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 Cupcakes, Chocolate Guinness Cake, Red 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!
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
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 Cupcakes, Chocolate Guinness Cake, Red 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!
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!
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 Cupcakes, Chocolate 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!
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!
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!
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
I really need to stop buying cook books, it’s getting to be a problem. I think I possibly spend 10% of my wages on cookbooks and baking paraphernalia every month… I got the Hummingbird Bakery Cake Days book a while ago. To be fair, I wasn’t sure where to start when I decided to bake something from it. There’s a lot of potential!
I had a craving for sticky toffee pudding so I thought the Sticky Toffee Cupcakes would be a good substitution. The recipe made 16 decently sized cupcakes. They were delicious, and went down a storm in work!
I’ve been asked to make a wedding cake for a friend and after a cake tasting they decided on red velvet for the top tier. I used a Lorraine Pascale recipe I got from the BBC Food website for this cake.
I last made this cake for Arthur’s Day (any excuse for a Guinness based dessert!). It’s a Hummingbird Bakery recipe from the Cake Days book. The recipe makes a lovely rich chocolate cake which the cream cheese frosting really complements.