These cupcakes turned out to be amongst the prettiest I have made when coupled with The Cupcake Wrapper Co.‘s stunning Yellow Spot cupcake wrappers. They have some gorgeous designs available, the Pink Paris featuring the Eiffel Tower is one of my favorites. All the wrappers are made from card stock and are lightly laminated so you can use them over and over again! I also got to use my kitchen blow torch for the very first time which was extremely fun. Every kitchen should have one of these – I can now toast marshmallows whenever I like.
It’s been a busy festive season for me, starting early
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I seem to be going coconut crazy! Coconut chocolates, Coconut cupcakes …… I wonder if Coconut marshmallows would work? I made these Coconut Vanilla Cupcakes for a baby shower and topped them off with a green butter cream using a Wilton ‘grass and hair’ icing tip and lady bug chocolates. The grass was really effective and looked great. However, if you want even more coconut flavour sprinkle some shredded coconut on top
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Decorating cakes, cupcakes and cookies for kids, in my opinion has to be the best kind of decorating. You can have so much fun and the themes are limitless: pirates, fairies, bugs, bright colours and cuddly teddy bears, just to name a few. I have 2 1/2 baby nieces now so my cupcake decorating days have only just begun and I’m excited! Of course, you can frost these cupcakes with any kind of frosting, but I went for the classic banana chocolate combo and finished off with a brown and pink teddy bear theme.
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I only recently became a Blueberry fan, mainly because they have always been fairly expensive in Australia and not that commonly used (compared to other parts of the world). But, after spending 2 months in New York during winter I absolutely fell in love with blueberries and ate them every chance I got….. hmmm…. blueberry pancakes and blueberry tart and bagels with blueberry cream cheese … drool….
They were slightly cheaper in the US ($3 a punnet), I must say I was expecting them to be a lot cheaper. Well I am back home now and have decided I am willing
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Made for the birthday of a HUGE Doctor WHo Fan! Caramel Mud Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting
Caramel Mud Cupcakes
Recipe from Women’s Weekly ‘Cupcakes and Cookies’
Ingredients 125g (4.4oz, 1 stick) unsalted butter chopped 100g (3.5 oz) white eating chocolate, chopped coarsely 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/4 cup golden syrup 2/3 cup full fat milk 1 cup plain flour, sifted 1/3 cup self-raising flour, sifted 1 egg Method Preheat oven to 160C degrees and line a 12 hole muffin pan with cupcake cases. Combine the butter, white chocolate, sugar, golden syrup and milk in
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As a self confessed chocoholic Easter is one of my favorite times of the year and despite being an adult I insist the Easter Bunny visit!
Adapted from a recipe by Nigella Lawson
Ingredients 125g butter at room temperature 1/2 cup of caster sugar 2 eggs at room temperature 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda 1 teaspoon of baking powder 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract 2 to 3 tablespoons of milk
Preheat oven to 200C (400f) and line a 12 hole muffin tin with cupcake cases. Put
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