This weather is craaaayzee! Horrible and cold, snow and rain. PLEASE bring the spring soon! To comfort myself on another cold night, I decided to spice it up with an ingredient I don’t normally use… Ginger. I was inspired by the Domestic Sluttery Just Desserts theme of Fred and Ginger. Of course, every Ginger needs … Continue reading Chocolate ginger sandwiches
Todays cupcakes are the cupcakes I made for my own birthday (no cake is as good as homemade cake!) I’m a massive chocoholic as well as loving a challenge so I decided to make some cupcakes I had never attempted before. Chocolate Guinness cupcakes with Salted Caramel Marscapone buttercream. Makes 36 approx. Ingredients: For the … Continue reading Guinness Cupcakes with Salted caramel buttercream
Chocolate, peanut butter, butterscotch Cupcakes… what a mouthful! But seriously, these cupcakes were ADDICTIVE, right down to the last buttery mouthful! I made these cupcakes for a close friends’ leaving party, he’s going to Australia so we sent him off in style! I topped these roof-sticking peanut buttery cupcakes with red, white and blue sprinkles … Continue reading Chocolate, peanut butter, butterscotch Cupcakes!
I think I’ve discovered the BEST buttercream/frosting combination. Oh yes. Marscapone cream cheese buttercream with Oreo cookies crushed on top. I couldn’t stop licking the bowl after I dished up this buttercream onto surprise birthday cupcakes! What was the surprise? All the cupcakes had something hidden in them, either a whole Oreo, some Vice Versas (remember them?!) or a … Continue reading Oreo Surprise Cupcakes
Unless you fell off the face of the earth, you all had a lovely long weekend, thanks to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. This weekend I managed to fit in a family function, a trip to Ronnie Scott’s, AND a batch of jubilee cupcakes! For the cupcakes, I went with victoria sponge cupcakes (vanilla filled with … Continue reading Jubilee Cupcakes
Sometimes in life you need to be a kid again… and celebrate with themed cupcakes! These Superman ones are extra fun and have the added bonus of having ring toppers so that guests get a small gift too! These were also ALL gluten free! Flavours were: Vanilla bean cupcakes and bite size brownie cupcakes with … Continue reading Superman Cupcakes
It’s charity bake sale day in the Spreading Jam offices, for a great cause. One of the team is running the London marathon and is running short of her target so we’ve clubbed together to have a bake sale in order to get her to her goal. There is also a competition running, for someone … Continue reading #MasterBaker