Cupcakes & A White Chocolate Malteser Cake – Good Food Channel

Malteser Cake (1 of 1)-2

There was more than a little cloud of icing sugar in my kitchen this weekend as I busily baked and decorated cakes for the school Christmas fair. Luckily, I’d already had a warm-up, creating some Christmas recipes for the Good Food Channel earlier in November, which provided me with the perfect template for the cake stall… 

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National Cupcake Week – Three Favourite Recipes


It’s National Cupcake Week which means you have the perfect excuse to pre-heat the oven, whip out the butter and icing sugar and get baking and frosting. Every now and again, a new craze or trend, such as cake pops or ‘cronuts’ threaten to knock the cupcake off the sweet treat top spot,  but we… 

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Diamond Jubilee Cupcake Ideas


More Diamond Jubilee inspiration! Although this time in the form of cupcakes, rather than posh trifles. I seem to have been very busy baking cupcakes lately, so far I have baked close to sixty British-themed cupcakes and it isn’t even the Jubilee weekend yet! I’ve had lots of fun experimenting with different toppings, decorations and accessories and there are more… 

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Raspberry Ripple and Basil Cupcakes

Raspberry Ripple Cupcakes

This week I’ve been in my kitchen celebrating the arrival of my shiny new K-Mix – the very generous first prize from Kenwood for my Polish Spiced Christmas Cookies for Let’s Make Christmas hosted by Vanessa Kimbell. I am a very lucky girl indeed and I was super-shocked to hear that I had won out… 

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Chocolate Christmas Pudding Cupcakes


There are always so many things that I want to bake/make/do before Christmas and no matter how early I start, I never have enough time to get everything done.  I thought I was well ahead of the game this year by making my first batch of Pierniczki – Polish Spiced Cookies on 9th November. It turns out… 

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Diddy Cinnamon and Philly Cupcakes


It’s not over yet, brace yourselves for more cupcakes in celebration of National Cupcake Week! My little boy finished his very first full day at school yesterday, so my little girl and I baked some cakes and prepared a little picnic for his return home.   We made these yummy mini cupcakes to a recipe sent… 

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National Cupcake Week and A Course at Cakes 4 Fun


It almost passed me by, but did you know that this week is National Cupcake Week? Yes, officially this is the week that everybody should be flicking on their ovens to get baking some of these scrumptious little morsels. Whenever I think of cupcakes, I am reminded of the course I took at Cakes 4 Fun over in… 

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Raspberry and White Chocolate Cupcakes

Easter is such a lovely time of year and it is made even better by this glorious weather. Not that you really want to be stuck in your kitchen, but if the urge takes you, here are some easy ideas for decorating Easter cupcakes. These are white chocolate chip cupcakes filled with seedless raspberry jam,… 

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Lemony Spring Cupcakes


Although there are still (officially) a couple of weeks until spring, the first appearance of daffodils in my garden have already cheered me up! It’s been a busy couple of weeks (see below) and I realise I have been slack in posting, but I promise lots of lovely posts in the coming weeks.  Today I have been… 

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