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Chocolate Cupcakes with Brown Butter Frosting – also, Hipsters – talents thereof.

There are many things that hipsters are really good at: wearing glasses in an ironic way, finding great deals on artisanal cheese or vintage Nike Air trainers, understanding the importance of micro brewing, restoring 80s video games, taking poetry slams … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Treat – Tom Collins, and a side of cupcakes

Is there any way to eat a cupcake outside the context of a birthday party without feeling just a little bit Sex and the City?

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Green Velvet Cupcakes

As St Patrick’s Day approaches it brings with it the opportunity to view the world through emerald tinted glasses.

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The Monday Treat – Peppermint Bark Cupcakes and Stripping Elves

Here’s how Wendy described it as she uploaded the video to Facebook: “OMG. This Happened.”

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Oozing pus chocolate cupcakes

Halloween would not be halloween in our house without oozing pus chocolate cupcakes.

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Victoria Sponge Wedding Cupcakes

“That’s right,” said the man in front of us in the line for the tills in Selfridges. “A Buckingham Palace jelly mold”.

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Green Velvet Cakes

A note on food coloring: Pastes are a lot more concentrated and therefore, you’ll need less of them to make a proper color change – to get even a murky khaki you’d need almost a whole bottle of liquid. It’s … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cupcakes

All the ingredients should be at room temperature before you start. You’ll get more reliable cakes if you use scales to measure by weight rather than volume in cups. Ingredients (makes 12 fairy cakes, 8 muffin-sized cakes) 1 stick or … Continue reading

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Tropical Coconut Chocolate Cupcakes

These cup cakes are inspired by Bounty Bars, which, for the uninitiated, are sweet coconut fondants covered in milk chocolate. Although they’re a British brand, I’ve seen them on sale in NY – in fact, my local bodega stocks them. … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Green Velvet Cakes in anticipation of St Patrick’s Day.

Probably as a response to valentine heart-shaped cookie cutter withdrawal, the green food coloring ended up in my basket, and by the time I’d unpacked the shopping my mind was racing with ways to use it in celebration of St … Continue reading

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