Cheese Scones

I haven’t posted on here for a while. In fact, there hasn’t been a lot of content on my blog over the last couple of months. I have been stuck in a bit of a rut when it comes to both blogging and baking in general. I found it quite stressful to try and think of new recipes each week, and it was almost impossible to include a historical element for each one as well. So much of my time was spent worrying about what I was going to bake to include on my blog, and then trying to make sure that the recipes were as good as they could be. This meant that I wasn’t really enjoying it, and I was completely lacking motivation. And what’s the point in blogging or baking if I don’t enjoy it? Continue reading

Muffins vs Cupcakes: What’s the difference?

In my last post for honey, orange and ginger muffins I mentioned how I never really know whether to name my recipes muffins or cupcakes, when really, they could very much be either. It would have still worked if I’d called them honey, orange and ginger cupcakes, right? There are no rules as such, and there seems to be a lot of overlap. So what is the difference between muffins and cupcakes? I decided to find out. Continue reading