Chocolate cake topped with strawberries and white chocolate buttons
Cakes, Recipes

Super chocolately (and super simple) chocolate cake

https://www.instagram.com/p/wjzuZWkwnU/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link I'm back from my super long hiatus i.e. I've just finished my Master's degree! Who would have thought it would take up so much of my time? But never mind that now; I have all the time I could wish for to bake bake bake. Stay tuned for plenty more bakes over the coming… Continue reading Super chocolately (and super simple) chocolate cake

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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

Football Shirt Cake by Cake Diem
Cakes, Decorations and theme, Party Time, Perfect Presents

Gemma and her Football Shirt Cake

You may not know this but I'm not the only baker in my household. My fantastic house mate Gemma makes the best butter cream icing in the world! And because its her favourite type of icing, there is always a constant supply of cupcakes. It's great living with bakers. Anyway for her boyfriend's birthday she… Continue reading Gemma and her Football Shirt Cake

Red velvet Cake by Cake Diem
Cakes, Recipes, Valentine's

Red Velvet Cake

Hi everyone! I've returned from the pseudo-reality that is the exam season and I'm raring and willing to bake again for you lovely people. In fact, within two hours of finishing my last exam, a couple of my course friends and I baked this beautiful red velvet cake.Do excuse my rushed photography but this wasn't… Continue reading Red Velvet Cake

Bites, Decorations and theme, Holidays and Celebrations, Perfect Presents, Valentine's

Brownie Hearts (Plus Brownie Truffles!)

So a while ago I mentioned I had an insane brownie baking day, and I've finally gotten around to a follow-up post. I literally spent 4 hours in the kitchen only armed with some heart cookie cutters and a piping bag. It was the best of fun though it was exhausting work. And it's all Martha Stewart's… Continue reading Brownie Hearts (Plus Brownie Truffles!)

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