Stawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

These little cupcakes are such a good idea if you have people over in the summer; they're sweet, indulgent but surprisingly light and fresh too. It's best to use fresh strawberries in the bottom of the case, then put the sponge mixture on top. The recipe makes about 12 cupcakes... plenty to go around!


Marbled Cupcakes with Hazelnut Filling

For my one of my Dad's 50th birthday presents, I made him some fancy chocolate cupcakes. They are a chocoholic's idea of heaven, with the cake being a marbled mix of vanilla and chocolate sponge, with a gooey hazelnut chocolate core and chocolate butter cream icing on the top. These are so soft and gooey, and I should warn, incredibly more-ish. The recipe makes about 12 cupcakes. Chocolate overload?


No7 Essential Moisture

Before now, I'd never really been a big fan of Boots No7 products, particularly their skin products, thinking that they were quite basic for the money you pay. Instead, I'd often turned to cheaper alternatives which would do exactly the same job.

My mum, however, swears by them, and even if she tries different moisturisers she always ends up returning to the No7 range. Seeing as she has enviously clear, wrinkle-free skin, I thought maybe I'd give No7 a go.


Gooey Chocolate Cake

For my brother's sweet 16th birthday this year I made this lovely, rich chocolate cake. I never normally make chocolate cakes as they usually turn out too dry, but recipe was quite moist. I tried putting around 75-100g of mini marshmallows into the mixture to make it even more sweet and gooey but I'm not sure it made that much of a difference to the cake.

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