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Basic Cupcakes

I found this recipe on the BBC Food website, and I adapted it slightly, choosing not to add the vanilla extract. You could decide to put a bit less butter in the buttercream (I found it a bit too rich), but that is your choice. 273 more words

Buttercream Icing

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Yields 3 dozen
3 Cups flour, all-purpose sifted
2 1/2 Cups sugar, white
1 Tbls baking soda
1 Tbls cinnamon, ground
1 tsp salt… 167 more words


Sift Dessert Bar

I’ve found my new favourite bakery in San Francisco.

It’s called Sift Dessert Bar, and it’s magical.

You’d think I wouldn’t like it because their motto is “We’re Frosting Obsessed”, but I’m smitten. 257 more words


my favorite food

Yesterday I was asked what my favorite food is. I wasn’t being asked by a little kid or by a pushy waiter, but by a… 258 more words


Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Using actual vanilla bean versus just the extract makes such a big difference.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream

12 cupcakes


½ cup cocoa powder… 183 more words


Happy 6th Birthday Max

Thursday 17th July 2014

Today was Max’s 6th birthday. I don’t know where the time has gone. We started the day by going for a walk along the River Stour at Cowgrove. 379 more words


Don't Panic!

This weekend i find myself tackling my biggest baking challenge yet – making the cake for my Aunties wedding. When she first asked i thought she was having a laugh – i didn’t realise with 4 days to go till the big day that she was actually serious. 146 more words