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Apr 17

Woodland Toadstool Cupcakes – Live Baking with Anna Guerin

April 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm BST

Follow this family-friendly simple recipe with star baker Anna in a woodland-themed baking extravaganza.

Follow step-by-step to make these delicious, easy-to-make cupcakes. They’re perfect to enjoy on a lovely Spring day. Make them vegan by swapping the milk and chocolate chips with dairy-free alternatives!

You will need:

Ingredients (makes 12 cupcakes)

  • 275g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 200ml sunflower oil
  • 200ml milk (or dairy free alternative)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • 300g icing sugar
  • Red food colouring
  • White chocolate chips (dairy free for vegan)


  • Bowl
  • Hand whisk
  • Sieve
  • Cupcake cases x12
  • Cupcake tin
  • Spoon

Please take care and pay special attention to the ingredients and method used to ensure they are suitable and safe for all attendees, as neither London Wildlife Trust, the Great North Wood team nor the event leader can be held responsible for any adverse effects as a result of this workshop. Children and vulnerable adults should be supervised.

This workshop will be delivered online via Zoom. Please contact us at greatnorthwood@wildlondon.org.uk if you need any help accessing Zoom or you have any other questions.

This workshop is offered for free as part of London Wildlife Trust’s Great North Wood project. Donations are welcomed and you can do so here.

Check out other events taking place as part of the Festival of the Great North Wood here.

Anna Guerin is Nature Reserves Officer on the London Wildlife Trust Brilliant Butterflies Team and just so happens to be a wonderful baker too! You can find out more about the Brilliant Butterflies project here.

Image of Anna hedgelaying at West Kent Golf Course taken by Penny Dixie.


London Wildlife Trust’s Great North Wood team