Cakes · Mug Cakes

Choc-Citrus Volcano in a Mug

Chocoholics, do you want to read on? I'm warning you. If you read this recipe, and make this mug cake, you will be trapped in the gooey, dark-chocolateyness, melt-in-your mouth fudgy mousse-like hot lemon delight. And you will find you simply HAVE to make another. And another. And ano... You get the idea. This cake… Continue reading Choc-Citrus Volcano in a Mug

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Cakes · Cupcakes · Recipe reviews

Gluten-free Vanilla Cupcakes – Recipe Review

Recently, I received a business order - 40 gluten-free unicorn cupcakes, 20 vanilla and 20 chocolate. For the chocolate cupcakes, I made the chocolate oil cake recipe and substituted gluten-free flour for the normal flour - note that gluten-free flour often absorbs more water than normal wheat flour (I discovered this through experience - halfway… Continue reading Gluten-free Vanilla Cupcakes – Recipe Review

Cakes · Icings and Fillings

Delicious Vegan Chocolate Glacé Icing

This icing, also called water icing, is absolutely delicious and very chocolatey. It is also quite a sweet icing, but the unsweetened cocoa powder helps to offset the sweetness slightly. I adapted this recipe from the basic glacé icing using water and icing sugar, gradually discovering what ingredients and methods work best, and this is… Continue reading Delicious Vegan Chocolate Glacé Icing

Cakes · Cupcakes

3 Quick Fixes that will uplift any plain cupcake, guaranteed to blow your mind!

When you want to make something special out of a regular cupcake. These ones are for cupcakes before baking - quick fixes for ready-made cupcakes are coming soon though, so don't lose hope if that's what you're looking for! #1: Rainbow Cupcakes Divide your cupcake mixture equally into 3 bowls. Stir red food colouring into… Continue reading 3 Quick Fixes that will uplift any plain cupcake, guaranteed to blow your mind!

Cakes

This cake is the lightest, moistest dairy free chocolate cake ever!

This super-quick, super-easy cake is, quite frankly, delicious! It is also dairy-free. In case my Instagram followers are wondering, yes, this is the cake I posted on Instagram. 😉 This chocolate oil cake also makes excellent cupcakes. It could be used for secret centre cupcakes, as well as making perfect plain cupcakes. A good all-purpose… Continue reading This cake is the lightest, moistest dairy free chocolate cake ever!