26 October 2012

Chocolate Spider Cupcakes

How fantastic are these Spider Cupcakes! Perfect for an afternoon treat or themed birthday party. I came across these on The Age website and thought they were worth sharing!  These are quick to prepare and so rich and fudgy adults can enjoy them too.


250g butter
250g dark chocolate
6 eggs
310g castor sugar
70g plain flour
90g plain yoghurt
500g icing sugar
30g dark cocoa powder
48 Tic Tacs
200g liquorice strips cut into 4cm long, thin strips


Pre-heat oven to 170C. Melt butter and chocolate in a bowl over simmering water. Whisk eggs and castor sugar on high for 10 minutes. Fold through chocolate and butter and then flour. Spoon mixture into 24 large cup cake pans and bake for 15 minutes. Allow to cool. Mix together yoghurt and 300 grams icing sugar and spread over cup cakes. Mix together remaining icing sugar, cocoa and just enough water to make a smooth icing that is not too runny. Spread onto tops of cup cakes to create spider bodies and heads. Use tic tacs for eyes and liquorice strips for legs. Makes about 24

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01 October 2012

Ernie & Bird Dancing Ribbon Rings

Ernie & Bird Dancing Ribbon Rings are so much fun! Your child will love running around the garden playing with these beautiful ribbon rings and using his/her imagination! They are perfect for creative play, dance school costume accessories, supporting your favourite sports team or even hanging from a hook and watching them move in a soft breeze in your child's bedroom!

Each dancing ribbon ring is sold separately to allow you to collect a variety of different colours and themes. Dancing ribbon rings measure approximately 60-70cm and are secured to a 8cm wooden ring and feature 5 jingle bells.

This makes a GREAT gift for any child over 3 years of age due to small choking hazards. If you would like me to gift wrap and send a special note with the item at no extra charge, or need it shipped directly to the recipient please let me know in the note to seller box at checkout.

To view the entire collection visit my shop at Don't see a colour theme you like? I can happily make custom orders! Simply contact me with your colour request!