These rum and raisin cupcakes are a delicious, but rather boozy bake. They’re reminiscent of Old Jamaica, a chocolate rum and raisin flavoured bar from my childhood. I used to save up my pocket money so I could occasionally indulge in what seemed to be a highly sophisticated treat at the time.
Whose up for some cake? These mini dark chocolate whisky cakes covered with a dark chocolate buttercream flavoured subtly with whisky are totally scrumptious. They’re excellent for parties and feeding a crowd, but best kept for the adults.
Easter is fast approaching and as it gets ever nearer, my thoughts turn to chocolate, although to be fair, my thoughts are rarely far from this exquisite food of the gods. Over the years I’ve made many Easter chocolate cakes, some more child friendly than others. These ones, containing rather a lot of rum are definitely of the adult variety.
Zesty mini orange cakes that are simple to make and are sure to please old and young alike. Perfect for autumnal celebrations.
Mini apple crumble and custard cakes flavoured with cinnamon. A surprise middle of apple purée with a topping of custard buttercream and crumble makes these little cupcakes a complete delight. Perfect for an autumnal party.
Individual roasted strawberry chocolate cupcakes flavoured with intense roasted strawberry purée. Icing is optional, but one with roasted strawberry purée incorporated into it would be fantastic.
A tasty fruity cupcake with a tart but creamy topping. The colour is quite striking and as the lemon blueberry cupcakes are sugar free, they’re relatively low in calories.
Easy to make, chocolate cupcakes with chocolate icing and a surprise liquid chocolate centre. These mini chocolate surprise cakes are perfect for a party or afternoon tea.
Simple but effective Easter nest cupcakes for all the family to enjoy. Both in the making and in the eating.
Almond and lemon cakes made with marzipan and containing a secret treasure within. Shhh, don’t let on, there may be Easter eggs about. Perfect for entertaining, everyone will adore these surprise Easter egg cupcakes.