Tagged with nuts

Carrot and Pistachio Cupcakes

Carrot and Pistachio Cupcakes

It’s been a while since a cupcake recipe, so here is my spin on a classic carrot cake, this time with pistachios and a hint of orange. Inspired by the Great British Bake Off. Continue reading

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Festive Macarons

Festive Macarons

This past week I fell out of favour with macarons big time. Despite making them quite regularly now I had an EPIC fail when making my first batch of these chocolate and chestnut ones for our Dinner at the Manor vintage afternoon tea so I had to restart. I still wasn’t completely happy with my … Continue reading

Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes

Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes

Never mind the Ambassador, with these cupcakes I am definitely spoiling you! Soft chocolate sponge, filled with Nutella and chopped hazelnuts and then topped with Nutella frosting and more chopped hazelnuts. Oh, and to gild the lilly a whole Ferrero Rocher on top to boot. Continue reading

Nuts About Ironcupcake:Leeds

Following on from last month’s post I did indeed enter April’s Ironcupcake:Leeds competition. This month’s theme was Nuts or Seeds. Usually when it comes to deciding what I am going to make, I tend to procrastinate – a lot! However, this one was different. I definitely knew I wanted to go down the nut route. I … Continue reading