Gorgeous Giant Cupcakes

Giant cupcakes are fabulous for a tea party celebration – they are fairly easy to bake and decorate and can look and taste simply amazing. Ruth Clemens, at the Pink Whisk has a great Vanilla Giant Cupcake Recipe and shows how to bake the two halves of the cake. To decorate you will need to … Continue reading

Fairies on Fairy Cakes

Fairy Cakes What is the difference between a fairy cake and a cupcake? First of all it seems that a fairy cake is smaller than a cupcake. Mary Berry, in her book 100 Cakes and Bakes, states that a cupcake is also a different shape to a fairy cake – ‘the cases are deeper and … Continue reading

Sticky Toffee Cupcakes

These cupcakes are made with some pureed dates to give a little stickiness and have a moist caramel centre with a caramel and cream cheese topping :) Sticky Toffee Cupcakes 120 g unsalted butter, softened 120 g self raising flour 110 g caster sugar 2 large eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 50 g dates (stone out) … Continue reading