Again, a very simple cupcake recipe, but with an extra touch on the decoration, which makes all the difference!
Bake a basic vanilla cupcake, BUT instead of using Vanilla essence use Rosewater…
Use any basic cupcake liners, BUT after baking use a nice cupcake wrapper. I used mine, that I made from cardboard paper bought from the Hobby Craft. Make sure the colours are matching…
No need to make fancy cupcake toppers and decorations, just GO OUT and pick some wild roses, preferably the tiniest you can find…and VOILA!
We had our 11th years of marriage celebration on 17th of November. Well, we didn’t do anything special really, but remembered our Day and eat cakes of course 🙂
I made these festive strawberry cupcakes with lots of fresh strawberries and frosted with champagne cream. Yummmmmm….. The kids obviously had the cupcakes without the cream.
I tried out two more decoration styles on the same cupcake. Love my new, colourful cupcake wrappers and I find it very inspiring so that’s why 🙂
I had to use up my leftover blue chocolate cream from last week’s Wild Rose project. I also had leftover decorations, like pink and white fondant roses that I had to use before they would go bad. Would have been a waist which I can not let happen, my everyday motto being “We are not waisting any food. Ever!”
This being said, it just happened to have in the kitchen cupboard a box of cake mix (yes, not like me at all, because I don’t like them!), so I quickly baked it and in no time at all I had 7 cupcakes on my table today. It was very convenient for what I had in mind.
I swirled the blue cream on them and decorated the cupcakes with my decorations, and VOILA!
And, this little guy down here, has a fragile chocolate butterfly on top. I melted a little dark chocolate, put it in a piping bag, and using a small tip I made this butterfly on a piece of baking paper, then put it in the freezer to get hard again.
Last week I’ve bought some Madeira cakes to try out something. I cut these two little portions out with a round cutter, I soaked the cakes with Rum and filled with some Nutella. It came out nice. But the main reason for doing this was to make the cake little less boring taste-wise. I wanted to try out this decoration, to cover the little cakes and didn’t want to just use a plain sponge. For decorating first I covered it with a layer of marzipan and then with the sugar paste.