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.
After making my Coffee Cupcakes I thought it was only fair to swap sides and make tea the main feature of one of my recipes. As much as I love coffee I am also a HUGE tea drinker and think there is nothing better than a comforting cup of tea to help you get through a stressful day.
I am a girl of simple tastes and Yorkshire Tea with a dash of milk has always been my favoured blend. However I do have to say that I am partial to a cup of peppermint tea and sometimes Pukka’s matcha green tea if I have decided I am going on a health kick (this rarely lasts very long).
The Jaffa Cake; Is it a biscuit? Or is it a cake?
Well I would say it is a cake- It has a sponge base, it goes hard when its stale and its called a Jaffa CAKE. However it surprised me to learn that for many years McVities had to defend its classification of the Jaffa Cake as a cake.