Earl Grey and lavender cupcakes with lemon buttercream

So sophisticated. So delicious. The flavours are subtle, but elegant. This is a cupcake for grown ups. This was my first attempt at making these but it certainly won’t be the last! It was also the first time I’ve piped buttercream roses. I followed the Cake Style YouTube tutorial and it was surprisingly easy. I was really… Continue reading Earl Grey and lavender cupcakes with lemon buttercream

Lacy fan baby blanket

My first ever completed crochet project. Hurray! I found Jayda in stitches’ YouTube tutorial for it with a written pattern so I could follow along. I didn’t know how to read a pattern before so it was really useful. And it’s so pretty!

Cherry, plum and blackberry mince pies

I love fruit mince pies. I’ve already eaten more than my fair share this year and they are definitely one of my favourite parts of Christmas, so I figured they be a good thing to make as gifts. I found Nigella Lawson’s recipe for star topped mince pies, but unfortunately fresh cranberries are a bit thin… Continue reading Cherry, plum and blackberry mince pies