarb fool, rhubarb and custard. We are house sitting in a rural spot on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales for a week, looking after two gorgeous old dogs....

Blueberry Compote and Almond Cupcakes

Blueberry Compote and Almond Cupcakes

I picked up these fab paper cupcake cases in Sainsburys the other day, I love the Beefeaters marching round them! They screamed out blueberries so I had a little think. These jolly buns have a moist, light almond sponge, a secret filling of freshly made...

strawberry marshmallow cupcakes

Strawberry Marshmallow Cupcakes {vegetarian}

I have finally had some free time to do some baking today, life has been pretty hectic since the last post. We spent the rest of the week down in Yorkshire catching up with friends and family. I did have chance to do a quick...

Gingerbread Cupcakes

Gingerbread Cupcakes

May has arrived, it is my favourite month of the year.  We are in Yorkshire, hence the dry-stone wall and the skipping lambs, we are down to photograph a calendar for Hotties Supporting Help for Heros, details of which can be found here. The shoot was so...


Lashings of Ginger Beer Cupcakes

I thought I’d continue with the drink theme after the Gin and Tonic Cupcakes and these are definitely a personal favourite. I just love ginger beer. I love it on its own, over ice, mixed with rum, mixed with vodka, with whiskey, instead of lemonade for Pimms…....

Gin and Tonic Cupcakes

Gin and Tonic Cupcakes

We are back near Dundee, house sitting. Unfortunately, on the way to Stirling for a day out, we broke down with engine trouble. A tow truck returned us to Dundee and Juan the Van awaits his fate until after the bank holiday weekend. What else was...

blueberry swirl cakes

Blueberry Swirl Cupcakes

Rainy afternoons are made for baking, it brings a little sunshine into the house, spreads some cheer. Today was one of those days. The jammy, rippling technique I use in the sponge is something I do often, it can be done with all sorts of...

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