Posts tagged valentine’s day
The first time I walked into Coco Chocolate in Kirribilli it was in the middle of summer and therefore it was some ridiculously high temperature outside. As I walked into the air conditioned Coco Chocolate store I gave a sigh of relief to which the friendly staff member noted that they always keep their shop at an optimum temperature for the chocolate.
After cooling down a little my first question, as it always seems to be these days, was whether their chocolate is gluten free. As I took in all the colour and smell I was relieved to hear the answer More >
Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day I decided to spend my Sunday morning making Valentine’s Day treats! I decided on cupcakes because they are fun to decorate.
I was deciding whether to make vanilla flavoured cupcakes with rosewater icing or whether I should flavour the cupcakes with rosewater. In the end I decided to stick with the vanilla flavoured cupcakes and have a bit of fun with the icing. I used a simple icing recipe of icing sugar, butter, water, rosewater essence and food colouring.
I knew I wouldn’t be disappointed having made the cupcakes before, and the icing tastes amazing! There was More >