Love cakes and baking? Me too!

Welcome to my blog! I hope you enjoy reading about my efforts in the kitchen!

Sunday, 17 June 2012

Peony Cupcakes

I made these as a bit of an experiment. I wanted to try piping my rose-flavoured buttercream in the shape of a rose on top of each cake. It worked ok. I think that they do look a bit like a peonies with their tightly compacted petals. I put crystallised violet petals on top of each cake to add to the flower theme. They have a lovely delicate flavour which reminds me a bit of those parma violet sweets I used to have as a kid!

Monday, 4 June 2012

Jubilee Cupcakes!

I baked these today as a bank holiday weekend project.

I was inspired to make these after two kind colleagues bought me a set of cupcake thrones from Fortnum and Mason! Behold! The Queen of Cupcakes! ;-)