Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

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With a 3000 word essay due it seemed like the perfect time to procrastinate by doing a bit of baking.

I needed a simple recipe that was easy to do in my student flat so cupcakes seemed like the obvious choice. It was a toss up between two festive favourites; Ferrero Rocher or Chocolate Orange. However with the smallest box of Ferrero Rocher costing £5.50 my meagre budget was much better suited to the humble Chocolate Orange coming in at £1.25.

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Blueberry and Lemon Cupcakes

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I am back…temporarily. Since my last blog post I have completed my first year of nurse training and I go back to start my second year in a week! I have been staying at home for the summer holidays and working in the local hospital as an auxiliary nurse.While being at home I thought I should make the most of having a proper kitchen to bake in before I go back to the joys of living in student halls.

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Jammie Dodger Cupcakes

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I think I subliminally decided to do a Jammie Dodger themed bake following Flushed Away’s appearance on Netflix the other week. For those who haven’t seen it, it’s a film about a posh rat called Roddy who ends up being flushed away into the underground sewer world of Ratropolis. While down there he meets another rat called Rita, who runs a scavenging business from her boat, which just so happens to be called the Jammy Dodger.

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