Quick Cookies your way

Whether your  friends pop by without warning, or you forgot that bake sale at school, or perhaps you had a hard day at work and want to eat cookies for dinner (no judgments here) these are the cookies for you.

Introducing The Fastest Cookies in The West

Easy Chocolate chip Cookies

In under 2 minutes you can have these bad boys in the oven and in about 15 you can be munching them down!

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Summer Nights …. had me a blast

Lets talk about the English summer.

There are rainy days and sunny days and I don’t want to move from the sofa days.

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Blogger Award

This post is long overdue! I was given this award quite some time ago now and feel really guilty I haven’t gotten around to responding!  It has just been a very hectic few months here at Philosophy and Cupcakes Head Quarters, many deadlines with my masters degree and moving (again!)
I received the Versatile Blogger and Sunshine Award by the fantastic Nicola from Nom! A previous guest blogger on this blog and a blogger of many tasty treats, a truly fantastic blog. And her round ups of her recent baking purchases inspire a certain green eyed monster!

The rules for both the awards are :
1. Thank the person who nominated you for this Award and link them back.
2. Say some 5 random facts about you.
3. Spread the joy by nominating other bloggers.
4. Convey the blogger about the nomination.

 

 

 

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Leek and Asparagus Quiche – Sundays with Joy

There is no doubt about it.  I have a new favourite cookbook.  Move over hummingbird bakery.  Stand aside Delia.  Joy The Baker is in town.  You can find her book here and, if you haven’t already, check out her blog.

I have poured over the recipes on Joy’s blog for a few years now, always loving her simple ideas and delicious recipes.  Everything she makes always seems to fit with just what I am craving that week and her recipes have always produced great results for me.  So needless to say when Joy released her cookbook I just had to order one!  And boy am I glad I did.  100 recipes of pure gorgeousness with cute little stories and introductions just like on her blog!

Front Cover Joy The Baker Cookbook

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Jubilee Cake Pops {Guest post}

Today on Philosophy and Cupcakes we have a very special guest post from Nikki over at Nom.  I found her blog a year or so ago and loved reading her baking buys posts as it brings out my nosy side, and seeing her original ideas spring to life out of the page.  Her Blog is wicked and she makes brilliant cakes like this and this and has a very original flair.  I am very excited to hand over today to her so she can share with us her cute cakes.  I recommend you go check out her blog and see what else she has been up to recently!   

 …. over to you Nikki ….

Hiya, I’m Nikki from Nom! A blog full of indulgence; butter, and a minor shopping obsession. I’m really excited to be guest posting for Philosophy and Cupcakes, I love her blogging style so am really happy to be a part of it!

2012 is turning out to be an eventful year for England with the Olympics and the Jubilee coming up; being patriotic has become quite the trend. I have to admit I love it, my obsession began with the royal wedding last year and having another reason this year to whip out my royal cake stands is almost too much to bear.

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