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Mandarin and Chocolate Chunk Cupcakes

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My son asked me to bake some cake for him today as a treat. When asked what he wanted, he said Chocolate Chip. I added in some crushed tinned mandarin segments from my storecupboard to mix things up a bit, and this is what we ended up with – deliciously moreish and moist cakes, with a hint of mandarin orange. Continue reading

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“Ice-cream” Cupcakes

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I wanted to do something a bit different for my brothers girlfriends birthday a couple of months ago (I did the Butterfly cake at the top of my blog for her last year), and was reading one of my cake books, when I came across an idea for cupcakes baked in ice cream cup cornets. Perfect little cakes, that look just like Soft-serve ice cream cones when finished! Continue reading

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Lemony Cupcakes

This is an old favourite recipe of mine, which I haven’t made for a good few years. I used to make them for colleagues when I was working up in London, and they always went down a treat and disappeared very quickly. I saw a jar of my favourite Lemon Curd in the supermarket on Friday, and couldn’t resist making them once more. Continue reading

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Banana Cupcakes with Butterscotch Buttercream Icing

These came about following a request from a friend for a recipe for Banana Muffins. They are very moist – I made them with 3 mashed medium bananas, but I have only put 2 in the recipe below, as I think that might work better. Continue reading

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Virtually Fat-Free Jaffa Cupcakes

A number of my friends have been asking recently for me to do something a bit healtier, so I have come up with this recipe to appease them! Eggs, while not completely fat free, are whisked in this recipe, making very light cupcakes, and to be honest, you can’t really tell that there is something missing. Continue reading

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