“Treat or Treat” Halloween Cupcakes

Yes these cupcakes look gruesome and really not that appetising, unfortunately my dad said it looked like something the dog had brought up (how lovely)... I suppose that can be still classed as creepy and gross for Halloween. So are these cupcakes a Trick or Treat... Have I really just baked some slime, worms with … Continue reading “Treat or Treat” Halloween Cupcakes

Toffee Apple Cupcakes

Fancy an little treat in time for Halloween and Bonfire Night, how about these Toffee Apple Cupcakes. They are soft and moist, with the sweetness and chewiness of the apple and toffee pieces. I have actually made them twice but doing them different ways, the first batch of cupcakes I did was using Whitworths Choc … Continue reading Toffee Apple Cupcakes

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes – Turkey Egg

Here is the second batch of cupcakes on my egg comparison, in these cupcakes I used turkey eggs. Looking at the turkey egg you can see it is a lot smaller than the goose egg I used, its size is closer to that of a duck egg but tastes like a chicken egg. Just like the … Continue reading Vanilla Bean Cupcakes – Turkey Egg

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes – Duck Eggs

Here is the final batch of the cupcakes I baked for comparison, this time using duck eggs. I would say that the duck egg is slightly bigger than a chickens, just like the goose and turkey eggs the shell is thicker than a chickens. Duck eggs have a higher fat content compared to chickens, they … Continue reading Vanilla Bean Cupcakes – Duck Eggs

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes – Goose Egg

Here is the first batch of the cupcakes I made, I decided to start with the goose egg. Visually you could obviously it was much larger than your everyday chicken egg, when it came to cracking it, it took a couple of attempts as the shell was fairly thick and this was the first time … Continue reading Vanilla Bean Cupcakes – Goose Egg

Raspberry and White Chocolate Cupcakes

The flavoured icing sugar carries the raspberry flavour through the light sponge. You have the sweetness of the white chocolate and raspberry ripple icing sugar and the tartness of the raspberries pieces go perfectly together. I think white chocolate and raspberries are match made in heaven. I always ask for feedback on my bakes, what … Continue reading Raspberry and White Chocolate Cupcakes

Black Forest Cupcakes

Black Forest Cupcakes I saw this recipe for Black Forest Cupcakes on the Lakeland website a while ago, so I thought that I would use this for my Halloween Cupcakes that I was going to be doing. For the Cupcakes 50g Dark Chocolate, (70% cocoa solids) broken into small pieces - I used Dr Oetker Dark Chocolate … Continue reading Black Forest Cupcakes

Double Chocolate & Pistachio Cupcakes

One of the websites that I like to go on often is BakingMad, they have so many recipes on there that I want to try out. I love using the Billington's Sugars and Nielsen Massey Extracts. These double chocolate and pistachio muffins from BakingMad are delicious, the flavour of the pistachios paired with the dark … Continue reading Double Chocolate & Pistachio Cupcakes

Birthday Chocolate Fudge Cake & Cupcakes

Just thought that I would share a quick post with you all about the Birthday Cake and Cupcakes I made this weekend for some friends of mine. This weekend it was my friends Birthday BBQ / House warming party, very lucky to still have some nice weather, I think it has been warmer than our actual … Continue reading Birthday Chocolate Fudge Cake & Cupcakes

Gooey Chocolate Raspberry Cakes

So as you know I have a slight raspberry addiction and I have many recipes with them, this one is so delicious you could serve it as a dessert at dinner, like a mini melt in the middle pudding. It was a few months ago I came across this recipe, on a blog called Eat Little … Continue reading Gooey Chocolate Raspberry Cakes