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Christmas Pudding Cupcakes

Heres our fabulous Christmas Pudding Cupcakes!  Make your dessert table the envy of family & friends this Yuletide!  A great table centrepiece for your Christmas celebrations!   You will need: Cupcakes flavour to suit Brown muffin cases Buttercream (flavour with Brandy !) Renshaws chocolate sugar paste White/red/green sugar paste Sugar craft Blossom / Holly leaf cutter  Pastry cutter ( […]

Carrot and Orange Cupcakes

Carrot and Orange Cup CakesSeptember, our favorite time of year, with the gorgeous colour changes in the leaves, not to mention the Great British Bake Off . So in honour of this glorious month, we bring you a delicious Cup Cake to reflect the season and its colours.It will also count as one of your […]

Cherry Blossom Cupcakes

Cherry Blossom Cupcakes A cupcake (flavour to suit) Buttercream (flavour to suit) Piping Bag Wilton 1M nozzle Duck Egg Blue Sugar paste Pastel Pink Sugar Paste A small piping bag of melted milk chocolate Non stick mat 6 inch rolling pin Cranked angle palette knife Sugar Pearls Sugar craft Blossom shape cutter Fine paintbrush Pastry cutter Small […]

Fathers Day Chocolate Beer Mug Cakes

  Use jam jars or empty clean baked bean tins and fill two thirds of the vessel with Betty Crocker Devil Chocolate Cake mix according to the instructions. Cook at 160 degrees for approximately 15 minutes and test each one with a skewer to ensure they are cooked. Don’t forget to use cake release inside […]

Regal Tiara Cake Topper

Regal Tiara Cake Topper    200g Squires Kitchen white or cream Flower Paste  A tsp of trex vegetable fat Gold edible spray A tiara template A regular size jam jar Sticky tape Edible glue A fine paintbrush Non stick sugar craft mat Sharp knife   In honour of the arrival of our little princess, HRH Charlotte Elizabeth […]

Delicious White Chocolate Buttercream

So what says I  love you  more than chocolate?  We love these gorgeous cupcakes, topped off with white chocolate buttercream and a sugarcraft embossed heart, and pink spinkles of course !! You will need 12 cupcakes (flavour to suit) – but we do find that a chocolate cupcake topped off with the delicious white chocolate buttercream is decadance personified! See […]

Sweet Violet Cup Cakes

Sweet Violet Cup Cakes As sweet violets adorn window boxes and gardens at the moment, we thought it would be a great idea to incorporate them into one of our Cup Cakes .Folklore has it that the pretty flower is good for all sorts of ailments from sore throats to headaches. Violet blossoms are, in fact, high […]

Summertime Strawberry Pavlova

It’s summertime, and of course it’s time for strawberries and cream! Why not accompany the quintessential British pudding with a crispy, gooey, chewed and simply moorish meringue…. Oh yes it’s Strawberry Pavlova gorgeousness.  Follow these simple steps to achieve the perfect pavlova every time to wow family and friends at get togethers this summertime! For the […]

Wedding Gown Cupcake Favours

Wedding Gown Cupcakes These gorgeous wedding gown cupcakes are adorable, and are the wedding favour that has the WOW factor! You can also incorporate one of the biggest cake trends of 2014 by emulating the design of the brides dress on the wedding cake and cupcakes!  To make the perfect cupcake check out our courses in Sutton Coldfield at www.buttercreamandbows.co.uk and visit […]

Romantic Red Velvet Cake

Romantic Red Velvet  Cake Why not make this indulgent red velvet cake for a loved one ? A traditional recipe which delivers the classic deep red sponge, and impressive results! Top off with traditional creamed cheese frosting for extra deliciousness! This recipe serves approximately 10, and will take about 1 hour 30 minutes to make. Ingredients for the red […]

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 bottom end first, according to the […]

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 Bicarbonate of Soda (140539) Green Foil Baking Cases (2306) For Topping 300g Cream […]

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 ONE GET ONE FREE on our   […]

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) peel away more easily. Our favourite cases are Dr Oetker Muffin cases which we […]

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 for Valentines Day? Of course that’s not all! Wait until they realise […]

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 120g/4oz plain flour 140g/5oz caster sugar 1 tsp bakingpower 40g/1½oz unsalted butter 50g/2oz dark chocolate, melted 1 free-range egg 125ml/4fl oz milk 1 orange, juice only 3 tbsp granulated sugar For […]

Witches Cake Pops

Here are some fabulous Witches Cake Pops!! Great to make with your little monsters during half term (the adults will love them too)! A great table centerpiece for your Halloween celebrations!  For perfectly round cake pops we recommend using a  CAKE POP MACHINE or a silicone cake pop mould.  Once they have cooled, decorate using the […]

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 heaven! Take 12 chocolate cupcakes. To decorate with the white chocolate buttercream you will […]