Actually, we call them fairycakes. And from the pics below you would be forgiven for thinking my love goes beyond normal into the realms of obsession. Not true, although I do know of some complete cupcake queens. (Cupcakes take the cake, cupcaketastic, Cupcake Bakeshop by Chockylit , to name but a few). We just make them a lot […]
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This is a simple Victoria sponge recipe, that works every time and improves over 2 or 3 days. The recipe makes 6 -8 giant muffins or 12 – 16 regular muffins. Cream 350g butter 350g caster sugar Sift together 350g Plain (cake) flour 2 pinches of bicarb 2 t baking powder Lightly beat 6 large […]
If you do not have any sour cream, try substituting creme fraiche or even buttermilk, or put 1teaspoon white wine vinegar into a cup and top with 250ml milk. Allow this to stand and curdle, then use in place of the sour cream. Cream 250g unsalted butter and 1 1/2 cups of granulated sugar, until […]
It has been far too long since I’ve participated in a food blogging event, but halfway around the world from home, and with a deli to run, bending my week’s menu around a blogging event becomes somewhat challenging. GYO (Grow Your Own) seems to sidestep all that as the title really encapsulates the only rule, […]