Champagne and Strawberry Cupcakes

RECIPE: In Australia Melbourne Cup Day is a big deal. Not everyone is a fan of horse racing, but everyone loves dressing up and in Melbourne they even have a public holiday. The first flavours that came to mind were champagne and strawberries, which back in my student days was how we started celebrating. I…

Chocolate Overload Cupcakes

RECIPE: This is the second time I’ve made this recipe, and I was keen to experiment with the method to see if I could improve it. The first time I made it I followed the recipe and the cake turned out a bit grainy and dry. I didn’t adjust the quantities of ingredients this time,…

Gingerbread cupcakes

RECIPE: I was testing recipes for wedding cupcakes and wanted something a bit different from the usual. This recipe was easy to follow and everyone raved about the results. They’ve got a great gingerbread flavour with the molasses creating strong undertones that make them really interesting (and tasty) to eat. The heat of the ginger…