Creative Thursday….


Welcome To:

Creative Thursdays Last Ever Blog hop!!

This is the last ever Creative Thursday posted today and we will re-posted next Thursday lasting for 10 day though out the Christmas Holidays.

We love this hop so much we have decide to change it to Creative Mondays.

Starting from Monday 2nd January 2012.

Each Monday the hop will be started and the linky will be open until Sunday night so you have all week to pop back and link up with us.

Hosted by Clairejustineoxox and co hosted by Judy-H-JS Thoughts.

This is a hop to share fun thing’s you have been doing.

you can link as many posts as you like as long as it something creative.

All welcome wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and we hope you will join us in the New Year….

This week I’ve been making Christmas Cupcakes….


  • 115g Butter at room Temperature
  • 115g Caster sugar
  • 115g Self raising flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • Few drops green food colouring
  • Few drops orange extracts

For icing:

  • 200g Soft cheese spread
  • 300g Icing sugar
  • Half a teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 Tablespoon of milk
  • Few drops of green food colouring
  • Christmas sprinkles


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180c. 
  2. Place 12 muffin cases in a muffin backing tray. 
  3. Put the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat until light and fluffy. 
  4. Add a little flour then one egg at a time will a little flour added to each then mix the remaining flour in. 
  5. Add the milk food colouring and orange extracts. 
  6. Place the mixture into the muffin cases and cook for around 20 minutes until well risen. 
  7. Leave to cool completely. 
  8. Beat the cheese spread and the icing sugar together until all mixed in. 
  9. Add the milk, food colouring and orange extract and mix well. 
  10. Place in a icing bag and swirl around the buns. 
  11. Add sprinkles and place in refrigerator to set….

Creative Thursday has now ended.


Hi, I am Claire and I created Claire Justine in 2011. I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I love writing them. Please leave a comment below and share your thoughts with us.



  1. The Belly Dancer
    December 21, 2011 / 9:42 pm

    My mouth is watering! Thanks for hosting this wonderful parties!

  2. Judy Haughton-James
    December 21, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    I love cupcakes Clairejustine and these look so good. Your family is certainly enjoying wonderful treats!:)

  3. jillconyers
    December 22, 2011 / 1:34 am

    Hi Claire. I'm behind of blog reading so doing a little catch up. Love the new look of your blog. I'm in the process now of tweaking my new blog and having so much fun now that the hard part of switching to WP is done.How's running going?

  4. momto8
    December 22, 2011 / 3:20 pm

    wow..great ideas all around. the cupcakes look great..I bet the orange ads a slighlty tangy zing

  5. ✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life
    December 22, 2011 / 6:43 pm

    Hi Claire,The cupcakes look so yummy!Thanks for hosting the party.Dee

  6. Sandy Ang
    December 22, 2011 / 9:56 pm

    They look real yummy !

  7. Clairejustine
    December 22, 2011 / 10:17 pm

    @Judy Haughton-James Thank you Judy,they are very yummy 🙂

  8. Clairejustine
    December 22, 2011 / 10:18 pm

    @jillconyers Hi Jill,thank you for the lovely comment,Merry Christmas 🙂

  9. Clairejustine
    December 22, 2011 / 10:20 pm

    @momto8 Thanks for the comment,thought the orange would make them taste Cristmas-y and they did 🙂

  10. Clairejustine
    December 22, 2011 / 10:20 pm

    @✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life Thank you for joining 🙂

  11. Clairejustine
    December 22, 2011 / 10:21 pm

    @Sandy Ang Thanks for the comment 🙂

  12. Ambreen
    December 23, 2011 / 1:01 pm

    Hi Clairejustine! Your cupcakes looks so lovely & delicious! Thanks for hosting the party. Warmest Christmas wishes to you & your family. I'm your new follower 🙂

  13. Clairejustine
    December 26, 2011 / 10:58 pm

    @Ambreen Hi Thank you for joining us and following:) going to follow back 🙂

  14. April @ The 21st Century Housewife
    December 28, 2011 / 2:28 am

    What lovely (and yummy looking!) cupcakes. Thank you for sharing the, with Let's Do Brunch.

  15. Clairejustine
    December 28, 2011 / 8:24 am

    @April @ The 21st Century Housewife Thank you 🙂

  16. Jill
    December 29, 2011 / 5:43 am

    Yummy looking cakes!Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!Best wishes for a fabulous New Year 2012!Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  17. Judy Haughton-James
    December 29, 2011 / 2:25 pm

    Hi Clairejustine, Please excuse the fact that I do not have the post up today. I am in grief as my brother Sutcliffe died last night. This is so difficult for my family and only 3 years after the passing of my twin sister. Take care and please pray for me. I need so much strength at this time. Judy

  18. Clairejustine
    December 29, 2011 / 4:17 pm

    @Jill Thank you Jill,hoping to spend lots more time at your blog hop in the new year 🙂

  19. Clairejustine
    December 29, 2011 / 4:20 pm

    @Judy Haughton-James Judy I am so sorry to hear this:( take care of yourself,,thinking of you x

  20. MrsFoxsSweets
    December 30, 2011 / 12:04 am

    Thank you for inviting me over 🙂 I have linked up Snowmen Cookies and New Years Cupcakes! Have a great New Years!

  21. Pat's Pink Apron
    December 30, 2011 / 12:38 am

    Clairejustine,I would love to start comming to your link party next year too. I brought Snowy Chocolate Baby Cakes, and New Years Day Fruit Cake. Pat

  22. Clairejustine
    December 30, 2011 / 10:03 am

    @MrsFoxsSweets Thanks for linking up 🙂

  23. Clairejustine
    December 30, 2011 / 10:04 am

    @Pat's Pink Apron This is great ,thank you 🙂

  24. Hollie - TheSevenYearCottage
    December 30, 2011 / 4:07 pm

    Thank you so much for hosting!

  25. Clairejustine
    December 30, 2011 / 4:48 pm

    @Hollie – TheSevenYearCottage Thank you for joining us 🙂

  26. Cindy
    December 31, 2011 / 3:24 pm

    Thanks for inviting me over to this awesome linky party!

  27. Clairejustine
    January 1, 2012 / 7:15 pm

    @CindyThank you for joining us 🙂

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