Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Shamelessly Finding Any Excuse For Cake, Olympic Athletes Need Calories Right? : Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

The kidlets finished school on Friday and to celebrate I surprised them with Red Velvet Cupcakes (any excuse for cake, right?).  I might even make them again using the Olympic Opening Ceremony this Friday as an excuse (Go Team GB!).  Either way, they were yummo!  From scouring many recipes online I've gathered that they just aren't… Continue reading Shamelessly Finding Any Excuse For Cake, Olympic Athletes Need Calories Right? : Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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That Awesome Feeling That Comes From Giving Your 6-Year-Old Exactly What He Asked For : Custard Cupcakes

Master 5 turned 6 last Thursday and given that he is related to me by blood it was no surprise that he wanted cake.  LOTS of cake. I have to admit that I was a little sceptical when he asked for custard cupcakes to take to school on his birthday.   They sounded a little… Continue reading That Awesome Feeling That Comes From Giving Your 6-Year-Old Exactly What He Asked For : Custard Cupcakes

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Full of it: Jammy Filled Cupcakes!

I'm nothing if not efficient when it comes to all things desert!  My hubby learned years ago not to leave me alone with chocolate, cookies, cakes (anything sweet really) and expect it to still be there in a week's time.   You snooze you lose honey!  Easter eggs, birthday cake, goners!  In my defence, who… Continue reading Full of it: Jammy Filled Cupcakes!