Alzheimers Society Cupcake Day

Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day

Alzheimer’s Society run a Cupcake Day each year in June to raise much needed funds. This year I will be taking part by baking a few dozen cupcakes and selling them at work. I have even roped in a few colleagues in the office to contribute. Everyone else will be urged, compelled or coerced into…

Oat and Banana Breakfast Muffins

Oat and Banana Breakfast Muffins

One of the joys of being an adult is you can have cake for breakfast, just so long as you call it a muffin. With these breakfast muffins, I have tried to cram in some good stuff so that you can feel reasonably virtuous while eating one… or two. Packed with energy-giving oats, and flaxseed that…

Carrot Cake Cupcake

I made these a few weeks ago, but have been busy with other things. These carrot cake cupcakes were made as a gift, as a surprise for friends that had been travelling. I love carrot cake. It has to be moist, and the spice level has to be just right, and for me, these are…

Banana, Oat & Raisin Muffins

While packing my lunch bag for me, dear half found some overly ripe bananas and was about to throw them away when I stopped him. I like bananas when they are very ripe, but even for me, these were too ripe to eat for lunch. They are, however, perfect for banana muffins. Throw in some…

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies

Last year, I organised a bake sale at work to raise money for Comic Relief. It was fairly successful. Everyone that attended seemed to have a good time, and lots of cake, cookies and cupcakes were eaten, as well as a reasonable sum of money raised. The University I work for are running a campaign…

Vanilla Petit Fours

I reviewed the recipe book The Petit Four Cookbook by Brooks Coulson Nguyen this weekend. In case you didn’t already know, petit four is French for ‘little oven’, and is used to describe small bite-sized cakes. I confess, as much as I like to eat these, I had never attempted them before so it was…