• Mini banana cupcakes

    Mini banana cupcakes

    For her birthday Kara received this cupcake kids kit. And since then she keeps nagging me to make some with her. This is why this weekend as a surprise I decided to make her happy. As we also had some bananas that saw better days I thought it is time for me to try and make some cupcakes with fruits in the actual cake. So this is what you need: – a mini cupcake silicon tray; Ingredients for the sponge: 125g unsalted butter, at room temperature 80g caster sugar 2 medium eggs 125g plain flour 2tsp baking powder 2 small/medium bananas, mashed Ingredients for cream: 125g unsalted butter 100g icing…

  • Desktop picnic

    Picnic at my desk! How cool is this concept?! The other week the lovely people from Morrisons send me a hamper formed of cold deserts and decorations for my work desk. Even artificial grass – “faux grass”! So good for when is raining outside. Is like being in the park! Somehow… I love eating my lunch outside when is sunny but if that is not possible then i can have a picnic at my desk with the help of the grass! Here are a couple of pictures that my hubby took when i got home! And yes that is a bottle of wine! But please believe me i didn’t drink…

  • Warm molten-centred chocolate cupcakes

    Last night I baked these really nice chocolate cupcakes! They are really nice and easy to do so go on and try them! They are really nice warm so do not bake too many at the same time! Ingredients: 4 tbsp soft margarine 55 g/2 oz caster sugar 1 large egg 85 g/3 oz self-raising flour 2 tbsp cocoa powder 55 g/2 oz plain chocolate Icing sugar for dusting Put 8 paper baking cases in a muffin pan, or place 8 double-layer paper cases on a baking sheet. Put the margarine,sugar,egg,flour and cocoa in a large bowl and, using an electric hand whisk beat together until just smooth. Spoon half…