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lemon cupcakes

Hi. It’s been a while. There’s absolutely no excuse! But I have been a busy girl.

I’ve still been baking though, and I have some recipes to post.

I’ll be a better blogger! Bloggers promise.

It’s been a crazy summer, and now it’s autumn… I’ve moved flat, I’ve got a new job, a lot of things have been going on and it’s meant I have neglected MMK. I’ve even lost track of following others blogs. My gosh I’ve got a lot of reading to catch up on!!

Lemon cupcakes. There’s nothing better than tasting a fine zesty cupcake complimented by buttery icing.

I love cupcakes, of course, and my boyfriend loves lemons. I made these for him.

I hope you enjoy them too!

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key lime pie

Those of you who have ever moved house or flat know how much of a complete and utter pain it is. Two weeks and 182427103 flats later (the exact number right there) and we’ve put a holding fee and offer down for a one bedroom flat a little further out of London (an extra 15 minutes on the bus). It may well be rejected as it’s under the asking price, but we’re still waiting on a response. Fingers Crossed.

It’s a lovely newly refurbished flat which even though is only a one bed, is much much bigger than where we live now. There’s even a separate kitchen! Even if it’s a little on the pokey side, I don’t care, at least it’s in a separate room to the living room.

It’s still a pain in the bum though; giving offers, negotiating, talking with estate agents, getting screwed over by your current estate agents (grrr)… I hope wherever we find we stay there a bit longer, because I don’t want to go through this again anytime soon!

On a separate, more upbeat, note (!) it was my boyfriend’s birthday recently, which gave me an excuse to go baking crazy. I decided to make him a key lime pie instead of a cake, as he prefers pies rather than cakes. I used to make this recipe all the time, but haven’t now for a good few years. So I decided to whip the recipe out and give it a go. The lime and sweetness of the condensed milk sit perfectly together, it’s magical!


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