Toffee Apple Cupcakes

Toffee Apple Cupcakes by Katie Bryson for Parentdish.co.uk

Apple and cinnamon cupcakes topped with lashings of toffee frosting drizzled with caramel, it’s pretty safe to say you’ll only need to eat one of these! I wanted to create a seasonal bake that would be perfect for autumnal gatherings, cake stalls or a gift to cheer someone up. There’s always an occasion for cake, […]

Ice cream cupcakes

ice cream cupcakes

The first time I saw cakes that had been baked in ice cream cones, I wanted to have a go at making them for myself. Several years later and a school summer fair to bake for and I finally got around to it! The first effort was a total disaster. I’m not exaggerating. SO spectacularly […]

Fun Easter recipes for the Good Food Channel

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I’ve had another fun photoshoot with Sharron and Anna for the Good Food Channel website, creating a lovely range of Easter kid-friendly recipes for you to try out this holiday. I love sharing the beautiful pictures that Sharron takes of my food, and hope you enjoy looking at them too. I’ve also included links to all […]

Easter recipes for Parentdish

Easter nest cupcakes

Splash out with a festival of baking and indulgence over the Easter holidays with these recipes i’ve created for Parentdish. It’s good to have some kitchen projects in the bank ready for kids to help out with on days where you don’t have any plans, so bookmark this page when you’re making your Easter to-do […]

Food styling pretty cupcakes

Peanut butter cupcakes

I just wanted to share the results of the photoshoot I worked on last week for UKTV’s Good Food Channel website with my good friend and very talented photographer Sharron Gibson. Part one of the assignment was to make and photograph a series of cupcake recipes by Crumbs Couture  - so I spent two days […]

Orange and poppy seed cupcakes

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I love it when I can tick off two tasks in one go – and on this occasion it was baking for the school cake stall and writing an article about a recipe using orange. Love it! So after a bit of recipe rifling I found a lovely orange and poppyseed loafcake which I promptly […]

Rocky road cupcakes

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Sponsored post Now that my little ones are having packed lunches a few days a week I thought it’d be a good idea to bake a batch of cakes at the weekend rather than spend a fortune on cereal bars. Fairy cakes are the perfect size for little hands and they freeze really well, so […]

Cupcakes to accompany Royal Wedding TV fest

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Living in a house full to the brim of boys, I had no option but to indulge in the fairytale world of Royal Wedding mania elsewhere. It felt like the 1950s cycling through the deserted roads of leafy Ealing with my cakebox and cassis. The only signs of life were little girls dressed as princesses, […]

Cake stall madness

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Sam’s school has a fundraising cake stall every friday, and each year group takes it turn to provide the cakes and manpower. Volunteering your services behind the stall is not for faint-hearted, as come 3:30pm a swarm of children buzz around the baked goods crazed with hunger jostling to get their mitts on the best […]

A superhero birthday party on a budget

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As finances get tighter and tighter things like birthday parties can be a frightening prospect. Venue, entertainment, party bags, food, cakes – it can add up to hundreds of pounds very quickly. We don’t have a great deal of floor space in our house for doing a party at home, especially for a pack of […]