Posts Tagged ‘cupcakes’

adventure: cuba libre cupcakes

ingredients: all the usuals but there is coca cola in the cake mixture, which makes it really gooey and caramely and rum in the butter icing which is yum! Topped with lime fruit pastels.

inspiration: the recipe is from Cupcakes Galore


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adventure: from top – raspberry yoghurt cupcakes, wholemeal fruit muffins, strawberry and peach jam filled cupcakes and flapjacks

ingredients: sugary, buttery, eggy, jammy goodness!

inspiration: cupcake recipes are from Cupcakes Galore, muffins are from The Big Book of Bread and flapjacks are based on this recipe although I just mixed the date goop into the oaty bits. I am not going back to flapjacks without flour!

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adventure(s): cupcake mountain, mini bunting card, nautical apron and nautical wrapping!

ingredients: too many!

inspiration: little sister’s 21st birthday tea! The cupcake mountain was the second cake i made, as the first was a disaster. It is made from 12 cupcakes, stuck together with chocolate icing and covered with more of the same, with the leftover chocolate stuck in wherever there was a space. When we sang happy birthday the flag burnt down – very dramatic! The bunting on the card is really tiny, only about 1.5cm across. The tape stuck accross the bottom is from accessorize – i am addicted to mini tape. The apron i bought from a charity shop for 70p and i embellished it with an anchor with a baby blue rick rack chain, navy blue polka dot ribbon and gold nautical buttons, also from the charity shop. I wrapped it up in the instructions from a vintage pattern, more of the ribbon and another nautical button. Phew!

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adventure: raspberry breakfast muffins

ingredients: self raising flour, butter, milk, sugar, frozen raspberries, eggs

inspiration: another recipe from The Big Book of Bread. Very muffiny!

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