Posts Tagged “vanilla”

The Country Candle Company

The Country Candle Company

The Country Candle Company are based in Wiltshire, England where they create beautifully scented and packaged candles. I have two of their candles from the Celebrations collection. The Tonka Bean and Vanilla one is my favourite – it also has hints of cinnamon and clove so is a gorgeous Christmas candle without being overly Christmassy,…

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Cupcake Swirls

Cupcake Swirls

I wanted to show you some photos of a recent batch of cupcakes I made. These were just plain vanilla cakes but I experimented a bit with the icing and was really happy with the result.To get the pink and blue swirls, I just put alternate spoonfuls of pink and blue icing into the piping…

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Kallo Rice Cakes

Kallo Rice Cakes

A few weeks ago I was sent a couple of packs of Kallo rice cakes to try.  One pack was caramel and the other blueberry and vanilla.  I wasn’t really sure when I would eat these as they aren’t really all that easy to take into work for lunch without them falling apart but I’ve…

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Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cupcakes

I’ve been super busy over Christmas and can’t believe it’s been a week since my last post!  I hope you have all had a lovely Christmas!  I haven’t had time to write anything new so here is a recipe I have been meaning to post for a while now…. Cake Ingredients 115g caster sugar 85g…

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Star Cupcakes

Star Cupcakes

Just a quick post with photos of some vanilla cupcakes I made using the silicon star cases I had for my birthday….

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Zing Organics Nude Collection

Zing Organics Nude Collection

You might remember my review a few weeks ago of a candle from Zing Organics?  Well here’s another one!  This is the clove, patchouli and vanilla scented candle from the Nude Collection and it’s just perfect for winter.  It’s not too Christmassy that you have to wait until December to use it but it does…

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Charity Cupcakes

Charity Cupcakes

I made these cupcakes for a charity bake sale in work to help raise money for Childline.  I went with just plain vanilla which I think most people like but to make things a bit more interesting half were pink sponge with white icing and half were plain sponge with pink icing.

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Chocolate, Vanilla & Black Pepper Cupcakes

Chocolate, Vanilla & Black Pepper Cupcakes

These chocolate cupcakes are made using beetroot which gives them a really rich flavour.  I found the recipe in my latest cookbook Prepped!  I usually love using buttercream icing so I was a bit unsure about using cream instead but it actually made a nice change and tasted delicious. This recipe makes 12 muffin sized…

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Orange, Cardamom & Vanilla Cupcakes

Orange, Cardamom & Vanilla Cupcakes

For my latest batch of cupcakes I thought I’d be a bit more inventive so went for a slightly out there flavour combination.  It sounds weird but does taste good, I promise! This recipe makes 6 large muffin size cupcakes. Ingredients For the cakes….. 115g self raising flour ½ tsp baking powder 115g margarine 115g…

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Bright Pink Vanilla Cupcakes

Bright Pink Vanilla Cupcakes

These cupcakes are made using a recipe I’ve posted before only without the chocolate chips.  I made a few batches so I could make some different size cupcakes – the little cupcakes hardly need any mixture so I ended up with loads of them!

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