Tag Archives: chocolate

Chocolate marble banana bread

So I needed a recipe to use up some overripe bananas and also the chocolate ganache frosting from my birthday cake yesterday. This banana loaf seemed ideal to share with my colleagues: http://roxanashomebaking.com/chocolate-marble-banana-bread-recipe/ It has a generous helping of chocolate … Continue reading

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My Birthday cake

To celebrate my birthday some of my friends were coming round for tea, cake & prosecco so I wanted to make a special cake to celebrate. I chose the Hummingbird Bakery’s ‘Sweet and salty chocolate cake’ and luckily had some … Continue reading

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Butterfly Magnolia bakery cupcakes

I used the same recipe as for the Baby blue cupcakes but used different cupcake wrappers and decorated them with butterflies (edible wafers) – let’s hope they go down well at work! Here’s the recipe again: http://www.food.com/magnolia-bakery-chocolate-cupcakes-134870 and the buttercream … Continue reading

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Mum’s 60th Birthday cake

I made this yummy rich chocolate cake for my Mum’s 60th birthday weekend in Suffolk. It was soon demolished after our BBQ.

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Cake pops

This week I decided to try out my cake pop moulds. You make the cake mixture and bake them in a silicon mould, then once the cakes are cool, dip them in chocolate and then decorate them. I used chocolate … Continue reading

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Top of the Morning Cupcakes

These Top of the Morning cupcakes are a favourite amongst my friends and family. I have a great recipe book entitled “intoxicated cupcakes” which contains alcoholic cupcake recipes – these ones contain yummy Baileys and a coffee icing. I also … Continue reading

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Halloween Spiders

These themed cupcakes were for our Halloween house party; they went down a treat! http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1474/spider-web-chocolate-fudge-muffins

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