25 July 2011

Dairy-free Birthday Treats


Last week, I was busy in the kitchen baking treats for many a birthday. One very special treat was some dairy-free cupcakes for my lactose intolerant bestie, Miss Merx! I wanted to really treat her to some luxury treats, from look to taste, ensuring they were still indulgent treats even without all the dairy/buttery components of regular cakes. So I baked our Vanilla Bean sponge, topped it with a dark chocolate butter-free swirl and a dark chocolate dipped strawberry with white royal icing dots. I packed the little treats in complimentary red cupcake boxes, and made my way up to Covent Garden...and then the heavens opened, and it rained, and rained hard! My shoes were soaked, jeans, jacket, name it got wet! And as for the cupcakes, they arrived safely and intact, to be enjoyed by all!! It was a fab, relaxing evening, with FAB chicken, and I met some wonderful people. So Happy Birthday lady and have a blessed and FANTABULOUS (i love this word!) year ahead!!



I really need to invest in a new camera...hmmm!

Sweet Wishes & 2 Kisses!!
xxCCTreats

2 comments:

  1. Aaaaaaaw! They were wonderful and everyone was still talking about your cupcakes days later.

    No one could tell they were dairy free either!

    I had a wicked time on my birthday and I'm so glad you braved the rain for me too.

    Thank you!

    xxx

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  2. Awww thanks luv! Well worth braving the rain!!!

    Stay blessed!
    xx

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25 July 2011

Dairy-free Birthday Treats


Last week, I was busy in the kitchen baking treats for many a birthday. One very special treat was some dairy-free cupcakes for my lactose intolerant bestie, Miss Merx! I wanted to really treat her to some luxury treats, from look to taste, ensuring they were still indulgent treats even without all the dairy/buttery components of regular cakes. So I baked our Vanilla Bean sponge, topped it with a dark chocolate butter-free swirl and a dark chocolate dipped strawberry with white royal icing dots. I packed the little treats in complimentary red cupcake boxes, and made my way up to Covent Garden...and then the heavens opened, and it rained, and rained hard! My shoes were soaked, jeans, jacket, name it got wet! And as for the cupcakes, they arrived safely and intact, to be enjoyed by all!! It was a fab, relaxing evening, with FAB chicken, and I met some wonderful people. So Happy Birthday lady and have a blessed and FANTABULOUS (i love this word!) year ahead!!



I really need to invest in a new camera...hmmm!

Sweet Wishes & 2 Kisses!!
xxCCTreats

2 comments:

  1. Aaaaaaaw! They were wonderful and everyone was still talking about your cupcakes days later.

    No one could tell they were dairy free either!

    I had a wicked time on my birthday and I'm so glad you braved the rain for me too.

    Thank you!

    xxx

    ReplyDelete
  2. Awww thanks luv! Well worth braving the rain!!!

    Stay blessed!
    xx

    ReplyDelete