Posts Tagged ‘Cupcakes’


Christmas Cupcakes

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It’s that time of year again, and what better way to say thank you to teachers, or show your loved ones you care – than with a cupcake – but, even better, what about a Christmas Cupcake?

These cupcake toppers are all handmade with sugarpaste icing.

Cupcakes can be baked in you favourite flavour, and simply topped with a Christmas Topper to make them look beautiful.

These cupcakes make lovely gifts, or alternatively, you could have them instead of a traditional Christmas Cake.  Or even, just order them because you feel like treating yourself!

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Authored by: Shayne on Thursday, December 9th, 2010 at 20:12
Categories: Cupcakes

Halloween Cupcakes


Although Halloween is not a holiday we traditionally celebrate in South Africa, I have had a few requests for cupcakes to celebrate this day. I really had such fun making these – i basically sat down with my sugarpaste and made whatever came to mind.

This is the Halloween Collection – these cupcakes are a combination of plain chocolate and also Orange Velvet (a recent spin off from Red Velvet that is really quite yummy).

The Witches Hat

The Bubbling Cauldron

The Pumpkin

Ghostly Ghost

And a spooky spook

If there is one thing I have learn’t from being in the Cupcake Business – it is to let your imagination run wild and don’t let anything stand in your way!

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Authored by: Shayne on Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 17:10
Categories: Cupcakes

Ladybug Cake

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A cute and fun idea for a 1st birthday cake – a small cake ‘topper’ as opposed to a whole cake, and a few cupcakes too. The ladybug theme is also an easy theme to follow and very cute – well i think so anyway.

Simply a chocolate layer cake, frosted with vanilla buttercream and then the sugarpaste red frosting. Little black dots, together with a couple of sugarpaste ladybugs complete the look.

The cupcakes are simply chocolate, frosted with green buttercream frosting to imitate grass, and a few ladybugs added – cute huh?

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Authored by: Shayne on Friday, September 17th, 2010 at 14:09
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Chocolate & Vanilla


It is such an easy combo. But such a delicious one.

I recently had an order for a 70th birthday, and the client simply wanted Choc & Vanilla cupcakes, with Choc & Vanilla Frosting. Simple. Boring some of you may think, but to me not.

There is nothing more decadent that a rich, moist, chocolate cupcake with a big fat swirl of choc buttercream frosting. Topped with maybe a choc coated peanut or a choc button. Or a vanilla cupcake with vanilla buttercream. Or a choc cupcake with two tone frosting – like this.

As Oscar Wilde once said: “Simple pleasures are always the last refuge of the complex”

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Authored by: Shayne on Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 08:05
Categories: Cupcakes