Posts Tagged ‘cupcakes’

Recipe: Simnel Cupcakes


The Simnel cake is a traditional Easter recipe tracing back to the 13th Century, eaten during the days of lent or on Easter day itself. More recently, the cake has been given as a gift on Mothering Sunday. The word Simnel originates from the Latin Simila which means ‘fine flour’, referring to the white flour used in […]

Recipe: Mother’s Day Daffodil Cupcakes


Looking for a delicious new cupcake to bake for your mum this Mother’s Day? These gorgeous daffodil cupcakes are sure to go down a treat… By Sophie Turhnam from Sophie Victoria Cupcakes.         I wanted to create something special this Mother’s Day and have been meaning to try different sugar flowers for […]

Recipe: Valentine’s Surprise Cupcakes

By Sophie Turhnam from Sophie Victoria Cupcakes I’ve wanted to make surprise cupcakes for a while now. I’ve seen these used as a gender reveal technique for baby shower cupcakes and loved the idea… But I thought what cuter way to show someone you love them on Valentine’s Day than by putting a littler edible […]

Have you got Time for a Cuppa? Raise money for Dementia UK this March!


Bake sales are becoming increasingly popular these days, so why not use your local group to raise money for Dementia UK? The UK-based charity are the only charity in the country to provide Admiral Nurses – specialist dementia nurses who give expert, practical and emotional care and support for family carers, as well as the […]

Recipe: Fun Gingerbread Man Cupcakes!

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Our resident blogger Sophie Barson from Sophie Victoria Cupcakes shares her recipe and design for these cute gingerbread cupcakes! Give them a try this winter and warm up your kitchen – a perfect weekend bake to keep the kids busy. Got some leftover candy canes? Serve them up alongside these cakes for a sweet treat […]

Sarah Harris shows you how to make her winning autumn cupcake!

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We got such a great response to this year’s Autumn Cupcake Challenge – thank you to everyone who sent us their cupcake pictures! Our winner this year was Sarah Harris, who received her accolade in front of a busy audience at The Cake & Bake Show in London at the beginning of October. An amateur […]

World Record for Longest Line of Cupcakes set to be broken for BBC Children in Need

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A group of mums in Milton Keynes have joined together to smash the world record for the longest line of cupcakes in a new attempt to coincide with this year’s BBC Children in Need. Cakesforkids is a group aiming to raise money for local and national children’s charities, and they have already signed up 18 […]

Ready, steady, it’s the Cake & Bake Show!


Tomorrow the doors of the Cake & Bake Show in London will open and a weekend of delicious baking fun will begin! Our resident blogger Sophie is looking forward to the event… As the UK’s leading bake show approaches, it had me wondering what exactly is it that I love about the Cake & Bake […]

Celebrate National Cupcake Week with our Pigs in Mud recipe!

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Try this tasty recipe for Pigs in Mud Cupcakes – we think they go down especially well at children’s parties, but let’s be honest they’re great fun for all ages… For the cupcakes 130g butter, softened 130g caster sugar 110g self-raising flour, sifted 20g cocoa powder, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 2 large eggs, beaten […]

Cupcake Heaven Autumn is on sale now – packed full of great new designs!


Get your new copy of Cupcake Heaven today, with 101 brand new cupcake designs for autumn, Halloween, bonfire night, weddings, birthdays, kids’ parties and more! We’ve got cupcake recipes for all abilities – from beginner to more challenging ideas – and for all occasions, too. This issue we also launch our new Autumn Cupcake Challenge […]