Bunny Cupcakes
Animals, Easter, Reviews

Review: The Cake Decorating Store

As a pretty passionate baker on a somewhat limited budget, I often find it hard to source some of the more exotic components baking can call for. I only have a local Sainsbury's and an Aldi to buy from- sometimes I struggle to find brown sugar there, never mind if I need some gum tragacanth to… Continue reading Review: The Cake Decorating Store

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Banana and Cinnamon Cupcakes by CakeDiem
Cakes, Recipes

Banana and Cinnamon Cupcakes

Regular readers of my blog will know I purposely buy two extra bananas a week that I allow to go brown so I have an excuse to bake with them- my go-to recipe being banana bread. But this week I've went for something a bit different, mainly due to the fact I haven't been too… Continue reading Banana and Cinnamon Cupcakes

Decorations and theme, Halloween, Holidays and Celebrations

10 super easy Halloween Bakes ANYONE can do

Halloween is one of my favourite times of year. Not really for its origins but because it's a great excuse to throw a fancy-dress party where everyone is happy with the theme. And with themed parties comes themed cakes. And themed cakes are awesome. Around this time of year, you will see cakes depicting whole… Continue reading 10 super easy Halloween Bakes ANYONE can do

Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Raspberry Buttercream by whitneyinchicago, on Flickr
Cakes, Recipes

Simple Cupcake Recipe

A cupcake (also known as fairy cake, patty cake) is a small cake designed to serve on person, commonly baked in paper cases or "cups." They were an American invention (as many delicious recipes are!) The first mention of the cupcake can be traced as far back as 1796, when a recipe notation of "a cake… Continue reading Simple Cupcake Recipe

Snowman Cupcake with Broken Nose
Christmas, Decorations and theme, Holidays and Celebrations

Melted Snowman Cupcakes

So it’s Christmas time. That means it’s the season of festivities, good-will, perpetual hope and of course over indulgence. The latter being, for me personally, the definitive characteristic. However, with the Christmas break also comes mountains of revision for upcoming January exams. T’is the season to be stressed… Between eating mass amounts of food and… Continue reading Melted Snowman Cupcakes