My youngest’s birthday falls on the 28th December. She didn’t want a celebration like her sister’s, and originally didn’t want any cake as well, but decided to demand for some on the actual day. So I just baked a batch of orange butter cupcakes on her actual birthday to celebrate.
I used the left over chocolate [...]

I made these for my neighbour, Kathy’s MIL’s birthday, the design is exactly the same as the cupcakes I made for the girls’ school party.

And glad she liked it.

The celebration and the baking of cupcakes doesn’t seem to end. I baked another batch of cupcakes for two occasions :
1) for my extended family when we met up for dinner on Zara’s actual birthday
2) to bring to a neighbour’s BBQ lunch

As these are more for adults, I topped it with jelly beans from Jelly [...]

Cupcakes are easy to make, if you burnt one or two in the process, you still have the rest of the lot to fall back on. Unlike a cake, if you burnt it, you’ll have to make them all over again.
I always make mine using butter vanilla flavour. My hubs and I like them plain. [...]

My 5 year old is very into mermaids these days; ask her who her favourite princess is, and she’ll say it’s Ariel; and she always pretends to be one by ’swimming’ (more like slithering actually) around the house with a cloth over her legs (that’s her tail).
For her 5th birthday, I decided to make her [...]

Cupcakes are great for parties; as the individual cake makes serving convenient, even more so when there are children among the guests.
For my daughter’s 4th birthday, I was looking around for someone who could make nice looking cupcakes for a reasonable price. I needed about 60 of them, it would cost me a lot if [...]

Inspired by all the bakers out there (and motivated by the cost savings you get making them yourself vs buying them), I made my first batch of decorated cupcakes for my daughter’s 3rd birthday in 2007, after that, there’s no turning back.

I hate the plasticky taste of the fondant (a house brand I bought from [...]

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