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Red Velvet Cake

I remember first trying the red velvet cake from Costco, maybe seven or eight years ago. I was in food heaven. These days, however, the sweetness is a little too much. The solution? Make my own! On this occasion, it was my brother’s birthday, so I decided to make this cake for him. He’s a…

Lemon Cupcakes

Lemon cupcakes are a great alternative to the classic vanilla and chocolate flavours. Lemon desserts in general are always a solid option in my opinion. They offer not only sweetness, but a tangy citrus to cut through your taste buds. After vanilla cupcakes, I’d say that lemon cupcakes are the easiest to make. If you’re…

Lemon & Blueberry Cake

I have been MIA for 4-5 months, but it has taken a while for me to get back into the flow of university life after spending 2017/18 on a work placement. It was about time for a makeover, so I’ve acquired a domain, revamped the website and have a new logo courtesy of my good…

Banana, Walnut & Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake

It’s about time I made a loaf cake. I didn’t own a loaf tin until last week actually. I’ve seen many recipes using 2lb loaf tins, but I went and bought a 3lb one because my family can eat. I do love a banana bread, but I also love to jazz things up. I’ve added…

Nutella Cupcakes

Here’s another cupcake recipe for you all to enjoy –  this time, it features the use of Nutella (or any other generic hazelnut-chocolate spread). The cake includes cocoa powder, chopped roasted hazelnuts, and a surprise Nutella centre. Buttercream is a mixture of vanilla and Nutella, and topped off with more chopped hazelnuts for an extra…

Strawberries & Cream Cupcakes

I made these cupcakes along with my Oreo and Nutella cupcakes for Macmillan Coffee Morning at work. They received great reviews from colleagues, despite this recipe being an experiment! The cake itself is a pretty standard pound cake, but with a few extra flavours. The buttercream used is Betty Crocker’s vanilla buttercream. I used the Wilton…

Oreo Cupcakes

My take on the Oreo cupcake. Oreo cookie at the base, Oreo’s through the buttercream, and Oreo crumbs on top. It’s currently exam/study season which means I get cravings for something sweet. A great excuse for cupcakes! I used the Wilton 1M open star tip to pipe the icing onto the cupcake. I also used…