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Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

This is one of my standby cupcakes that I make time and time again. Chocolate and orange, in a cupcake. Winner! Unless you don’t like either – which is just weird? Sometimes I feel that plain old chocolate can be, dare I say it, slightly boring and the hint of orange just adds another dimension. … Continue reading

Chocolate, Ginger, Wasabi Cupcakes

Ok, so here’s the recipe for the chocolate, ginger and wasabi cupcakes I made for Cakes for Japan. I really wanted to make some cupcakes which incorporated Japanese ingredients and after some searching around on the interwibble, I came across this recipe on Epicurious, which was for a Black Pearl Cake. (Yes, as in the … Continue reading

Cakes for Japan Part Two

So the 23rd April quickly came around and Cakes for Japan Huddersfield was about to happen! I was tired, been baking for hours the day before, but was really looking forward to the day. Everything had been set up by 9.30am and I was amazed by how great it all looked. Marie-Claire (@NouveauCakes) had done … Continue reading

Please Support Cakes for Japan!

Just a quick post to big up the Cakes for Japan Huddersfield event which is happening on Saturday 23rd April! Background info on how the events started can be seen in my Cakes for Japan Part One post, but please come along and show your support for the Red Cross and their efforts to help … Continue reading

Cakes for Japan Part One

One of the things I love about my work colleagues is that they’re always willing to part with cash if it’s for charity. If there is cake involved in exchange for money for charity, then even more so! A few colleagues had expressed their concerns about the devastating earthquake that affected Japan, so we decided to … Continue reading