Eat In: Hummingbird Bakery Mini Cupcakes

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I love cupcakes. I mean, who doesn’t? Cupcakes can put a smile on anyone’s face… Unless they’re on a diet, maybe. But I do have one, little problem with the average cupcake, when serving them as a dessert: they’re just too big! When I eat a cupcake, a bite or two is enough. I just want the sensation of soft, buttery icing and a light, fluffy sponge, but – even with my seriously sweet tooth – a whole cupcake is often a challenge.  Continue reading

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Eat In: Nigella’s London Cheesecake

You know that Friends episode, where Rachel and Chandler find, steal, and then fight over a cheesecake? The cheesecake, from the so-called Mamma’s Little Bakery, was said to be so good that it had to be kept a secret from all of their other friends. So good that, at the end of the episode, they shamelessly ate it off their hallway floor.

I’ve always wondered how that cheesecake would have tasted, and I’m now pretty sure I’ve found the answer. Cue Nigella Lawson.

Nigella's London Cheesecake

Nigella’s London Cheesecake

It’s smooth, it’s creamy, it’s tangy and it’s sweet. It’s incredibly decadent, yet it took some serious willpower to not eat it all in one go. Even my little brother, who is usually pained by the idea of complimenting me, confessed that it’s the best cheesecake he’s ever had. Continue reading