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2/20/2010

My Favourite Patchwork Quilts and Comforters

Purple bedding, it is my favourite so perfect in a room .
I found this at PURPLE COMFORTER SET AND BEDDING



I just adore this patchwork Quilt with all its matching bedding that I found at this site I found PATCHWORK QUILTS just take a look at all those contemporary and traditional styles
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My Favourite Pashima Shawls

Purple is one of my favourite colors at the moment and forever.
I found these great Pashima shawls which will be so useful in Summer and Winter in all types of other colors too at this link PASHIMA SHAWLS AND WRAPS

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5/26/2009

Spring Cupcakes

These are a chocolate version of spring cupcakes. Make chocolate cupcakes and top with chocolate buttercream. I use butter, icing sugar and organic cocoa all mixed together. Spread on top of a cupcake and top with simple bought flower decorations.
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5/05/2009

Spring Cupcakes


Well it is ages since I did some Cupcake Posts and I have started to get withdrawal symptoms! So I decided to make some cupcakes. It is raining here in the UK and a good day for baking. So I made cupcakes as well as some old favourites ginger cake and fruity polenta cake. The Spring cupcakes are for friends . They are basic vanilla cupcakes with lemon icing and some decorations from Tesco. Quick easy to do and pretty as well as tasty.
Thanks to everyone who has been to the blog and also to my other food blogs. I am hoping to get them all going again. Crazycupcakes.

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2/16/2009

Chocolate Frogs


More chocolate animals. This is a frog. Again something for a kids party.
I think you can get sets to make your chocolate shapes. Has anyone tried this or can recommend this?
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2/14/2009

Chocolate Bears

This is a chocolate bear that I got from a chocolate shop. I just thought it looked great on a cupcake.This would be great for a party. In the background a friend from Canada. I just love all bears

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2/07/2009

Chocolate Cupcakes



I felt like a bit of indulgence, chocolate cupcakes. I made a batch which were a great texture. These are decorated with lemon flavoured butter cream with chocolate sprinkles.
The others are butterfly cupcakes. They are filled with apricot jam, a sugar almond and a dusting of icing sugar,
I think these Butterfly cupcakes could be good for Valentines. The sugar almonds also would be a good idea for Easter as they look like an egg.
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1/19/2009

Ginger and Apple Cupcakes

This is a very gooey textured cupcake recipe which uses ginger and fresh apple to make Ginger and Apple Cupcakes. The recipe does not rise very high so fill the cupcake cases to the level you want the cupcakes at, I say this with caution as ovens do vary.
Ingredients
150gm--5 1/2 oz--2/3 cup of unsalted butter
175gm--6oz--1 cup of soft brown sugar
2 tablespoons of black treacle/molasses
225gm--8oz--2 cups of plain flour(all purpose)
1 teaspoon of baking powder
2 teaspoons of bicarbonate of soda(baking soda)
2 teaspoons of ground ginger
150ml--1/4 pint--2/3 cup 0f milk
1 egg beaten
2 eating apples peeled, cored and chopped and tossed in 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
Method
1. Put cupcake cases into a tray about 15 large
2. Melt the butter, sugar,treacle in a pan over a low heat and leave to cool.
3. Sieve the flour , baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and ginger into a mixing bowl
4. Add the milk, beaten eggs and the cooled butter mixture from the pan to the dry ingredients in the bowl.
5. Add the apples
6. Mix everything together and spoon into the cupcake cases.
7. Cook at gas 4--350f--180C. I put them in the upper part of my gas oven. For 20 minutes.

These could be topped with butter cream with ground ginger added to the mixture and piped or spread onto the cupcakes.
Just serve them plain for those who do not like butter cream
If you want to make a loaf instead of cupcakes put into a 9 inch square tin and bake for 35 minutes at gas 3--170C--325F.

This is a big cake and cupcake recipe
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Do you like homemade soup? I have just put my latest soup recipe on my soup blog . Go to ROASTED TOMATO SOUP RECIPE
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Fruit, lemon and Polenta Cupcakes

Happy New Year to everyone. It is ages since I baked and did a post. Well I have tried out some recipes which would normally be for big cakes to see how they would work as cupcakes.
This one above is for a fruit , polenta and lemon cupcake. It is great for those who do not like butter cream.
It has potential for being topped with lemon butter cream, lemon curd or glace fruits. I will follow up with the recipe asap.

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