This recipe is adapted from one I have made before, however, I have reduced the sweetener and changed the frosting, using ganache here instead. The result is a soft, indulgent cake that just demands to be savoured. Ingredients 100ml Buttermilk 1/2 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar 150g Plain Flour 35g Cocoa Powder 50g Chocolate Chips 1… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cupcakes
One cannot possible have a fairy party without including ‘Fairy Cakes’, I did make these cakes last year, however I have made some slight little changes to the recipe this year with much more pleasing results. Ingredients 50g Plain Flour 50g Ground Almonds 1 Tsp Baking Powder 100g Butter, softened 2 Eggs 50g Honey Grated… Continue reading Fairy Cakes
I haven’t posted a cupcake recipe in a long time. Considering these little gems were a bit of an obsession of mine for a while, you may be surprised, however, we have seen many changes in our diet in the Simply Homemade kitchen and we have made huge progress in cutting down on refined sugar.… Continue reading Fairy Cakes
I was almost giddy with excitement this week!! Emily from The Nest is on holidays here, in the sunny southeast, and not just in the county, she was literally 10 minutes away from me. We could not let this week go by without meeting. Danielle from Lilliwhiterose and I have been intending to meet for… Continue reading Afternoon Tea with Friends
It’s always lovely to be asked to bake a cake for someone, particularly when it’s for a special occasion; isn’t it lovely to have people believe in your ability to do something and do it well? I was delighted when my sister asked me to bake a selection of cupcakes and a celebration cake for… Continue reading Cake, Cake, a Happy Child & Cake!
The children suggested we have celebratory cake this evening in honour of this little space on the internet. Yesterday, the finalist list in the inaugural Irish Parenting Blog Awards was announced and Simply Homemade is there in the Best Homespun Blog category. To say I am shocked and overwhelmed is an understatement. I am extremely grateful… Continue reading Celebratory Cupcakes & A Note of Thanks