Itsy bitsy cupcakes are much loved in this house. They are perfect for little hands and dramatically reduce the waste. I think we all know a child that takes a bite out of a normal size cupcake and then abandons it! Or who just eats the icing and leaves the cupcake. They are also great… Continue reading Mini Cupcakes
Cake, Chocolate & Coca Cola. I have always been curious about combining the three but only got around to trying a recipe recently. I had saved a recipe by Sophie White, which was published in a weekend supplement months ago and decided my husband's birthday was the perfect opportunity to give it a whirl.… Continue reading Coca Cola Chocolate Cake
I have learnt that kids seem to prefer the very last part of making cupcakes, the decorating bit! So I thought, that I'd share how I entertain kids with cupcake decorating. I'll be honest, it doesn't keep them busy for long but they do love it. Whenever I make cupcakes, I make extra and bung… Continue reading Easy Cupcake Decorating with kids
Yup, you can make Marshmallow pops for any event! So easy and kids adore them. They are quite simply - a marshmallow on a straw dipped in melted chocolate and sprinkles. That's it I did record myself making them so will share it, seen as I made it, I might as well eh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQhyu_o4WcQ… Continue reading Easter Marshmallow Pops
I made this Chocolate Guinness Cake last year for St Patrick's Day and I wasn't sure if the kids would eat it. They did. They were also delighted with themselves as they know what Guinness is and felt all grown up! It's a Donal Skeehan recipe and I didn't alter a thing. His is just… Continue reading Chocolate Guinness Cake
Quite possibly, the easiest themed cakey activity to do. I made a video but honestly, it could easily be explained with a few instructions. I just wanted to show how easy they are. All you need is marshmallows, straws, chocolate and sprinkles. Kids love them. I made these while my kids were in school, as… Continue reading St Patrick’s Day Marshmallow Pops
I make Lemon traybake a lot. To say that it is a huge hit is an understatement. My family loves it as does anyone I know, who has baked it. For years I have made 'Ice Lemon traybake' using a mixture of Icing sugar & lemon juice to decorate it. I'll be honest, I was… Continue reading Lemon Traybake – Variations.