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Royal Baby Shower with Cupcakes fit for a Princess

June 24, 2013 – 7:46 pm |

Kate will surely be having a Royal baby shower any time now, so here’s some cupcake ideas fit for a Princess
Boy or girl? We just don’t know what sex the Royal Baby will be, but …

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How to throw a Princess Baby Shower

June 24, 2013 – 9:06 pm |
princess baby shower

How to throw a Princess Baby Shower – decorations & Cupcakes
We all know that there is soon going to be an announcement from the Palace welcoming a new Royal to the world. We can also …

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Spooky Halloween Cupcake Ideas for your little devils

September 17, 2012 – 3:51 pm |
Halloween decorations

It’s almost Halloween, so treat your little devils to a baking session in the kitchen and make some halloween cupcakes fit for a trick or a treat…
Take the easy route and bake a batch of …

Inaugural Cake and Bake Show this weekend

September 17, 2012 – 2:15 pm |
Mary Berry Cake and Bake

Cake and Bake Show at Earls Court this weekend
If you’re reading this blog you’re already a baking / cake decorating fan, so I don’t need to tell you that the British are embracing baking like …

Bake lactofree cupcakes with this Lactofree Strawberry Delight Cupcake Recipe

May 14, 2012 – 3:16 pm |
lactofree cupcake vanilla recipe

Lactose intolerant? Now you can have your cake and eat it with this Strawberry & Vanilla Lactofree Cupcake recipe from Lola’s Cupcakes
In March Lactofree, the UK’s only lactose-free* dairy range and Lola’s Cupcakes teamed up …

Renshaw Icing Launches Patriotic Pack for Great British Celebrations

May 14, 2012 – 1:45 pm |
Renshaw Regalice Icing

To mark all things Great British Renshaw, the cake and decorating company, has launched a limited edition pack of Renshaw Icing.
The Great British Icing pack comes in a cute box which contains three ready-to-roll Renshaw …

Cupcakes fit for a Queen with Jubilee Cupcakes at Hummingbird Bakery

May 13, 2012 – 10:35 am |
Diamond Jubilee Cupcakes Hummingbird

Celebrate like a Royal and indulge in these Jubilee Cupcakes from Hummingbird Bakery
Dust off your teapots and get out your nan’s best china as the Humminbird Bakery in London has a special range of Jubilee …

Diamond Jubilee Cupcake Toppers & Decorations Provide Patriotic Finish

May 5, 2012 – 6:16 pm |

These Diamond Jubilee Cupcake Toppers & Decorations will add the perfect patriotic finishing touch to your Jubilee Cupcakes.

Hosting a Jubilee Party or Jubilee Street Party? Then check out …

National Cupcake Championships Competition 2012

May 5, 2012 – 5:06 pm |
Cupcake champion Jennifer Buls

British Baker launches the National Cupcake Championships 2012
National Cupcake Week may be a few months away yet, but to kick-start the festivities around it British Baker magazine has launched the search to find Britain’s best …

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

February 28, 2012 – 3:21 pm |

The Cupcake craze sees no signs of slowing down, so if you’re looking for a Mother’s Day gift idea for your Mum, here are some cupcake-related presents.
If you see a Mother’s Day Gift Idea you …


October 18, 2011 – 3:42 pm |
choccywoccydoodah cake

ChoccyWoccyDooDah is back for a second TV series
So it’s not strictly a cupcake bakery, but no trip to Brighton would be complete without a visit to the world famous and delightfully eccentric Choccywoccydoodah shop or …

Handmade Tounge-in-Cheek Cupcakes delivered to Alan Carr

August 23, 2011 – 10:43 am |
Alan Carr cupcake

Alan Carr received a sweet surprise when a box of handmade tongue-in-cheek cupcakes were given to him before his performance in Carlise.
Babycakes in Carlise jumped on an opportunity to provide a box of novelty cupcakes to …

Cupcake Recipe for Raspberry & Vanilla Cupcakes

August 23, 2011 – 10:40 am |
Alan Carr cupcake

Raspberry & Vanilla Cupcake Recipe
Babycakes, in Carlise, made Raspberry & Vanilla cupcakes to welcome TV Comedian Alan Carr to the city.
Here is Babycakes recipe for creating the delicious cakes.
Ingredients                                                                          Buttercream
115g butter (best at room
temperature)                                                                         120g …

National Cupcake Week Champion 2011 Announced

August 16, 2011 – 7:02 pm |
Cupcake champion Jennifer Buls

Absolute Treats is Crowned Britain’s National Cupcake Champion 2011
Despite her business being less than a year old Jennifer Buls, 27, has been crowned overall National Cupcake Champion 2011 as well as winning two category awards.
Jennifer, …

Meet Me at the Cupcake Café book review

August 16, 2011 – 2:55 pm |
Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe

Meet Me at the Cupcake Café, Jenny Colgan, book review
Published by Sphere, London.
RRP: £7.99
We’ve all done it haven’t we? Sat at our desks or on a sweaty commuter train dreaming of somewhere else, a more …

Welly Good Cupcake Through to National Cupcake Week Championship Finals

July 30, 2011 – 11:41 am |
national cupcake week finalist

National Cupcake Week Finalist talks to Cupcake Cavern about getting through to the finals of the prestigous cupcake industry award.
Sabrina Collins started baking just four years ago to give work colleagues a pick-me-up during a …