Posts Tagged ‘cupcakes’

Interview with Hercule’s Cakehouse owner Mellissa – and her cat!

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The popular Pig in Mud cupcake, featured in Cupcake Heaven last year, was designed by owner of Hercule’s Cakehouse, Mellissa. Here she tells us about her business, getting involved in the magazine, and a few of her favourite cake decorating projects… We love your photos, which have been used in the mag a few times. […]

Cupcakes with a twist! We try making Sin City cupcakes…

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Although cupcakes have been hugely popular now for several years, Sin City Cupcakes in Las Vegas have managed to come up with a truly unique concept – an extensive range of alcoholic cupcakes based on over 40 popular cocktails, such as Margarita Madness (Margarita) and Exotic Sunrise (Tequila Sunrise). The brain-child of co-owners Danielle Michelle […]

Making Valentine’s Day Cupcake Toppers

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I was lucky enough to be invited along to a special Valentine’s Day cupcake decorating class at the Bath Cake Company, which has just opened its doors to a new all singing and dancing cake decorating school. Taught by company owner Celia Adams, we learnt how to make four different Valentine’s Day cake toppers, including […]

Valentine’s Day Cakes & Baking Recipes

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Want to bake some cupcakes or biscuits for Valentine’s Day? Let’s face it, everything is more romantic when you can eat it. That’s just science. So we’ve rounded-up these adorable Valentine’s Day cakes and baking recipes for you to make at home – once you’ve had a go at these recipes, don’t forget to share […]

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Recipe – simple, easy and fun!

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Try these romantic Valentine’s Day cupcakes – the decoration is simple but effective, and you can change the colours and flavours to suit you! A great recipe to get you inspired from Sophie Victoria.   Makes 12 For the Vanilla Cupcakes 80g (3oz) unsalted butter, softened 280g (100oz) caster sugar 240g (8½ oz) plain flour […]

Sneak preview… Cupcake Heaven Spring issue

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Here’s a little flavour of what to expect in our next issue of Cupcake Heaven, which goes on sale 6th February 2014. That’s right, just in time to help you make those cupcakes for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Easter! Treat your mum to a gorgeous set of rose-topped cupcakes, which will make her smile […]

Get Baking! An interview with Green Kitchen Cakes

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Want to set up your own cake decorating business? Food Heaven meets business owners who have taken the leap and started their own creative enterprises. We meet Laura from Green Kitchen Cakes, based in the East Midlands, to talk about how she ventured into the world of cake decorating for weddings and special occasions. How […]

Best Valentine’s Cupcake Courses in the UK

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We are feeling all romantic at Food Heaven ahead of Valentine’s Day this year, so have been searching for the best Valentine’s themed cupcake decorating classes we can find. Here are a few of our favourites from across the UK, all designed to help you create unique and stylish cakes that your other half will […]

Cupcake Heaven Winter 2013 is on sale now!


Our new Winter issue of Cupcake Heaven goes on sale today – an exciting selection of 101 cupcake recipes, all designed to inspire you to bake and decorate during the festive season! Now the clocks have gone back we’re all starting to think of Christmas, so why not get prepared with some great cupcake ideas […]

Cupcake Heaven autumn issue is on sale now!

Cupcake Heaven Autumn

The evenings are slowly drawing in now, giving us all more time to get in the kitchen and think about new ideas for cupcakes for the harvest season – and also for the nights of festivities that will come later in the year. And to inspire you at this most beautiful of seasons, the autumn […]