• marbles+fondant+cake

    Mint Chocolate Marble Cake

    This cake looks fabulous as a centre piece on any table and tastes just as good as it looks! The recipe makes one 6 inch sandwiched cake but could be doubled for a larger cake or for 2 tiers. Ingredients – Cake 100g butter 100g caster sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp peppermint extract 1tsp baking powder 100g self-raising flour 30g cocoa powder 50g dark chocolate chips Ingredients – Buttercream and Fondant 125g butter 300g icing sugar 2 tsp peppermint extract 350g white fondant icing 150g blue fondant icing 90g black fondant icing Step 1 Pre-heat the oven to 170 degrees (fan). Cream the butter and sugar together. Step 2 Add…

  • mint+choc+chip+cupcakes

    Mint Choc Chip Cupcakes

    Looking at holiday brochures recently really got me thinking about summer. Warm weather, bright clothes and of course, ice cream. Ever since I first tried ice cream as a child, my favourite has always been mint choc chip. I don’t know what it is but I just find the mint and dark chocolate flavour combination absolutely perfect! As it’s still a little cold to be walking round with an ice cream cone (I’m currently still wearing gloves most days), I thought I’d put the flavour combo in one of my cupcake creations. Give it a try! Ingredients – Cake 200g butter 200g caster sugar 4 eggs 1 1/2 tsp peppermint…