All you need to know about cupcakes

It's National Cupcake Week this week, so what better excuse do we need to dive into the sugary sweet world of cupcakes?

After all, this little humble cake has become a hero of our times, referred to as an 'economic lifeline' during the recession, acting as a powerful rising agent for national revenue.

It's also been voted the cake that makes us the happiest and is a affordable luxury.

And joining us today, to teach us all we need to know about cupcakes, is baking expert and National Cupcake Champion Emily Johnson.

Eamonn with cupcake

Get the equipment

Kenwood CHEF sense - £449.99

Hotpoint Kitchen Machine - £189.98

Russell Hobbs Illumina Hand Blender - £49.99

Baker & Maker Ferris Wheel- £14.95

Baker & Maker Helter Skelter - £8.50

Cake Craft World cupcake Tree - £14.99

John Lewis Polly’s Pantry measuring cups - £18

Sophieconran.com measuring spoons - £22

Colour Works measuring cup set - £5.99

Tala Icing Bag Set - £11.99

Thanks to

Lola's Cupcakes

Crumbs & Doilies Cupcakes

Bea's of Bloomsbury

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