Author Archives: Kirsty Buschendorf

30 and Fabulous!

They say that 30 is the new 20, so fear not the big 3-Oh! Embrace it and let the good times roll on, after all, you’re only as old as you feel. A friend of mine turned 30 on the … Continue reading

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White Chocolate

TheMonday morning cupcakes are starting to become a sort of tradition.  Each week more and more people are popping by to sample the flavour of the week and while waiting for the kettle to boil, I find myself getting into … Continue reading

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Cape Caramel

I’d consider this a simple, but elegant cupcake, perhaps something more traditional. A light caramel cake base, a creamy chocolate icing and hidden caramel chunks. The sweet and fragrant smells of caramel fill the kitchen – and are somewhat reminiscent … Continue reading

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Nutty Nelson

Hold on to your knickers! This cupcake is very nutty. Nuts in the cake, nuts in the middle and double nuts on top. A mix of dark chocolate, a caramel nut centre and a whipped dark chocolate ganache icing. This … Continue reading

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Tokoloshe Trio

This has to be my most favourite cupcake that I have made so far. A chocolate cake, filled with home made custard and covered in a rich caramel icing, topped with nuts, caramel and chocolate. This is the perfect combination … Continue reading

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Mega Mix

It’s not every day that your good friend/ former college roomate from out of town and his beautiful girlfriend visit. I was very glad to have some special friends visit for the weekend and news of the blog had spread … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pancake Cupcakes

The pancake! There’s an old tradition in many families all over the world and personally one of my favourite breakfasts. Think stacks of pancakes, syrup, cream and cinammon sugar – that’s enough to get the taste buds watering. This flavour … Continue reading

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Madiba Mint Mondays

Aah Monday morning…can’t say that I’m a fan of you. I’d rather have Tuesday come twice. But what better way to start a Monday than with delicious mint and chocolate cupcakes – this is definitely one that is worth going … Continue reading

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Cheeky Cappuccino

Who doesn’t love a Cappuccino Cupcake? This really is a delicious cupcake – rich flavours of espresso coffee mixing with melted chocolate on a moist vanilla base and topped off with a wafer. The perfect compliment to this is a … Continue reading

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Banana Boys

For those of you who don’t know the banana boys, here’s a bit of a history lesson for you – until the mid 1990′s the local Durban rugby team was known as the “Banana Boys” before the rebranding to “The … Continue reading

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