Bourke Street Bakery's Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Muffins

Oh M Gee! I am so excited! I can feel it- the morning sickness phase is starting to dissipate, oh but I have a nagging suspicion the ferocious appetite and cravings are settling in. The past four weeks have been an absolute *toot* *toot* nightmare!  My body has never been assailed with so […]

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D & T's Wedding Cupcake Tower

 

As promised in my previous cupcake post, I present to you my first wedding assignment  and it has been an absolute pleasure and honour to have been a part of D & T’s big day! I am still over the moon with the grand entrance of the bride and her bridal party who descended […]

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Wedding bells are ringing, cupcakes in the making...

Cupcakes for (flavour) sampling

A (couple) friend of ours are getting hitched this December and I have accepted the task of making 160 wedding cupcakes crowned with a top cutting cake. There will also be quirky (but cute) sugar figurines to complete the picture but I’ll leave that a mystery, subject of course to several practice attempts with sugar/gum […]

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Cupcakes

10 white chocolate + 10 chocolate cupcakes + 1 Giant cupcake with vanilla Italian Buttercream + Fondant Top Hat

These cupcakes were for an order I received for a Top Hat & Wigs themed birthday bash; a  referral from a friend. The focus was on the top hat and ‘A’ likes purple hues. The request […]

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Apple & Cinnamon Muffins

Sugar and spice make ‘apple muffins’ nice. Lovely. I bought mini Granny Smith (green) apples to make a pie but didn’t get to do so, instead I made some cinnamon apple muffins which worked out quiet a treat, and absolutely quick to whip up as well. Cinnamon and apples are just made for each other and this […]

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Chocolate Cheese Muffins

 
I love baking muffins and eating them whilst hot.  Warm, steaming muffins oozing with melted chocolate or hot blueberry compote, chunks of spicy fruit and toasted nuts or even lemon zest and grated ginger. Any combination works. And all under 30 minutes.  As they are so quick to make, I usually bake them the night before and […]

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Scones with Foodsze's Quicky Strawberry Conserve

 
Scones have a special place in my heart as this was one of the first few things I learnt from my late Aunty Jane who often whipped these in no time at all and the aroma of scones baking in the oven is just so tantalizing. I actually do not have her recipe but it was more of observing […]

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