Chocolate Chip Muffins

Over the summer I finally got to tick off one of my “to do’s” from my list – a trip to Brighton! I’ve haven’t been to Brighton in years so was super excited to finally be able to appreciate the sea and shops now that I’m older. It was a lovely day of aimlessly wondering around the town whilst basking in the rarely seen sun.

Now I can sense the confusion already – how on earth does Brighton relate to Chocolate Chip Muffins?? Well, whilst in Brighton I picked up these super cute paper muffin cases from a independent shop in the lanes. I fell in love with the pink polka dot pattern immediately and couldn’t wait to use them.

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Christmas Lemon Cupcakes

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I love this time of year and have been really getting into the festive baking spirit recently. I have a long list of goodies I want to bake and with Christmas fast approaching, I better get a move on!

I think adding a little christmassy touch to simple recipes completely transforms a bake. And you can’t get any better than having cupcakes, gingerbread and candy canes all in one recipe!

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Mini Chocolate Bar Cupcakes

Mini Chocolate Cupcakes

My baking cupboard has been getting larger and larger by the second recently and one thing that’s been on my baking wishlist for some time now are chocolate silicon moulds. Having not owned any before, I’ve been desperate to add a few to my collection. However, I may have gone a little overboard, since I’m now the proud owner of these (oops) –

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Simple Cupcakes

Simple Cupcakes

Since we’ve had a pretty non-existent summer over here in the UK, the rainy days have kept me inside for far more than I would’ve liked. However, this involuntary confinement has had one positive – more baking sessions have been on the cards!

Last weekend, whilst it was pouring down, I thought I’d throw on my apron and revisit the recipe that fuelled my love of baking. These simple, minimum fuss cupcakes were the first ever cakes I made by myself. Fast forward a few years, and this is still the recipe I use whenever I bake.

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