Tupperware Cupcake Carrier
When you’re a baking enthusiast, particularly a cupcake baking enthusiast, you may find yourself with more cupcakes than you can possibly eat, or you really want to show them off to your colleagues at work, or take some over to your neighbours. Am I right? *Guilty nod* OR you just […]

Tupperware Cupcake Carrier For When You Just Can’t Eat Them All…

Lindor’s Lindt Truffles are my absolute favourite chocolates. They’re the only ones I can eat and eat without feeling sick. I was sitting at home trying to imagine the classic creamy Lindor goodness in a cupcake so I thought I’d give it a shot.. topped with salted caramel of course. […]

Lindor Truffle Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

Self rising flour vs all purpose flour
Few recipes out there will call for flour without specifying what kind, and the two that most often crop up when cake, cupcake and general desserts are concerned are self rising flour and all purpose flour. But what’s the difference? Self rising flour vs all purpose flour – which is […]

Self Rising Flour vs All Purpose Flour

Pyrex prepware 2 cup measuring cup - clear with red measurements
This is one of my kitchen favourites and one I cannot bake without! I know it just seems like a basic measuring jug, but you wouldn’t believe how many of them out there are so unsuitable for intended function, particularly those plastic ones with the embossed numbers etc that you […]

Pyrex Prepware 2 Cup Measuring Cup – Clear with Red Measurements

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Imagine the lightest, fruitiest cupcake ever, with little surprise chunks of gooey strawberry when you take a bite. These cupcakes were truly a delight to bake and eat and were a hit with my family and co-workers. I’m not quite sure why but I had a heap of strawberries to […]

Real Strawberry Cupcakes from Scratch

Silicone Baking Cups by Globally Good on Amazon.com. Lovely vibrant colours!
First things first – a cupcake is not properly dressed without its case! The colour, the pattern, the feel of a cupcake case not only contribute to the overall ‘look’ of a cupcake, but the case itself keeps it moist and well formed. The use of silicone to create all […]

How to Use Silicone Baking Cups | Tips & Tricks

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Zing never tasted so sweet. Behold – my most ‘grown up’ cupcake yet – does it get much more ‘adult’ than chocolate infused with coffee and walnut cupcakes? These cupcakes were so spontaneous in the sense that, yes I really wanted to bake some cupcakes and had a little brainstorm of […]

Chocolate Coffee and Walnut Cupcakes Recipe

5 Ways to Melt Butter Quickly
The more I’ve been working on this website, the more spontaneous baking I find myself doing. Most of my recipes require unsalted butter at room temperature at some stage, either for the cupcakes or the frosting, which is usually where I get caught out. It made me think; “well if […]

5 Ways to Bring Butter to Room Temperature Quickly

Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
If you’re like me, you’ve always loved lemony desserts – especially where cream cheese frosting is concerned! These gorgeous homemade lemon cupcakes are incredibly soft and are bursting with a light, lemon-y flavour – not the sour kind!  I’m attempting to practice my photography skills more and more and I’m […]

Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

6 Mistakes you're making with your stand mixer
The countertop beauty, the kitchen workhorse, the one thing you can now not live without in your kitchen… It’s hard to imagine that there could possibly be 6 mistakes you’re making with your stand mixer, right? Read on to find out if you’re making any of these classic mistakes and […]

6 Mistakes You’re Making with your Stand Mixer

Homemade Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting 2
We love carrot cake. We love cupcakes. We love cream cheese frosting. We love the combination! These are honestly the best carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and will blow your socks off! I just think it is absolutely delicious, especially with a sprinkling of ground walnuts to garnish the frosting. […]

The Best Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting | These are to ...

OXO Good Grip Cupcake Corer at Wayfair.com
Who would have thought there’d be a way to make cupcakes even more exciting?! Not only do you have the massive array of sponges, frosting, toppers, sprinkles, toppings, flavours etc to choose from, but you can add another level using a cupcake corer. “What is a cupcake corer?” you might […]

What is a Cupcake Corer? | Creating Cupcake Surprises at Home

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So you’ve jumped aboard the Salted Caramel bandwagon, you’ve embraced the phenomenon, you’re ‘on trend’ – whatever you want to call it – congratulations! Isn’t it just the Best. Thing. Ever.? Just look at it. You may have just seen my recipe for delicious, homemade chocolate salted caramel cupcakes. Or maybe you […]

How to make Salted Caramel Sauce | So easy and so much better ...

One of many things you can create with your own homemade salted caramel sauce - Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes - find the recipe here at homemadecupcakerecipes.com 18
As of late, I’m pretty obsessed with salted caramel…. ice cream, popcorn, chocolate, cappuccino, hot chocolate, you name it, I want it in SALTED CARAMEL FLAVOUR! It’s so wonderfully… zingy? tangy? I really can’t place it, but it’s to die for. So having tried a few salted caramel cupcake recipes […]

Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes | Where has this been all my life?

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Product: KitchenAid KSM150PSWH 5-Qt. Artisan Series with Pouring Shield Price: $279.99 (you save $150) Cheapest place to buy: Amazon.com Warranty: 1 year, hassle-free My rating: 9/10   The brand name “KitchenAid” is almost synonymous with the words “stand mixer”, and it’s true that KitchenAid Stand mixers are unrivalled in their image, power and […]

KitchenAid Artisan 5 qt Stand Mixer | KSM150PS 5-Quart Artisan Series Review

Elegant blueberry muffin with blueberry mascarpone frosting.
If you’re looking to impress with some real classy cupcakes, look no further than this gorgeous blueberry cupcake recipe, complete with the smoothest mascarpone cream topping. There are many blueberry cupcake recipe pages out there, so I’ve taken bits and bobs that I like from various recipes to compile my […]

Blueberry Cupcake Recipe With Smooth Mascarpone Cream

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You’re on a mission to bake the ultimate chocolate cupcake. For that you’ll need to be equipped with the Ultimate Chocolate Cupcake recipe. Who would have thought you’d be simply handed it on a golden platter? (hehe) I can be quite lazy so simplicity is a pretty common theme amongst […]

Ultimate Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

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Product: Hamilton Beach 63325 6 Speed Stand Mixer Price: $79.32 (usually $127.25) Cheapest place to buy: Amazon.com My rating: 8/10 The Hamilton Beach 63325 6 Speed Stand Mixer manufacturers claim that this nifty little stand mixer possesses the same mixing action as the significantly more expensive, high-end KitchenAid Stand Mixers – I wonder if […]

Hamilton Beach 63325 6 Speed Stand Mixer | Review

Smarties topping
Being a teacher of the little people, I get to cook with children a lot. And I mean really little children… 3-5 year olds. They just love cooking and baking, and are absolutely thrilled by every step of it. What’s more is… they’re good at it. They too want to […]

Fun Cupcakes for Kids – Get baking with children!

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Ohh the chocolate-y, dense, sophisticated goodness of a red velvet cupcake. Simply beautiful. And so very few people/stores manage to do it right! Well, my Grandma did always say “If you want something done properly, you’ve got to do it yourself”. I adore red velvet cupcakes so I thought I’d […]

Easy Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe – Simply Sophisticated.

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YES it’s two amazing desserts rolled into one. Just wow. And if you love the strong flavours of a tiramisu, just imagine the decadent coffee syrup flavours combined with the light taste of creamy mascarpone cheese in this gorgeous Tiramisu cupcakes recipe. Show-stopping!   Blogger Oh Sweet Day! puts her own […]

Tiramisu Cupcakes Recipe (Alcohol free) – by Oh Sweet Day!

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Those chocolate cupcakes. They looks good, right? Yep. Well revel in the deliciousness because they’re totally vegan and gluten free! A gluten-free and/or vegan lifestyle can be a tricky one however the world is very quickly catching up and more and more of our traditionally loved desserts are becoming accessible […]

Vegan Gluten free Chocolate Cupcake Recipe – The Minimalist Baker

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Anyone who has ever tasted a professionally made cupcake knows how wonderful buttercream tastes! My homemade Buttercream frosting recipe will show you how you can achieve that same delicious indulgence at home with just a few ingredients! Better yet, it only takes 15 mins to make so you can whip […]

Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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What’s better suited for my first post then the classic homemade vanilla cupcake? This easy and simple recipe tastes wonderfully more complex than it is and will have your friends and family singing your praises! They’re a blank canvas and go with practically any icing you fancy, though I do […]

Easy Vanilla Cupcake Recipe