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Low Sugar Frosting Recipe

Low Sugar Frosting Recipe

Better known as Ermine, roux or flour buttercream, this delicious frosting is made using a cooked pudding mixture which adds creaminess, reduces the sugar content and is a great budget-saving way of bulking up frosting, too!

Low Sugar Cupcakes Recipe

Low Sugar Cupcakes Recipe

This moist and fluffy cupcake recipe uses much less sugar than the average cupcake recipe. If you’d like to reduce the sugar content even further, replace some or even all of the sugar with a sugar replacer such as xylitol.

Wow, check out this NEW pediatric oncology clinic

Wow, check out this NEW pediatric oncology clinic

Earlier this year we received a request from Dr Tanya Schickerling to assist with decorating her new paediatric oncology clinic at the Netcare Alberton Hospital. We were super excited as this meant that for the first time children from the south of Johannesburg would...

Cancer Survivor Day 2022

Cancer Survivor Day 2022

JUST WHO IS YOUR CANCER HERO? That is the question on everyone's lips. As we approach June we remember that it's time to honour the cancer heroes and heroines that have touched our lives in a big or small way. Take some time to reflect and think about anyone you know...

Joberg2c

Joberg2c

The Joberg2c is the longest mountain biking stage race in South Africa. It takes place over nine days and covers approximately 900 kilometers, from Heidelberg to Scottburgh on the KwaZulu-Natal coast. Thank you to Caren, Francois, Tomas and Cilo for taking up the...

Blessings during the Easter Month

Blessings during the Easter Month

Dear Cupcake Angels Thank you Cupcake Angels, we were able to pack 500 Care Bags for Easter, which were delivered to 20 pediatric oncology wards across South Africa. With the help of all our wonderful Cupcake Angels, we received the following items for our cancer...

Cape Town Hospital Visits

Cape Town Hospital Visits

Last month our Cupcake Angels Team had the opportunity to meet the amazing oncology health workers in Cape Town. We were able to deliver activity packs to the little patients as well as special spoils for the pediatric oncology staff at Red Cross Children’s Hospital,...

Paediatric Research Center

Paediatric Research Center

A few weeks ago Cupcakes of Hope heard that Prof. Geel needed assistance to set up the Paediatric Haematology-Oncology Research Centre at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. Prof. Geel and her team of researchers needed a calm space where they could work...

15 February  International Childhood Cancer Day

15 February International Childhood Cancer Day

To celebrate International Childhood Cancer Day we delivered 40 Activity Blankets of HOPE to patients all across South Africa, we also included a little gift to all their parents. The idea behind these activity blankets is to keep our little warriors occupied while...

International Childhood Cancer Day

International Childhood Cancer Day

Hearing the words “your child has cancer” must be one of the most terrifying words a parent can hear and that is why Cupcakes of Hope has designed an infographic to educate the parents on the Early Warning Signs of Childhood Cancer. We are very proud of our new and...

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