Flapjack & Brownie treats ft Emerald City Cupcakes*

Emerald City Cupcakes are a bespoke cake company run by the “2 Broke Girls”, at least that’s what we knew them as when we first met them. They were dressed up as the characters from the show and selling cupcakes after all. 😉 Their real names are Sue and Char. We met these two lovely ladies at MCM Birmingham comic con and love their flapjacks, cupcakes and brownies. Love is probably an understatement as dad usually eats them out of flapjack at conventions! So much so that they now bring along extra when they know we’ll be coming… We’re also Read More…

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…

Weight Watchers cupcake recipe

It’s National cupcake week and mum asked if I could bake some Weight Watchers friendly cupcakes for her to take to her weekly meeting. I used a Weight Watchers cupcake recipe found in the online community and made a few changes (removed the added salt, used a different way of decorating and flavouring). Makes: 12 cupcakes Pro points value per serving: 4 You will need 110 g Caster Sugar 110 g Margarine, Soft 2 medium eggs 110 g White Self Raising Flour 1 teaspoons (level) Strawberry flavouring Confectioners sugar Strawberries Method Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4/180°C/fan oven 160°C. Read More…

My go to cupcake recipe

I love to bake, especially cupcakes. Typically I’ll bake cupcakes for any holiday throughout the year – birthdays, Easter, Halloween, Christmas etc. This week is National Cupcake Week in the UK so I thought I’d share my go to cupcake recipe which is the basis for most of the cupcakes I bake. Makes: 12 cupcakes Ingredients 125g butter 125g Self raising flour 125 Caster sugar 2 Eggs 1/2 tsp Vanilla flavouring 12 cupcake cases Method Preheat the over to 200 degrees C or Gas mark 6 Round up your ingredients—beat the sugar and butter together until fluffy and light coloured. Read More…

Dinosaur cookies

With the release of Jurassic World this month, I made these Dinosaur cookies to celebrate. Jurassic Park was one of my favourite films as a child and I’ve been excited to see the new film since I heard it was in production. You will need 2 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 Egg(s) 2 cup Sugar 2 cup Butter 6 cup Flour Cookie Cutter(s) Method Preheat the oven to 180°C Begin by combining the butter and sugar. Keep mixing until it looks light and fluffy. Add the eggs and vanilla: Mix in the eggs and vanilla extract, make sure they’re mixed in Read More…

Mint choc chip cupcakes

I’m been playing a mobile baking game called Baking Story recently and I’ve just unlocked the mint choc chip cupcakes. My favourite ice cream flavour as a cupcake!? I knew I had have a go at making some of my own. To make these cupcakes, you will need: Cocoa Power Green Food Colouring Chocolate Chips Cupcake Cases Mint Flavouring 2 Eggs 125g Caster Sugar 125g Self-Raising Flour 125g Butter Buttercream Frosting Edible Glitter Spray (optional) Method Preheat the over to 200 degrees C or Gas mark 6 Round up your ingredients—beat the sugar and butter together until fluffy and light Read More…