Ginger, Pistachio and Almond Biscotti

I got the recipe for this biscotti at a Pink Ginger class I did before Christmas. I got a huge craving for pistachios during the week so I decided to make up a batch of the biscotti. The ginger adds a lovely kick to the recipe as well as giving a nice contrast to the crunch of the nuts!

Ginger, Pistachio and Almond Biscotti

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Gingerbread Cupcakes – Hummingbird Bakery

I decided to use the Hummingbird Bakery’s Cake Days cookbook to inject a bit of festive cheer! The other recipes I’ve tried so far have all been really successful – Sticky Toffee CupcakesChocolate Guinness CakeRed Velvet Cupcakes, Marbled Cupcakes and Caramel Cupcakes. I decided given the impending festive season I needed to Christmas up my life a bit! I found a recipe for Gingerbread Cupcakes in the book and decided to test run it! Here’s how I got on!

Gingerbread Cupcakes! Yum!

Gingerbread Cupcakes! Yum!

The apartment began to smell really Christmas-y when these were baking! A definite creator of Christmas cheer! I have step by step photos and a link to the recipe after the cut! Continue reading

Caramel Cupcakes – Hummingbird Bakery

The Hummingbird Bakery’s Cake Days cookbook is becoming a firm favourite on the oul’ cookbook shelf! I’ve tried a good few things from it so far – Sticky Toffee CupcakesChocolate Guinness CakeRed Velvet Cupcakes and Marbled Cupcakes. On the back of my previous successes I decided to give their Caramel Cupcakes a try… Here’s how I got on!

Caramel Cupcakes! Yum!

Caramel Cupcakes! Yum!

I brought seventeen of these into work and everyone really liked them! I have step by step photos and a link to the recipe after the cut!
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Marbled Cupcakes – Hummingbird Bakery

I have Hummingbird Bakery’s Cake Days cookbook and I’m becoming a huge fan of the book, I’ve tried a few things from it so far – Sticky Toffee CupcakesChocolate Guinness Cake and Red Velvet Cupcakes. I decided to give their Marbled Cupcakes a go next… Here’s how I got on!

Marbled Cupcakes! Yum!

Marbled Cupcakes! Yum!

These were brought into work and went down a storm so I’d highly recommend them! I have step by step photos and a link to the recipe after the cut!
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Red Velvet Cupcakes – Hummingbird Bakery

I got the Hummingbird Bakery’s Cake Days cookbook a while back, I’ve tried a few things from it so far – the Sticky Toffee Cupcakes and the Chocolate Guinness Cake. I decided to try their Red Velvet Cupcakes after I finished my exams today… Here’s how I got on!

Red Velvet Cupcakes! Yum!

Red Velvet Cupcakes! Yum!

I’m bringing them into work tomorrow so hopefully they taste as good as they look! I have step by step photos after the cut!  Continue reading