How Fresh are your Eggs

A fresh egg will lie horizontal on the bottom of a glass filled with water. After 4 days the larger end will start to tilt up towards the surface slightly as the air sac inside the egg starts to enlarge. The egg will then rise up the glass fat…

Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients For Cakes (makes 20 cupcakes, 24 fairy cakes or a 9" round cake) 250ml Guinness 250g Unsalted Butter 75g Cocoa Powder 400g Caster Sugar 142ml Sour Cream 2 Large Eggs 1 tbspn Vanilla Extract (176882) 275g Plain Flour 2 ½ tspns…

2015 Mothers Day BOGOF

Why not treat yourself and your mom to our fabulous offer . A fabulous day out, with a free lunch, and cakes to take home too, whats not to love. We want to celebrate our status as Mothers this year and therefore we are offering you a BUY…

Peeling Cup Cake Cases

Peeling cupcakes cases are one of the great mysteries of baking. We hope these tried and tested suggestions will help. Firstly, only use quality cupcake cases. We find the very thin ones (the ones that easily go see through once baked)…

Valentines Proposal Competition

Calling all romantics out there who are planning a Valentines Day Proposal. A new craze taking the USA by storm is becoming popular in the UK. Why not present your intended with a box of our beautiful luxury Buttercream & Bows Cup Cakes…

Chocolate Orange Witches Hat Cupcakes

Here's some fabulous Chocolate Orange Witches Hat Cupcakes.  Great to make with your little monsters during half term (the adults will love them too)! A great table centrepiece for your Halloween celebrations! Ingredients For the cupcakes …

Witches Cake Pops

Here's some fabulous Witches Cake Pops!! Great to make with your little monsters during half term (the adults will love them too)! A great table centrepiece for your Halloween celebrations!  For perfectly round cake pops we recommend…

White Chocolate Buttercream Cupcakes With Frosted Redcurrants

The perfect addition to your table at festive get togethers, but they are so delicious, why wait until Christmas to try them?! The sharpness of the redcurrants and the richness of the White chocolate buttercream is a cupcake marriage made in…

Bottoms Up Bunny Cupcake Tutorial

Easter holidays are just around the corner! Spring has sprung and it's a fabulous time to have friends and family over, and wow them with these super cute Easter Bunny Cupcakes! Great to make with the children too! For 6 cupcakes you will…

From a Hobby Baker/ Cake Decorator to a successful cake business

Why start a business when there are lots of others doing it already ? - we'll imagine what Richard Branson thought when he started Virgin Airlines .. The market was an already saturated with the big boys and girls (British Airways etc ) appearing…

How to Make a Cupcake Bouquet

It's Mothering Sunday March 30th, 2014. It's a wonderful celebration to honour mothers, motherhood and maternal bonds. If you can't decide whether to get your Mother flowers or cake this Mothering Sunday, why not choose both, and follow this…

Heart Shaped Valentine Cookie

Heart Shaped Cookie 75g unsalted butter 75g soft brown sugar 30 mls honey Zest of 1 Orange 225g plain flour 1 Tsp bicarbonate of soda Red and white sugar paste Heart shaped Cookie Cutter Preheat oven to 170 c. Place butter, sugar,…

Hilarious Tax Excuses !!!!!!!!

Oh yes its January, and for those of us who haven't filed our tax return yet the dead line is looming , so don't get caught out, like we did once.. You can appeal if you can't get it in on time, but to our knowledge no one has ever won..Here…

Xmas Twitter Competition T & C' s

Give your loved one, family & friends the perfect Stocking Filler this Christmas.Take the guess work out of what to buy & purchase a Gift Voucher online today.. We have placed a Tweet on @Buttercreambows ( 2 November 2013) outlining…

How to Crystallise Edible Flowers

The current trend at the moment is to use edible flowers or leaves to adorn your bakes. Smother the top of your bake with butter cream or a cream cheese frosting and then decorate with Edible Flowers for that up to the minute Vintage look. Many…