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Christmas cupcakes

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 🙂 For Christmas this year I’ve decided to bake Christmas cupcakes and a chocolate chip banana cake as we had some left over bananas to use up. For the Christmas cupcakes I used my “go to cupcake recipe” but added a chocolate sauce to the mixture to make gooey chocolate filled cupcakes. I decorated with red / pink icing and Christmas themed sprinkles / iced decorations. Makes: 12 cupcakes Ingredients 125g butter 125g Self raising flour 125 Caster sugar 2 Eggs 1/2 tsp Vanilla flavouring 12 cupcake cases Chocolate sauce (for the filling) Read More…

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Banana cake with chocolate chips

This is my second time baking a cake, the first being a Victoria sponge cake a few years ago. I never used to enjoy baking but have enjoyed baking cupcakes and cookies recently so thought I’d try more cakes. My friend Rob suggested I try bananas and choc chips so that’s what I did. Excuse the picture, it was taken after we’d already cut the cake! You will need 2 ripe bananas (over ripe is best) 170g caster sugar 170g self raising flour 170g margarine 3 eggs Few drops of vanilla essence 150g chocolate chips Method Preheat the oven to Read More…