Jubilee events are taking place in our home generally in the form of cake baking. I love any type of excuse to cook a cake which is most likely going to occupy a big part of this month. I am completely right into all the memento paraphernalia as well as have started my collection. So far, the Jubilee Tate & Lyle gold syrup tin and the M&S Ruby Jubilee biscuit tin yet I could and will take place acquiring all manner of items I make certain.
I did likewise invest last night putting together a Jubilee Pinboard on Pinterest. There are numerous hours to be shed on Pinterest as well as I definitely lost a lot of my evening to it trying to find souvenirs. Seems like an odd thing to do, but I do discover I obtain lots of suggestions and also inspiration mostly since it is so colourful. As well as, I have developed an additional Jubilee message (ahead later) with an idea that I noticed has not yet been pinned!
Currently, can you can picture exactly how dangerous a journey to Lakeland can be at this time of the year? I went and also came out equipped with great deals of goodies with which to make my Diamond Jubilee cupcakes. When it comes to cupcakes I follow my children’s preference for either ready to roll icing or glace topping. They are not keen on the half a pat of butter swirls but will gladly eat a pack of bright blue Renshaw’s straight from the package!
These cupcakes were very good without a doubt. My 3 youngsters specifically liked the edible sticker labels which tasted similar to the sugared rice paper they had for the very first time last year at Cranch’s Dessert store in Salcombe. It was in the kind of edible dollar bills!
I am entering these right into Ruby Jubilee Forever Nigella which is being guest held this month by Nelly at Nelly’s Cupcakes. It is a regular monthly blog writing occasion run by Sarah at Maison Cupcake.
Also, I have adapted Nigella’s cupcakes to consist of a banana as well as a splash of orange juice (RECIPE BELOW). The banana will certainly now be entering into all my cupcakes. I can tell you that they were as fresh as a sissy even on Day 4 as well as the banana flavour was merely a hint.It raised them right into the worlds of light and also fluffiness that makes you really feel as if they could not perhaps be bad for you or have any kind of calories whatsoever.
- 125 g / 4½oz Unsalted butter softened
- 125 g / 4½oz Castor sugar
- 2 Large eggs
- 125 g / 4½ oz Self-raising flour
- 1 tsp Baking powder
- 1 tsp Vanilla extract
- 2-3 tbsp Milk
- Pinch of salt
- For the Raspberry Buttercream:
- 85 g / 3oz Butter softened
- 285 g /10 oz Icing sugar
- 4 tbsp Raspberry puree about 100g fresh raspberries, sieved
- Red, white and blue Smarties, jelly beans, sugar balls etc
I’m sure you’ll love my Diamond Jubilee Cupcakes but here are a few more recipes for you to try!