Air Fryer Cupcakes

air fryer cupcakes

One of the most popular appliances in homes today is the air fryer. It was launched in 2010, it caught on slowly until about 2015 when sales began to surge. There are many benefits to using an air fryer instead of a traditional oven. But did you know that you can use your air fryer … Read more

How to Make Cupcakes at Home

how to make cupcakes at home

You’ve probably seen flawless bakery creations all over social media. Perfect pastries with artwork-like decorations that almost look too good to eat. It’s not as tricky as some of those posts would have you believe. Creating the best cupcakes in your home kitchen is easy to do if you can follow directions. Cupcakes are cute, … Read more

July 4th Cupcakes

july 4th cupcakes with flags

The 4th of July was always a great day for my family and I. We would wake up early so we could get down to the beach with enough time to set up our picnic blanket, play some beach games like frisbee or just play with an inflatable ball. When the sun would get too … Read more

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

pumpkin muffin recipe

So here I am again. Back on the blog, because these pumpkin muffins deserve serious attention. These are the best pumpkin muffins I’ve ever made. These might even be the best muffins of any kind I’ve ever made. SO SOFT AND SO MOIST. So perfectly pumpkin-y, you can’t deny fall isn’t the best season ever. … Read more

Vanilla Coconut Cupcakes

vanilla coconut cupcakes

How many vanilla coconut cupcakes do I have? Two. That’s the number I got when I counted my cupcakes.   Yup, that’s right. These two little cupcakes were the entire batch. But sometimes that’s all you really need… emphasis on sometimes. It’s rare, but true. As much as I love to bake, batches that make 12, 24, 36 … Read more

Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

double chocolate pumpkin cupcakes

Soooo. I know I just told you the other day how I’m over pumpkin, and it’s really not all that great to begin with, yady yady yada… 1. I may not quite be over pumpkin if it’s in the form of these cupcakes. But they hardly count, because like I also mentioned the other day, … Read more

Raspberry and Almond Muffins

raspberry and almond muffins

Delicate little cakes with just the right amount of sweetness to the tartness of raspberries. Perfect served with cream, custard or just as is with coffee. It’s almost winter here and I think I’ve been subconsciously hanging onto sunnier days. I’m not sure why but it could be due to the mild weather we’re having. … Read more

Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

chocolate raspberry cupcakes

Ok, I’m going to come right out and say it… I’m not a big fan of chocolate cake. I think it is because I’ve encountered too many chocolate mud cakes for birthday celebrations. Sometimes too much of a good thing can make you not like it anymore. I remember my mum used to make lemon … Read more

Toffee Apple Cupcakes

toffee apple cupcakes

My memory of toffee apples was nagging mum into buying one at every local school fundraiser or fete we went to. It wasn’t that she minded buying them, she hesitated because she knew I would undoubtedly eat all the toffee and leave the apple. I loved the smell of the toffee and the crack of … Read more

Chocolate and Beer Cupcake: Manly Cupcake for Father’s Day

father's day cupcakes

Cupcakes aren’t exactly masculine. Many guys think they’re only for tea parties and kids parties. This is fair enough as cupcakes are usually dainty and made to look pretty. My challenge here was to ‘man up’ a cupcake. There’ll be no pink frosting in beards here. This is a manly cupcake – it’s a beer cupcake! It’s … Read more