Tag Archives: Halloween baking

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

I was slightly fearful of trying these.  I know that pumpkin is pleasantly sweet, and I know that vegetables make beautiful cakes, but still the idea of pumpkin sponge is fairly odd to me.  How glad I am that I … Continue reading

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Liquorice & Blackcurrant Monster Cupcakes

These were undoubtedly the most fun of all my recent Halloween bakes and I think they will definitely become a regular recipe for me.  Decorating them allows for great creativity, in terms of the colour of the icing and the … Continue reading

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Cola Cupcakes

Last Halloween I overcame my fear and disgust and made beetroot cupcakes, which proved a great success.  These are this year’s attempt at ‘cakes with a disgusting ingredient’.  Yes, I hate coke, and in fact most fizzy drinks.  Once in … Continue reading

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Vegan Gingerbread

Despite writing on Monday about the pleasant summery conditions in Hong Kong, it is nearly Halloween once more and I imagine that back home in the UK autumn will quickly turn in to winter.  I will not have to merely … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Halloween, like Easter, is a celebration that I think was infinitely better as a child.  It’s so much more fun to be the child knocking on the door than the adult desperately trying to decide (a) if it’s safe to … Continue reading

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