I've always thought home made gifts were the more meaningful ones; I'd much prefer a cupcake to soap set!
These cupcakes are a new take on the "Colour-Me-Cupcake" earlier in this blog.The sponge is plain vanilla, but rather than do a variety of colours for the icing, I picked two. I coloured half of my buttercream lilac and flavoured the other half lemon. My next idea will probably be to create two complimentary flavours of icing swirled together: chocolate and mint, or, banana and coffee, maybe.
Just to make it a bit more of a gift I bought some individual cupcake boxes:
Happy Birthday Auntie!