Sugarbird's Sweet Nothings

I am passionate about food. And cooking. And baking. And running. Come and find a new recipe, a funny story, some strong opinions and whatever else I feel like throwing in the mix today.

Archive for April, 2011

April 28th, 2011 by Clarabella

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

An invitation to a very last minute Easter Weekend Barbecue set my baking cogs a turning on Saturday. It was weekend so I had the intention to bake something anyway, and having a good reason, and people to actually eat what I was going to make, was just the little kick I needed to get […]

April 27th, 2011 by Clarabella

Ginger Ice Cream in a Pecan Cashew Cup

The April 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Evelyne of the blog Cheap Ethnic Eatz. Evelyne chose to challenge everyone to make a maple mousse in an edible container. Prizes are being awarded to the most creative edible container and filling, so vote on your favorite from April 27th to May 27th at http://thedaringkitchen.com! So, I have […]

April 26th, 2011 by Clarabella

Chorizo Stew & Spanakopita Triangles

You know what its like when you haven’t had the motivation to go to the supermarket for a week, and then you get to a long weekend and there are bank holidays and the sun is shining and you would much rather be picnicking out in the sun than even thinking about broaching the entrance […]

April 24th, 2011 by Clarabella

My First Foray into the world of the Cake Ball

I had vaguely herd of the American concept of the ‘cake pop’ before but my first hands on experience with a cake ball/pop was by accident when shopping at the Peter Herd bakery not far from where I work. I was on a mission to get cakes for an office meeting or some such excuse, […]

April 22nd, 2011 by Clarabella

Banana Breads

When one buys a big bunch of bananas with the intention of eating them in a healthy way, sometimes one does not make it through all of them before they get to the edge of the usability ledge. So last week, I had this big bunch of bananas, that for some or other reason I […]