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Cupcakes

Iced Orange Cupcakes

This recipe is actually called 'Rainbow buns' in the cookery book 'Baking with Tiny Tots', but the rainbow name comes from the sprinkles, so we've renamed them! The cupcake and icing have orange zest or juice in them, so it makes sense to use our name instead. April (9) flicked through the cookery book during… Continue reading Iced Orange Cupcakes

chocolate, Cupcakes, No Bake

Mars Bar Cupcakes

Rich and chocolatey. They are more like mars bar cornflake buns than cupcakes, as they aren’t actually baked. In short, very indulgent but easy to make and very popular. The recipe is from one of my favourite books, ‘Cupcakes from the Primrose Bakery’. There are so many good recipes in this book. Anyway, the recipe… Continue reading Mars Bar Cupcakes

Biscuits, Decorating, Edible Gifts

Donut Cookies

Sounds like a win-win. A cookie that looks like a donut. Our inspiration came from a kids magazine, which my daughter got ages ago. She wanted to follow the recipe in the magazine, even though I have the perfect cookie recipe.... I went along with her plan, but wished I'd used my recipe 😉 The… Continue reading Donut Cookies

Traybakes

Carrot Cake Traybake

I've been meaning to try this for ages. I mean years.... The recipe is from a free Odlum's booklet, which I got years ago, called 'The Cake Club'. It was a promotional booklet for hosting a bake sale and I rediscovered it during lockdown de-cluttering. I made two changes to the recipe - but I'll… Continue reading Carrot Cake Traybake

chocolate, Decorating

Easy Chocolate Icing

  This is a very handy recipe to have in your collection. You just beat it altogether in a bowl, with a wooden spoon. Yay no mixer required. Less washing up! It works well on a traybake, cupcakes or cake. The recipe is from Mary Berry’s ‘Fast Cakes’ and is from another recipe, which I… Continue reading Easy Chocolate Icing