chocolate, Christmas, Cupcakes

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

There are so many variations of these cupcake. I like a good orange hit and don't want the orange to be overpowered by chocolate. My recipe is for an orange cupcake batter (no cocoa) and then decorated with chocolate buttercream. It also has the addition of chopped chocolate orange in the batter. It's a variation… Continue reading Chocolate 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

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

chocolate, Traybakes

Chocolate Traybake

The full title is actually 'Chocolate Traybake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting' but that's quite a mouthful! I doubt that it would fit as a title. I've made this many times. The traybake is easy and quick to make. The traybake recipe is from bbc food recipes website. The frosting recipe was for a different cake on… Continue reading Chocolate Traybake