Baking Mad Chocolate Christmas Cupcakes

Christmas Cupcakes
I can’t believe that Christmas is almost here! I haven’t bought a single present or mailed any Christmas cards. It will get done…eventually. I have however made an endless stream of Christmas baked goods and planned every meal for the week of Christmas.

Christmas Cupcakes

Baking Mad contacted me and asked me to have a go at an interpretation of their Christmas Cupcakes. I made the chocolate cake with a little vanilla and chocolate chips instead of raisins. I added a generous portion of vanilla to the buttercream along with a few teaspoons of milk to make it nice and fluffy!
Christmas Cupcakes

I made the little candy cane toppers using Silverspoon Ready Rolled White Icing. I dyed a small portion red and made two balls the same size. One red and one white. I gently rubbed them together and then rolled them into little logs to make the candy canes. I placed them on some parchment to dry out overnight.

For someone that doesn’t make fondant decorations very much I think they came out pretty cute! Check back later for a giveaway of an Eric Landlard baking book!

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5 Comments

  1. What did you think of the recipe – was it good?

  2. Wauhhhh…die sehen super aus. Mit Schokolade sind sie genauso lecker, wie mit Rosinen.
    Hab noch eine stressffreie Zeit, Countdown bis 24.Dez. läuft….aber das schaffst Du noch.
    LG
    Sabine

  3. I love the candy cane decorations on the top! Very festive!