Hot Chocolate 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”

Cake Days!

The new Hummingbird Bakery – Cake Days¬†cookbook arrived¬†today! It’s got 100 recipes for cakes, cupcakes, pies, tarts, whoopie pies etc.. cannot wait to get started on these recipes!

I’m going to attempt to make as many of the recipes as I can.. maybe not the full 100, but I’ll see what I can manage.

Some recipes that already stand out:
– Mocha Cupcakes
– Chocolate Fondant Cupcakes
– Candy Cane Cupcakes
– Tiramisu Cupcakes
– Angel Food Cake
– Chocolate Whoopie Pies Continue reading “Cake Days!”

Hummingbird Chocolate Brownies

I spent an afternoon baking with my cousin Sophie (Hi Soph!) and we made some chocolate brownies from The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook. I’ve made these brownies before, but this was probably the best they have ever turned out – for once, it wasn’t too gooey in the centre and we could actually slice it up instead of eating it straight out of the baking tray. Continue reading “Hummingbird Chocolate Brownies”