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Easy chocolate cupcake recipe

July 17, 2014

chocolate cupcake

I’m always trying out new cupcakes recipes, for vanilla and chocolate cupcakes specifically – I have made some really nice ones in the past and some that are so so. Yesterday we had the Durrants over for lunch, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to try out the recipe below for chocolate cupcakes, plus I woke up in the morning feeling like cupcakes – Are you surprised? No, neither am I.

I also wanted to mention that I have added a new category to the left of my blog called My Recipes, which includes all the recipes I have tried out by myself that I have found online, in books and from friends.

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Cinnamon and Sugar Mini Donuts

July 9, 2014


The other day my very pregnant face and I really felt like cinnamon and sugar donuts, so I looked on my ‘baked goods’ board on Pinterest for an easy recipe that I remember glancing over a few weeks back, which I even bought a mini muffin tin for the last time I was at the shops. This recipe has very few ingredients and the end result is reached super quickly. I literally made these in a few minutes and then literally ate like 8 of them in a few seconds.

I actually feel like them again, now that I’m typing about them. Damn sweet teeth.

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Twinkie layer cake

May 9, 2014


I was just looking around the net a couple of weeks ago and I came across this Twinkie layer cake recipe. Now who on God’s green earth does not like Twinkies? I bet you the answer is no one, well at least in my world it’s no one. I remember being a kid and loving Twinkies so much, there was just something about the softness of them and the fakeness of the cream inside, they were just delicious. Truth be told, I haven’t had one in about 10 years, so when I saw this recipe and then read about how the lady that made it used specific things to insure it tasted just like the real thing, I had to try it.

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Always with butter

September 6, 2012

I came across this blog run by Julie Marie Craig who lives in the little town of Benicia California. She takes such beautiful photos of the things she bakes and cooks. I was going through her posts and all they made me want to do was get up off my butt and bake like Nigella on a sugar high.

Here are some photos of some of the things she’s made. If you want any of the recipes, just click on the link below each picture xxx


Coconut Cream Birthday Cake

A little blueberry pie

Darkest Chocolate Ice Cream in the World and Lemon & Orange Blossom Ice Cream

lavender cake

S’mores Hand Pies

roasted peach sherbet

Pear skillet cake 

Chocolate Blackberry Cake

Coffee and Donuts Cupcakes

Stone Fruit Tart


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Phyllo pastry boats – what ALL boats should be made out of.

August 3, 2012

Came across these phyllo pastry boats and thought I should do the right thing and share them with you guys. Have you ever seen anything sweeter than this? And they float in a chocolate lake. I think all boats should be edible and float on actual lakes made of chocolate. I mean, man has managed to rocket themselves to another planet so surly they can make a lake out of chocolate and boats that you can eat with your face. SURLY.