Carrot and walnut cupcakes with vanilla buttercream icing!
Hello! Today I give you the giant cupcake that my mum made me for my 15th birthday, nearly a year ago. Really, it was huge. She made it by stacking normal chocolate sponges one on top of each other with buttercream icing between each layer. Then she cut the whole thing to get it to […]
I was sadly unable to get a proper picture without the funny lighting before they were eaten, which is a shame because they looked quite nice as I sprayed them with edible gold spray. Same recipe as usual, chocolate cake with vanilla butter cream :)
Ready in 50-60 mins, serves 6, microwavable For the crème anglaise 600ml / 1 pint milk 1 vanilla pod 6 egg yolks 100g / 4 oz caster sugar For the meringue (the île) 2 egg whites 50g cater sugar 1 tbsp cocoa powder To make the custar, pour the milk into a saucepan. Split the […]
Some traditional Alsatian cinnamon biscuits which are yummy :-) Here’s the recipe! 3 egg whites 250g / 9 oz. / 2 cups icing sugar 1 tsp grounded cinnamon 400g / 14 oz / 4 cups ground hazelnuts or almonds Line the baking sheet with baking parchment. Preheat the oven to 140°C / 275°F / Gas 1 (OR if […]
These were for a last-day-of-school Spanish lesson- they went down quite well… I also printed out some mini Spanish flags and glued them onto little cocktail sticks and stuck them in the cakes. Cake recipe: (makes 12) 100g / 3 and a half oz. dark choc 175g unsalted butter 225g/ 1 cup caster sugar 4 eggs […]
It’s nearly Easter! ie. Mass producing hot cross bun loaves in our house for our friends and family (you can’t buy hot cross buns in France so we make it ourselves ^^)