Sorry its a bit late, but last week (12th-18th September) was National Cupcake Week! This is a week long celebration of all things cupcake, featuring special events and promotions taking place in craft and high street bakeries across the nation.  So here is my brief Cupcake Week input in this little post. I baked a little batch of cupcakes, and decorated them using all my new cupcake bits! I purchased some of the products from the US, and the others I got for my birthday from my parents. Here are my newest products: push down fondant cutters (heart, daisy and…

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When I went to my cupcake baking masterclass I used some fab equipment to do the decorations. Most of it was branded ‘Wilton’ which is an American cake decorating products company. I used 2 different icing nozzles at the class, and in the UK they retail for approx £6 each, whereas in the US, I have just bought 2 for about £1.50 including shipping! Yipee! I have also bought some plastic cut out plungers for using with fondant icing. They’re the same designs as I used in the classes also. If you’re into cake decorating, then the Wilton website is…

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 I have found a great way of making your own pretty cupcake wrapper cases. You can make approx 20 for less than £1 in total. All you need is a little time, a printer, scissors, glue, and paper DOILIES! Here are the ones I made earlier today. With my cupcakes inside  Here’s what you will need: Doilies (I bought these ones from Home Bargains for 49p, but you can also get them on ebay for £1.50 + delivery here) Scissors Printer & paper Glue (I used pritt stick or PVA) Wrapper template (download here) Here is my pack of doilies:…

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So I announced last month that I had won a competition with Graham & Green for a cupcake masterclass for two people! Well I went for my course on Sunday and I took my Mum with me 🙂 The class was at Le Beau Cake in Hertford, and I chose to take this business class. This class showed you the cupcake recipe, the first steps to starting your own cupcake business, all of the needed equipment and lots of other tips and ideas. And then we also learnt how to make flowers and decorations using cutters with sugarpaste. My favourite…

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Here are the pretty fairy cakes me and my little neice made 🙂 Mine on the left, Laras on the right! ♥ Yum yum!

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