Lemon & Choc Chip Cupcake

The summer is upon us! After months and months of nothing but rain and snow and gales and hail and sleet, its finally sunshine!! I haven’t really been cooking and baking as much as I normally do. Just enjoying the sunshine as much as I can, while I can! I made this cupcake a couple…

Cranberry & Pistachio Cupcake with White Chocolate Buttercream

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I’m favouring a new cup cake flavour combination these days. Well… its not really new as such. Its white choc + pistachios + cranberries soaked in Southern Comfort. Yep you read it right, Cranberries soaked in Southern Comfort! I first made this cupcake at christmas. I’ve made several variations of the white choc, pistachio and cranberry combination but I don’t usually soak the cranberries.

Last christmas, whilst prepping for my marathon cake making session, I was looking at all the booze I had in the house to see what would be best to soak the cranberries in. All I had were various Bailey’s and Marsala. Then I spied a bottle of M’s Southern Comfort. Perfect! That was just what I needed. The cranberries were plump and juicy and the southern comfort in the background gave the cake a little air of mystery. Everyone kept saying, ‘There’s something else in this cake…I just can’t put my finger on it’. It was a roaring success 🙂

Peach, Lime & Cream Cupcakes

  A little something I made on a hot summer’s day 3 years ago. Anyone who knows me will know how much I love the cold. You don’t move from Singapore to Scotland if you are adversed to cold weather. Its cold and wet and gray eleven and a half months of the year here.…

Cranachan Cupcakes – Burn’s Night Treat

 I made these lovely cupcakes for M’s charity bake sale which happened to fall on Burn’s Night. So, of course I had to make something that just screams SCOTTISH. And what’s more scottish/traditional than cranachan? For those of you who don’t know, Cranachan is a traditional scottish dessert made with oats, raspberries, cream, honey and…

Owl Cupcakes

  What is it about animal cupcakes that brings out the child in us. Maybe its the fact that most animal(cheat) cupcakes are adorned with candy of some sort 🙂 A little bit of what you fancy is not such a bad thing… The problem is stopping at ‘the little bit’ lol It was one…