It’s December, so it means I no longer have to feel guilty posting about Christmas baking! I’ll be sharing some Christmas recipes over the next few weeks, so first up, we’ve got chocolate and cherry cupcakes, infused with chocolate brandy mousse. Continue reading “Chocolate, Cherry & Brandy Cupcakes”
Another new recipe from The Hummingbird Bakery – Cake Days cookbook.. hot chocolate cupcakes. The recipe calls for instant hot chocolate powder, so they really are hot chocolate flavoured cupcakes. I found that these cupcakes aren’t as chocolatey as the standard chocolate cupcakes but you can still taste the chocolate flavour in them. Continue reading “Hot Chocolate Cupcakes”
I have been searching for a good Oreo cupcake recipe for a while now, and after coming across this one on another blog –A Cup Full Of Cake, I decided to give it a try. A lot of the cupcake bases for Oreo cupcakes tend to incorporate an Oreo within it somehow, but I liked this recipe as it could just focus on a plain chocolate sponge, with an Oreo buttercream frosting instead. I made a mixture of full sized and mini cupcakes – the full sized cupcakes have a mini Oreo stuck on top but I left those off the mini cupcakes (see picture above!) as I thought it might be a little too much for a mini cupcake. Continue reading “Oreo Cupcakes”
Happy New Year!
I celebrated the New Year with my wonderful friends… and some yummy cupcakes (what else?!). These are chocolate cupcakes with a vanilla buttercream icing. This might have been one of the first times that the chocolate cupcake base has turned out so good – really light and spongy, yum! Continue reading “Goodbye 2010..Hello 2011!”