Viv’s Velvet Beetroot Cupcakes

velvet beetroot cupcakes recipe

My lovely friends Viv and Jon came over to stay with me last week. They were the most wonderful house guests, babysitters, chefs and tea makers. Viv made these delicious beetroot cupcakes when she was here. I didn’t say it at the time, but I was dubious. I have had beetroot cake before and it tasted of, well, beetroot. Not good. But these ones, THESE ones. They are the best cakes. And 1 of your five a day (like, probably). So read on!

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Hit the Brighton Sales with Viv’s Shopping Guide

Vivienne Egan is writer of the fabulous upcycling blog, ‘binoracle‘ where she finds a use for everyday stuff she finds on the street – our very own little womble. One (wo)man’s trash is another (wo)man’s treasure after all! She has kindly agreed to do us a guest post just in time for the January Sales, offering a guide to all the best recycled, re-purposed and second hand shops in Brighton. Here is what she says:

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