Tag Archive for cupcakes

L'il Delights Christmas Mince Pies

L’Il Delights – best baked goods

I have been fortunate enough to have met one of the best bakers ever – Lisa Drummond…she co-owns a small baking business called L’Il Delights and as their name states, they make all sorts of sweet homemade treats and delights to order. About L’Il Delights I met Lisa through her sister-in-law, Chantal who happens to be one of my close friends. Since… Read more →

Lemon meringue hidden centre cupcakes...yum!

lemon meringue hidden centre cupcakes

Finally it is here…the recipe for the cupcakes that go with the delicious lemon curd and Italian meringue frosting. I am a sucker for that perfect balance between sweet and sour and that is what lemon meringue hidden centre cupcakes are for me…perfectly delicious, sweet and sour! Yum! The cupcakes are alot of work because of all the elements that need… Read more →

Chocolate owl decorated cupcakes

owl cupcakes – how to make

While surfing the internet one afternoon, I came across this awesome idea – cupcakes decorated as owls. They are not only super cute but so easy to make too. I just had to share the idea. They are great to make with the kids and perfect for Halloween, which is just around the corner so best start planning (I know I… Read more →

Red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese icing

red velvet cupcakes

There is nothing better than a delicious moist red velvet cupcake. I think it has something to do with the combination of the soft sweet cake with the tangy cream cheese icing…whatever it is…it is delicious! A close friend of mine, Roelof, is a red velvet connoisseur, so when asked what cake he would like me to bake for his… Read more →

Cherry Lime Cupcakes made by Shelley burt for All Things Pretty

cherry lime cupcakes

We had family tea for my husband’s birthday (yes, his birthday just seems to be stretching over a month! haha!), so I needed some inspiration to make yummy cupcakes. Off I went to my favourite food blogs…and came across a recipe from I am Baker for Cherry Limeade cupcakes. They sounded so divine, I knew I had to try them…I did slightly…ever… Read more →

delicious chocolate cupcakes with red icing

delicious chocolate cupcakes

There is nothing better than a delicious moist chocolate cupcake or cake…and this recipe from Robyn Stone’s blog : Add a pinch, could easily be the best chocolate cake recipe ever. The mixture is rich, chocolatey and yummy. As it is a cake recipe, we adapted it slightly for cupcakes and added chocolate chips (Angelique’s idea) to the batter to add that… Read more →

photograph of a dragon birthday cake

dragon cupcake cake

It was my husband’s birthday on Monday, so I decided to arrange a surprise birthday Sunday lunch for him with a small selection of our friends. What would a surprise birthday be without an awesome birthday cake! As nothing is ever too big or too adventurous for my friends and I…we went ‘balls to the wall’ and made a dragon cake… Read more →