Category Archives: Cupcakes

Banoffee Cupcakes

Banana?  Caramel?  It’s the future! I LOVE banana in cakes.  It’s especially good as a substitute for egg in egg-free recipes.  The less egg the recipe calls for, the better the recipe will be for using banana as a substitute. … Continue reading

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Ultra Girly, Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting

Ultra Girly, Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting Anyone who knows me knows I am far from ultra girly, however, after the dentist, I felt a little low and blue.  The remedy?  PINK!  Luckily, the plan was for strawberry … Continue reading

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The Science of Baking…and a short history of Elevenses.

I have been reading about the science of baking this week.  I’ve been learning about the purpose of sugar/butter and the creaming method.  I’ve learnt about the addition of flour and liquid and the formation of gluten.  I’ve learnt about … Continue reading

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Tequila Slammer Cupcakes

Today I have a question.  Should all blog entries detail successes?  I have decided not. For me, baking is all about invention, trial and error and learning by my mistakes.  It’s witchcraft.  I like to concoct, pouring over my stainless … Continue reading

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Banana and Walnut Gluten Free Cupcakes

These cupcakes don’t look as good as their gluten-based brothers and sisters, however, they are completely gorgeous.  They are incredibly moist, firm, nutty, fruity and decadent!  Not one person at work knew there wasn’t any gluten to be seen…  Sadly, … Continue reading

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Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Vanilla cupcakes with chocolate ganache icing.  Mmmmmmmmmmm.  Perfect birthday cupcakes too, for a boy of 10 years old who didn’t want a proper cake!  The recipe will follow shortly, but can be found on I have converted it into metric, … Continue reading

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