Baking Projects

Marmalade Breakfast Muffins

Looking for a quick on the go breakfast? These yummy marmalade muffins are a great alternative if you’re in a rush! What you’ll need: 100g plain flour 100g wholemeal flour 2 tsp baking powder 150g caster sugar 100g butter softened 150ml semi-skimmed milk 2 eggs 150g marmalade (with the rind) Preheat your oven to 200°C/180°C… Continue reading Marmalade Breakfast Muffins

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Button Peppermint Creams

Welcome back! Want to make a sewing themed gift for a special someone but also want it to be edible? Look no further! Try our button shaped peppermint creams. What we’ll need: 350g icing sugar 1 egg white 1 tsp peppermint extract Green food colouring 150g dark chocolate 1 large button (to make the imprint)… Continue reading Button Peppermint Creams

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Strawberry Flower Biscuits

Flowers are out in bloom and to celebrate the warmer weather I’m sharing with you this recipe to make flower shaped biscuits! What you’ll need: Sandwich style biscuits (I used strawberry shortcake ones) White chocolate buttons Strawberry laces White chocolate buttons with sprinkles Firstly take your strawberry laces and cut them up roughly into 1”… Continue reading Strawberry Flower Biscuits

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Bonfire Night Layered Dessert

Hello and welcome back to my blog! Thank you to everyone who tuned in to my Halloween series. You can have a look here if you missed it – Halloween! This weekend is Bonfire Night in the UK so to celebrate we’ll be making a themed layered dessert to keep us warm whilst we’re watching… Continue reading Bonfire Night Layered Dessert

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Chocolate Fudge Icing

Looking for a yummy icing for your cakes? Then look no further! This icing is so smooth and creamy, a perfect way to finish a dessert! Ingredients we’ll need: 2 Mars bars 1 tbsp water 260g icing sugar 70g butter/soft margarine at room temperature 20g cocoa powder 2 tbsp milk Let’s get started! Our first… Continue reading Chocolate Fudge Icing

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Strawberry Pavlova Ice Cream

Hello! Welcome back to A Box of Buttons, it’s been a little while but I have some great DIY’s and bakes to share with you! This week, I’ll be sharing an easy strawberry ice cream that is perfect for the hot weather we’re currently having here in the UK. Here’s what you’ll need to get… Continue reading Strawberry Pavlova Ice Cream

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Marshmallow Cupcakes

Hello! Welcome back to a Box of Buttons! This week I’ll be sharing this very easy and tasty recipe with you! These cupcakes are the perfect treat if you have a sweet tooth like me! ~Makes 8 large cupcakes~ Ingredients you’ll need: 125g Butter (½ cup) 115g Caster sugar (2/3 cup) 2 Eggs 1 tbsp… Continue reading Marshmallow Cupcakes