5 Fandom Friday - Cupcakes

5 Favourite Cupcakes [5 Fandom Friday]

 

I LOVE cupcakes. I have two cupcake recipe books; For the love of Cupcakes which I’ve tried and tested various recipes from and Kinky Cupcakes which is a little bit above my expertise level still (but I cannot wait to have an excuse to use these!). So some of these are my own photos from the first recipe book.

 

20110527085004-04f63d86Butterfly Cupcakes

I have loved butterfly cakes since I used to make them with my mum as a little girl. They’re so easy to make and you just need to make a basic cupcake mixture. For those who have never had these; you cut out a lump from the top of the cake, fill it with butter-cream (butter mixed with icing sugar) and then cut the lump into two ‘butterfly’ wings which you put on top. Sprinkle with icing sugar and voilà!

 

 

IMG_0760Chocolate Fudge Flake Cupcakes

These are from my cupcake recipe book and are so rich and yummy.

 

 

IMG_0822Chocolate & Toffee Cupcakes

I made these (again from my wonderful cupcake book) for the teachers at the school where I did a placement at a few years ago. I made another batch, a less sweet recipe of Ginger and Lemon (which I quite liked) but apparently English teachers have a sweet tooth!

 

 

red-velvet-cupcakesRed Velvet Cupcakes

I have not made my own of these (photo credit goes to Salamander Stock), but I’ve eaten my fair few and oh my, I love them so so much.

 

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Chocolate Cupcakes

Yep these are just a chocolate version of butterfly cupcakes, however, I couldn’t find a better alternative photo. I am a chocoholic so generally most chocolate cupcakes are amazing to me 😀 I have a whole bunch of cupcake recipes saved on Pinterest, including nutella and ferreo rocher ones.

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4 Comments

  1. Ohhh red velvet cupcakes <3
    Your post has made me hungry… I sense cupcake purchasing will happen

    1. Author

      I may, or may not have, made a bunch of cupcakes this week… 😉

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