Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake Cupcake with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

Warning: content contains the best-ever carrot cake cupcake recipe there ever was and eating them may lead to carrot cake cupcake addiction.  Wholly-molly have I got a treat for you today! Could anything be better than carrot cake cupcakes with brown sugar cream cheese frosting?? That’s a tough one to beat in my opinion. ThereRead more

Your Guide to Making the Perfect Buttercream

Everything you need to know about making perfect buttercream – What to do with ‘broken’ buttercream (e.g. when it curdles/grainy, soupy etc.) – The secret to making the best buttercream – Flavoured buttercream recipes I used to get a little anxious every time I went to make buttercream. Sometimes it would work out okay andRead more

Chocolate Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Buttercream

A fudgy chocolate cake, filled with a velvety smooth peanut butter buttercream. You’re welcome chocolate peanut butter lovers!   If you could choose just one ingredient that you couldn’t live without, what would it be (…it’s a hard question I know)? For me, it would be peanut butter. Not just any peanut butter mind you,Read more

Almond Cupcakes with Royal Icing

After having just finished an incredible road trip around the UK where I was treated to a variety of British sweet food, I couldn’t resist bringing a taste or two back with me to Brno. Today’s recipe is inspired by the little town of Bakewell and their famous Bakewell tarts. Kevin and I enjoyed eatingRead more

How to Make a Wedding Cake

Two of the sweetest people I know got married last weekend and I had the daunting job privilege of making their wedding cake. They wanted a winter-themed cake complete with two cute pine cone toppers – one with a top hat and one with a veil and thus chose a naked rustic wedding cake: Chocolate-CoconutRead more

Chocolate Lamingtons with Raspberry Cream Filling

Chocolate Lamington with Raspberry Cream Filling

My-oh-my, these chocolate lamingtons are seriously addictive and if you’ve been searching for a true, classic New Zealand cake, then this is it. Kiwis (as well as a lot of Australian’s) have been serving these chocolate-coconut treats at parties, gatherings, cake stalls, fundraisers (you name it) for years and every Kiwi needs to have thisRead more