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Cupcake Celebrations & Back to Blogging

After backpacking through South America, moving house, renovating and enjoying a decent summer in Germany; here I am: back online with Tassenkuchen. Back to blogging and finally back to baking. And we have reason to celebrate. I have just passed … Continue reading

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Chocolate cream cheese mini’s

I decided to try a different kind of chocolate icing this week and opted for something other than the tradtional buttercream icing which is on so many cakes and in so many recipes. Cream cheese icing pairs so well with … Continue reading

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Extreme Chocolate blast cupcakes

What is better than chocolate? Well that’s easy…MORE CHOCOLATE. Chocolate upon chocolate – in my opinion there is nothing better than that. These are rich, moist chocolate cupcakes, rolled into a mouthful of dark chocolate butter cream icing and top … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink

Lovely pastel pink coloured icing swirled over a fresh baked chocolate mini cupcake. These will certainly have you dreaming of Spring, despite the chilly weather and gray skies outside. These are the perfect treat for an afternoon girls tea and … Continue reading

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Cinnamon sugar butter cookies

A cup of tea, fresh baked cookies, a blanket and a book. That sounds like the perfect Sunday afternoon in Winter while the crisp white snow is falling outside. Perhaps you could stay I’m stuck in the holiday and Christmas … Continue reading

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Apple cinnamon spiced cupcakes with caramel icing

Happy New Year everyone! 2013 is off to a fast and busy start but there is always time for baking. This weekend I tried out a new Christmas prezzies I had gotten – a mini cupcake tray. The mini’s are … Continue reading

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Banana nut cupcakes with cream cheese icing

I love baking banana bread and had the idea to try banana cupcakes today. I’ve had banana nut muffins before but don’t think I had ever had a banana cupcake before. These definitely ‘taste like more’ and since you know they have … Continue reading

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White choc, raspberry cupcakes with champagne buttercream!

These cupcakes are well deserving of the exclamation mark. I have been baking alot the past few days. I don’t think I can keep up with all the washing of the dishes – we need to invest in that dishwasher. In our … Continue reading

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Chocolate cupcakes stuffed with espresso mousse & marscopone cream topping

These cupcakes are a spin off of Tiramisu cupcakes. You have the same coffee flavour mixing with the cake and marscopone cheese mixed with the whipped cream for the topping, then dusted of course with cocoa powder. Quite frankly: delish! I decided … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate, Nutella filled Cupcakes

Anyone who knows me well enough, knows how much I love chocolate. Yesterday was a public holiday in Germany – Yes that means sleeping in, long walks with our dog in the forest with a flask of coffee, but it … Continue reading

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