Raspberry Cupcakes

We're having a small family party tomorrow with a "summer afternoon tea" theme. I thought I'd make raspberry cupcakes, since raspberries are currently in season. I'm just finishing preparing the cakes for tomorrow, and I hope they taste okay! I'll be sure to post an update later, but for now I can say that they … Continue reading Raspberry Cupcakes


Red Velvet Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream

Happy Valentine's Day (belated)! I've known for some time that I wanted to try out red velvet cupcakes to celebrate the day of love, but I've never been a fan of synthetic-tasting, over-dyed baked goods, so I was hesitant to use a standard "electric red" velvet recipe. I decided to return to The Sprinkles Baking … Continue reading Red Velvet Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream

Chocolate Pumpkin Ghost Cupcakes

Happy Halloween! I made these treats last night and they were mostly a success. The cupcake recipe comes from Dessert for Two, which is a great blog specialising in small-batch baking. The pumpkin chai batter was amazing, but the chocolate batter came out very rubbery and not very chocolatey. I keep thinking, was it the … Continue reading Chocolate Pumpkin Ghost Cupcakes

Blackberry and Chocolate Cupcakes

This recipe is the first in a series of summer cakes, so stay tuned for more! I made these cupcakes several weeks ago for a family get-together and they went down a treat. The soft chocolate sponge pairs well with fresh blackberry buttercream. Chocolate cupcakes You can find my recipe for chocolate cupcakes here. Blackberry … Continue reading Blackberry and Chocolate Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes with White Chocolate Swirl Icing

I made these cupcakes to celebrate my partner's mum's birthday. As a testament to how delicious they are, when we took them to the party, my pregnant sister-in-law had an entire conversation with us while simply staring at the cakes. We had ceased to exist. There was only cake. In all seriousness, though, I'm glad … Continue reading Vanilla Cupcakes with White Chocolate Swirl Icing