christmas baking

Festive Drip Cake


I’m officially in full on Christmas baking mode. I’ve been listening to ‘A Very She & Him Christmas’ on repeat and piping, frosting and painting lots of treats day and night. One of my favourite items on the Afternoon Crumbs menu this year has to be this guy, the ‘Festive Drip Cake’. It’s pretty classic in taste, nothing weird and seasonal just a good ole Victoria Sponge that’s then covered in festive cheer. It’s topped with

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Christmas Cupcakes 2014


I’m very aware how long it’s been since my last post! Hopefully you’ve been catching a few of my little updates on Instagram but honestly I’ve been pretty slack with the posting this December. This is mostly due to the mega load of festive biscuits and cupcakes I’ve been making. Oh and a bit of manic shopping. Once I’d finished all my baking orders, I made these. To me it feels like Christmas when

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Christmas Cupcakes

One of the best things about Christmas is when you receive something you weren’t expecting. Those surprise moments (we’ve all watched that guy holding the boards in Love Actually 100 times. No? Just me?). I think that whole ‘just because it’s Christmas’ thing doesn’t happen enough. That’s where these cupcakes step in. To spread some unexpected Christmas cheer, I got up on Tuesday morning and made a load of these to give to out to friends and to the lovely people in my Dad’s office. I’ve had in my head for ages exactly how I wanted these cupcakes to look. I handmade all

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Mushrooms for Moonflower

It was only a few weeks back that I was asked to do this for the amazing florists Moonflower. They were also on my list of people to thank this Christmas so I decided to make an edible version of one of the decorations in their magical Christmas display. In my mind mushrooms aren’t really the mostly Christmassy thing I can think of, but in a sparkly setting I was totally sold on it. I made these

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