27 May

Simple Cupcakes

I’ve lost count of the amount of times that I’m asked do I provide a catering service.  It’s lovely to have such a vote of confidence but I only bake and cook for ourselves, and occasionally my simple cupcakes for special events like the launch of the allotments.

Last week a friend lamented that she can never make decent cupcakes at home, that they’re too time-consuming and that she hates standing over a mixer to make sure she gets a good result. At the same time she told me of a commercial bakery that had sold her cupcakes for a recent party that came nowhere near good quality. Maybe I have family and friends a little spoiled from my baking! Read More

26 Feb

Baby Shower Cupcakes

Technically these were virtual baby shower cupcakes as the Irish Parenting Bloggers Group celebrated the arrival of a new baby to their midst, and in great anticipation of another who was baking away. Read More

07 Dec

Hungover Christmas Cupcakes


Last weekend was the weekend when I normally make my Christmas Cake and I started to make it (promise) but on Sunday morning a little tomfoolery happened and I ended up with some hungover cupcakes.

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17 Aug

Lemon Yoghurt Cupcake

All cupcakes are not created equally. More of a lemon pound-cake texture than a light cupcake the tangy lemon curd cuts through the lemon yoghurt cupcake and my simple frosting adds a sweet finish

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01 May

After 8 Cupcakes

We all need a showstopping piece to bring along to a party or celebration. I make these cupcakes once a month or so. They were the centrepiece at a confirmation last year, an 80th Birthday Party and a 50th Birthday Party. I love making these cupcakes as they are so moist and travel well.
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