PERFECT CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES… WITH 2 DELICIOUS FROSTING OPTIONS (vegan coconut & Nutella buttercream)

Cupcakes tend to be the “crowning glory” of whatever spread I put on for special occasions. As such, I searched high and low and all over Pinterest for the perfect chocolate cupcake recipe (and some divine frostings to compliment it) in time for my blessingway. I guess I got lucky! My guests were posting photos […]

VANILLA CUPCAKES WITH CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING (AKA spooktacular Halloween treats)

On any given day I am partial to baking, but I simply can’t resist the opportunity when the occasion actually calls for it. An open, English-speaking babies play group here hosts a casual Halloween party each year and parents are asked to bring snacks for sharing. Last year I made chocolate spiderweb cookies, this year […]

CUTE CUPCAKE CAPERS… DOWN UNDER

I recently had the absolute pleasure of partaking in The Cupcake Lady‘s decorating workshop, Cupcake Basics, in a suburb close to South Australia’s capital, Adelaide. As soon as we had confirmed our Australian travel plans back around October, I jumped online and booked my spot in the class (they sell out fast!). I was not […]