Raspberry Filled Yellow Fairy Cakes with Lemon Buttercream

So, what are Fairy Cakes anyway? Fairy cakes are not, as their name might imply, themed cakes designed and decorated to the liking of mystical, fantasy enthusiasts. They are, simply stated, smaller versions of cupcakes. They’re widely popular in the UK, and tend not to pile on the icing in the same way that American…

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Watermelon Fairy Cakes– Summer time in a Cuppie!

There are many versions of these little fairy cakes or cuppies floating around, but this recipe is one of many that I fused together. I wanted real watermelon flavor to present itself—not an artificial metallicy imitation. I wanted them to be quick, I wanted them to be pretty and most importantly, wanted them to be…

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The Historical Cupcake—aka Fairy Cake…Get the Skinny!

The term “cupcake” was first revealed in 1828 in Eliza Leslie’s Receipts cookbook. In the early 19th century, there were two different uses for the name “cup cake” or “cupcake”. In previous centuries, before muffin tins were widely available, the cakes were often baked in individual pottery cups, ramekins, or molds and took their name…

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