Jade's Birthday Cupcakes

About 6 months ago I moved departments within my company and I've been non-stop ever since... with their baking orders.
They seem to have a few favourites and for Jade's birthday she decided to order the top two; carrot cake with cream cheese icing and chocolate Guinness with cream cheese icing. I'm starting to see a pattern here...

You just can't beat good carrot cake and this recipe is my favourite, its perfectly moist without being soggy and I don't like to over do it on the icing*.

*unless the cakes are for Lulu, then its cream cheese Everest! 

And not far behind is Chocolate Guinness, which is rich without being over the top on the chocolate, which again is why the cream cheese icing is a perfect match.

Also do you like my simple stars? I made them from my very own chocolate modelling paste. I've surprised myself with the skill I have learnt this year and some of this stuff is so easy I don't know why I haven't done it earlier. Bring on 2013!

Happy Baking x

1 comment:

  1. Oh Guiness cuppies are my go-to recipe. Everyone, even those that don't necessarily like beer always love them. And I love the stars!