Bakes, Chocolate, Small Treats

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 sugar1 egg white1 tsp peppermint extractGreen food colouring150g dark chocolate1 large button (to make the imprint) Let's get started! In a… Continue reading Button Peppermint Creams

Chocolate, Halloween, Seasonal Projects, Small Treats

Halloween Oreo and Smartie Bark

Halloween is fast approaching! Need some snack ideas for your Halloween get to together? Try this Oreo and Smartie bark, guaranteed to keep them coming back for more! What you'll need: Dish or tray (I used a small but deep ceramic dish)200g white chocolateOreo'sOrange SmartiesClingfilm Let's get started! Our first step is to cut up… Continue reading Halloween Oreo and Smartie Bark

Bakes, Small Treats

Strawberry Pavlova Ice Cream

Hello! Welcome back! 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 started: Equipment: Ice cream machineBlender… Continue reading Strawberry Pavlova Ice Cream

Bakes, Chocolate, Cupcakes

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 unsalted butter 115g caster sugar2 eggs1 tbsp milk130g gluten free… Continue reading Marshmallow Cupcakes

Bakes, Brownies

Gluten Free Brownies

Hello! Welcome back! This week I'll be sharing my recipe for gluten free brownies. Don't worry gluten eaters, you can make these too, simply by using normal plain flour in substitute! ~ Makes 12 brownies ~ Here's what you'll need for the brownies: 55g unsalted butter1 large egg70g plain gluten free flour blend20g cocoa powderPinch… Continue reading Gluten Free Brownies

Bakes, Small Treats

Mini Pink and White Donuts

Fancy a little treat? Try these delightful mini donuts, perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth! ~ Makes 18 Mini Donuts ~ What you'll need: 1 egg80g caster sugar1 tbsp melted butter1 tbsp vegetable oil1 tsp vanilla extract170g plain flour - you can also make these gluten free by using a gluten free blend instead!1/2 tsp… Continue reading Mini Pink and White Donuts

Halloween, Seasonal Projects

Halloween Ghost Cake Pops

Want to get into the halloween 'spirit'? Have a go at these fun and easy ghost cake pops! Ingredients we will need for the cake pops: 150g butter150g caster sugar150g plain flour2 large eggs Equipment we'll need: Cake pop mouldCake pop sticksLarge bowlSpoonPiping bags For the decoration: White chocolateBlack food colouringWhite fondant icingCircle cookie cutterIcing… Continue reading Halloween Ghost Cake Pops