Turkish Delight Surprise Inside Cupcakes


Taste the exotic with these Turkish delight cupcakes. These Turkish delight cupcakes have a Turkish delight surprise inside, and both the cupcakes and frosting are delicately flavoured with that signature Turkish delight flavour. Hello friends! I hope you’ve had a great weekend? Unfortunately mine wasn’t too great. Everything in our home seems to be breaking… 

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Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes


These Cherry Bakewell cupcakes are beautifully British and inspired by the cherry bakewell tart. They have both ground almonds and almond extract in them, a raspberry conserve core, and covered with smooth glace icing, then topped off with a sweet glace cherry. Since The Great British Bake Off is back now for its 5th series… 

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Earl Grey Tea Cupcakes


Earl Grey Cupcakes If you love Earl Grey tea, you’ll love these cupcakes. The delicate bergamot flavour of Earl Grey tea will intensify with every bite. Do not adjust your monitors for yes, it is I. I can’t believe it has been such a long time since my last blog post. To cut a looonnngg… 

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Cherry Coca-Cola (Coke) Cupcakes

Cherry Coca-Cola (Coke) Cupcakes Recipe

Cherry Coca-Cola (Coke) Cupcakes These delicious Cherry Coca-Cola (Coke) Cupcakes are perfect for those Coca-Cola fans like myself. Made using deliciously sweet Cherry Coke and topped off with Cherry Coke buttercream frosting and a sweet fresh cherry. There’s no better way to celebrate Coca-Cola than with these delicious Cherry Coke cupcakes on a sponsored post… 

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Cotton Candy (Candy Floss) Cupcakes


Cotton Candy (Candy Floss) Cupcakes These cotton candy (candy floss in the UK) are all the fun of the fair, but without the puke-inducing rides! I’m a thrill seeker so I love the scary ‘flip-you-up-and-throw-you-everywhere’ type of rides! Just a pity my damn arthritic bones won’t allow me to be thrown in each and every… 

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Banoffee Cupcakes


Dulce De Leche Banoffee Cupcakes Have you missed me? I hope you said yes then because I’ve missed each and every one of you. As I said on Sunday’s link party, (which is still open. Go submit, do it now) I’ve been ill. Thanks to those of you who wished me well. I’m feeling tons… 

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Cookies and Cream Cupcakes


Cookies and Cream Cupcakes First and foremost… HAPPY NEW YEAR! Did you all have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year? I hope so. I did, and not one drop of alcohol touched my lips the entire festive period too! But wow, isn’t it exhausting? I think I’m still in shock after all the… 

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Campfire Cupcakes


Campfire Cupcakes It’s bonfire night (whoop!) But sadly, this is the last installment of bonfire night goodies (boo!) It’s been like a war zone here. Fireworks making that loud fizzing/squealing noise with a pop at the end. Then, of course, there’s the bangers. You know the type, the ones that shoot up with no noise… 

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Gothic Rose Vampire Bite Halloween Cupcakes


Devil’s Cardamom Chocolate Cupcakes When I was a teen I totally went through that whole Goth phase. We’re talking crushed velvet, milk-like pale skin (which I’m totally naturally guilty of anyway – pass the fake tan, stat!), corsets, black and white stripy tights, and um, Marilyn Manson (and now the barf bag please because yes,… 

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Bloody Brains Cupcakes


Bloody Brains Cupcakes What do you love best about Halloween as an adult? For me, it still seems like a mystical time of the year. In England, the end of October is normally cold. If it’s not raining, there’s normally a frost in the air and you can always see your breath in the air… 

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Pink Lemonade Cupcakes


Pink Lemonade Cupcakes These Pink Lemonade Cupcakes are perfect for Summer. Drizzled with lemon sugar syrup and frosted them with a zesty lemon buttercream frosting. Decorated with pink, white, and red nonpareils, and topped off with a straw to give it that pink lemonade retro, funky feel. I can’t believe it, I feel so out… 

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Patriotic Red/White/Blue Olympics Theme Party Cupcakes


Olympics London 2012 Patriotic Red, White and Blue Cupcakes London Olympics 2012 themed patriotic red, white and blue decorated cupcakes for a London Olympic themed birthday party. First of all, please excuse the iPhone photos. I didn’t have time to take some high-quality piccies (you’ll see why below as you read on!) My ‘future’ sister… 

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Mother’s Day Cupcake Bouquet


Mother’s Day – Pink Buttercream Frosting Cupcake Bouquet Us Brits are weird and I have proof. We have our Mother’s Day on a different day of the year to our US counterparts. I guess we like to feel special and different. And we didn’t join the Euro neither. Apparently, we like our pounds just too… 

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St. Patrick’s Day Irish Cream Liqueur (Bailey’s) Shamrock Cupcakes


St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Chocolate Cupcakes w Bailey’s Buttercream Frosting Celebrate St. Patrick’s day the Irish way with these Shamrock styled chocolate cupcakes decorated with Bailey’s flavoured buttercream frosting. Yummy. First of all, sorry about the poor photo quality. Now that my giant man baby aka my partner is home, I can explain that he… 

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Strawberry, Chocolate & Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Cupcakes – School Bake Sale


Strawberry, Chocolate & Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Cupcakes Aren’t children wonderful? I love the way they spring things on you. For example, Wednesday evening the children returned home from school and casually stated that there was going to be a school bake sale. Great, I’ll help and whip up some cupcakes. It was the perfect chance… 

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Girly Pastel Tri-Coloured Swirl Vanilla Cupcakes


Girly Pastel Tri-Coloured Swirl Vanilla Cupcakes Overly girlie, triple coloured swirl vanilla cupcakes. Pastel shades of pink and lilac with white complimentary colours. Sure to make any princess proud. When I was younger, I’m talking between 5-15 years old, I was a tom boy. I don’t have any sisters but one brother that’s 2.5 years… 

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Valentine’s Sugarpaste/Fondant Hearts Vanilla Cupcakes


Valentine’s Sugarpaste/Fondant Hearts Vanilla Cupcakes It’s all pink, fluffy, and lovey dovey on my blog right now. Which I guess is very apt with tomorrow being the day of [barry white voice] Luuurrvvee! I’mma behind on blogging lately. Bad me! I actually baked these cupcakes about 3 days ago and decorated 2 days ago. I… 

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Valentine’s Pink Rose Buttercream Swirl Vanilla Cupcakes – Made with Love


Valentine’s Pink Rose Swirl Vanilla Cupcakes Flowers… for me? Oh I do declare! – Ace Ventura! Valentine’s day is fast approaching. Who’s in the mood for some luuurrrvvveeee? No? OK, must just be me, *sulks off into the gutter where I belong!* I love receiving flowers. What girl doesn’t? As long as they’re not from… 

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Black Forest Gâteau Cupcakes!


Black Forest Gâteau Cupcakes Do you like Black Forest Gateau cake? Do you sometimes find a slice of Black Forest Gateau a bit too much (if you slice it like a huge door wedge, like moi!)? Then why not make a cupcake version? I lay in bed the other night thinking of Black Forest Gateau… 

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Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes


Chocolate Fudge Swirl Cupcakes Who can resist the wonderful melt in the mouth chocolate fudge swirl cupcakes? Surely kids can’t. Namely twin boys which recently turned 5! Double the trouble! I thought that they’d love the chocolatey goodness. This turned into somewhat of a craft project with the cupcake wrappers that I also made. I… 

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Chocolate Orange Cupcakes with Orange Buttercream Icing


Chocolate Orange Cupcakes with Orange Buttercream Frosting Forgive me father, for I have sinned. My confession today is that although I like chocolate, I’m not fussed on chocolate cupcakes or cake [everyone recoils in horror!] I’m not entirely sure why, no clue. Just the way I’m wired I guess *shrug* If you’re a chocolate lover… 

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Lemon Drizzle Cupcakes with Lemon Icing


Lemon Drizzle Cupcakes with Lemon Icing There’s just something about lemon drizzle cake that screams British. Maybe it’s that sweet refreshing taste that lemon drizzle cake gives that just compliments a good British cuppa’. My partner, the giant man-baby, has been pestering me to make lemon drizzle cake for days. I quite fancied the idea… 

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Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Swirls


Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Swirls OH.MY.GOD!! These were so good, even if it was just a standard sponge recipe (see below) with standard basic buttercream swirls. Needless to say, I made these about 3 days ago. I made 24 of these vanilla cupcakes with the buttercream swirls and they’re now ALL gone! =)) My… 

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