Category Archives: Cupcakes

For The Love of Lemon – Lemon Curd, Eton Mess and Cupcakes

With the turn of the season into Spring, already I’m thinking of Summer Yummys, especially with the summer like weather we experienced a couple of weeks ago. Summer to me is citrus, and lemons are the epitome of citrus fruits in my opinion.

So this weekend I’ve been busy in the kitchen cooking up a storm of lemony treats to give me that summer feeling. I started making some lemon curd, because this was the basis for my baking plans; and essentially lemon curd is summer in a jar.

Lemon Curd

You will need:

1 large lemon

70g caster sugar

2 large eggs, beaten

50g unsalted butter, cut into cubes

Start by zesting the lemon into a medium sized bowl.

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

These cupcakes are amazing, I’m not bragging here, they are genuinely amazing.

They are essentially red velvet cupcakes, without the red colouring, still yummy none the less.  I recently made them for a new mummy, because all new mummy’s need extra special treats, and these fit the bill.

This recipe is also exceptionally easy.

For twelve cupcakes:

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