Lemon & Blueberry Cupcakes

Lemon and blueberry – not the most seasonal of flavours, but one to cure the post-summer blues now that it’s getting slightly darker and slightly colder. Last night, I had some time and thought I’d experiment with a new flavour. I’m a big fan of lemon flavoured cakes and blueberries are one of the very few fruits I eat (I know, I know, I should eat healthier..) so why not mix the two together? The burst of colour from the blueberries in the cupcake makes it a little more interesting as well. Recipe as follows…

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Review: Peggy Porschen Cakes

Peggy Porschen’s cake parlour is possibly, by far, London’s prettiest cupcake cafe located on a corner in lovely Belgravia. If I ever opened up a cafe, it’d be exactly what Peggy’s parlour looks like – the pinks, browns, elegant decorations… beautiful! Right, now onto more pressing matters, so the shop looks nice, but what are the cakes like?
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Pistachio Cupcakes

I picked up a bottle of Pistachio flavouring at the Cake International show last year in Birmingham but completely forgot about it until I found it when packing for the move to London. It’s a recipe based on a standard cupcake recipe, just substituting in the pistachio flavouring for vanilla. I wasn’t quite sure how much to use as I didn’t know how strong the flavouring would be.. turns out not enough! Continue reading “Pistachio Cupcakes”

Review: Primrose Bakery

Since I started working and more recently, living in London, there’s a lot more chances to try new bakeries and dessert-type places. So, I thought I’d introduce something a little different to the blog – reviews! I’m not a food critic, as much as I’d enjoy all that food, so these are just my opinions and nothing to be taken too seriously. Continue reading “Review: Primrose Bakery”