It’s definitely G&T time with these delicious gin and tonic cupcakes! They are full of zing making them a really refreshing treat.
This time of year everyone loves a few drinks in the garden or having friends round for a BBQ. These gin and tonic cupcakes will go down a storm with the adults!
They have been of my list for a while now and I have finally gotten round to making them! One of the reasons is that my very good friend Becky loves gin and tonic and it was her 30th birthday recently. I knew that she’d love them and I was right – she did!
Becky and I went backpacking around the world in 2010 for 7 months and had the most amazing trip ever. I can honestly say that we had the time of our lives, it was great fun! One of the drinks we got into on our trip was gin, however when we returned home we didn’t carry on drinking it for some reason… until recently!
Becky, Oli and baby Harry (who is nearly 3 months old and adorable) came round to our house for a birthday celebration. Becky had checked us all into “Globe Scoffers” as a restaurant on Facebook which Dean and I thought was really cool! We decided to do a Mexican feast with all the trimmings so that we could all get stuck in.
Poor baby Harry couldn’t have any of the grown up food but I’m sure he will love coming round for dinner when he gets a bit older.
The great thing about these cakes is that they are very moist from the gin that has been brushed on. This soaks through to the cake giving it extra flavour. I decided to put the tonic in the cake but if you want to experiment you could add it to the icing too, I might try this next time.
I’m really getting in to my boozy puddings lately! Have you ever made any? Let me know in the comments below.
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