Cupcake Recipes

Bake sales are a great way to raise money, but Georgie Sussman had a better idea when she wanted to help out a sick friend. Georgie decided to write a cookbook of cupcake recipes. In Jamie Thunder's London Evening Standard article "Stars send girl cupcake recipes for Great Ormond Street charity book," I learned about Georgie's celebrity-powered cookbook. In the hospital where her friend was receiving treatment, there weren't enough beds for mothers to stay overnight. So Georgie began "writing to her favorite cooks and celebrities" for their cupcake recipes. She heard back from stars like Nigella Lawson and Britain's Got Talent presenter Amanda Holden.  The book is now finished and you can purchase a copy online from and

I'm inspired by Georgie's effort. Read the sweet story here.