What is the difference between a cupcake and a fairy cake?

A debate that has gone on for years in many households (including my own growing up), but they are different things - promise! You would be forgiven for thinking that fairy cakes are just the English version of a cupcake, typically America, but when you get down to it, the differences mount up. 1. Fairy cakes are smaller than cupcakes When visiting any supermarket, this should be obvious when you go down the home baking aisle and you can easily find different sized cases for both fairy cakes and cupcakes. 2. The toppings are different A fairy cake is drizzled with a runny royal icing and let to set with perhaps a few funky sprinkles (or made into butterflies, and we will come onto this later

RECIPE | Double Chocolate Cake

Who doesn't love chocolate? Let's face it - chocolate is a girls best friend. I have the most beautiful chocolate cake recipe that will leave the cake melting in your mouth. This recipe is perfect for chocolate lovers - and can be tweaked to make cupcakes or a large cake. I have experimented with so many chocolate cake recipes, but nothing was chocolately or strong enough. I love a rich a sticky chocolate cake (perhaps slightly under-baked), and the trick is using a great quality cocoa powder. All I use is Bournville Cocoa Powder, it's pure quality and super strength make an excellent chocolate cake. My trick with this cake is to slightly under-bake so it's sticky. Once you take cakes out of

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