Archive for the ‘Toffee’ Category


One of the things I love about baking is seeing people enjoying eating my baked goodies. The most appreciative bunch of people has to be hungry runners from my running club after a cross country race! Click here to see the red and yellow cupcakes I have made.

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sticky toffee cupcakes

I’ve been wanting to make these cupcakes for ages and they were definitely worth the wait. The caramel cream cheese buttercream is probably one of the best buttercreams I’ve tasted for a while – the texture was so smooth and silky and it had just the right sweetness. I could have eaten the whole bowl! If you want to find out how to make this yummy buttercream (and the cupcakes!) keep reading…

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Crunchie cupcakesSeveral years ago (probably over 20!) I got a Cadbury’s Crunchie bar at a birthday party I went to. I decided I didn’t want to eat it so I gave it to my grandpa. However, he forgot to take it home with him so I held onto it until the next time I saw him. For a while afterwards he called me “Crunchie” and I would always get a Crunchie at Christmas or a Crunchie Easter egg at Easter. So when it came to trying to decide what to make him for his birthday this year I decided to make Crunchie cupcakes.

Fancy an inside-out Crunchie in cupcake form?

If so, keep reading…

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Toffee Bars

These are possibly my favourite bar cookies – they are so simple to make and they are really moreish! They are essentially a simplified version of millionaires shortbread/caramel slice: the caramel and shortbread is combined in one layer. If you like millionaires shortbread you’ll love these.

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I discovered on Friday last week that there was going to be a cake sale in the office on Monday. Sadly I was away all weekend and didn’t get back until Monday lunchtime. Well, I wasn’t really that sad given that I went to Germany to see Tom! However, I didn’t want to miss out on an opportunity to make some cakes for charity and since the Big Brew Up is happening all week I decided to make some last night! If you’re in the mood to make cupcakes too then keep reading!

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