Oatmeal Fudge Bars

If you’re a chocolate lover like me you’ll love biting into a hunk of chocolate covered in an oatmeal cookie crust.

Love Letter Biscuits (Kuey Kapit)

Every Chinese New Year, my mom comments about how she misses the Kuey Kapit from Malaysia and how they used to spend all day making these biscuits over hot coals. Unfortunately, we are not able to find these biscuits easily here in Canada. So this year, I decided to try and make them using my…

Red Bean Dessert (Tong Shui)

I got this great kitchen aid multi-cooker with my air miles points that is a slow-cooker, makes yogourt, cooks soup, simmers, etc. Anyways, enough about my kitchen gadgets. The reason I bring it up is because it’s great to cook this red bean dessert. If I’m home during the day I can just turn on…

Mango Sorbet

With the hot weather, I’ve been obsessed with ice cream! Well, truthfully I love ice cream in the summer, so anytime is ice cream time. Anyways, I had a bunch of mangos that I needed to use up, so I decided to try and make sorbet. Low fat, cold and sweet. The best combination. This…

Fluffy Sticky Cinnamon Buns

One of my favourite things is the smell of baking bread. Biting into a fluffy sticky cinnimon bun right out of the oven is one of the simple pleasures. This is my favourite sticky bun recipe. Dough 2 cups all-purpose flour (240g) 2 cups whole wheat flour (226g) 1/3 cup granulated sugar (66g) 2 1/4 teaspoons…

Lemon Curd

My favourite lemon curd recipe. It’s so easy to make and makes me happy!

S’mores Brownie Bars

The third time’s is a charm isn’t that how the saying goes? I’ve been trying to get the recipe up to my expectations of how it looks. It looks amazing but first the chocolate layer was too hard, then too sweet. But now…..I think the recipe is the perfect level of sweetness, fudgeyness and saltiness….

Microwave Brittle

After spending the weekend making candy for gift baskets. We decided to try out a recipe to make brittle….

Lemon Meringue Cake

It’s potluck time again, and I wanted to try making another cake. I was inspired by a lemon meringue cake I saw on pinterest since lemon is my favourite flavour. So I decided to try my own version of this. I started with my favourite lemon box cake recipe and then decided I’d like to…

Chocolate Banana Cake

Since I took the cake decorating class at SAIT many years ago, I haven’t had any temptation to start decorating cakes. The biggest barrier being the icing! Not baking the cake or decorating it, but making the icing… what a pain! To get the consistency just right is so hard, and for some reason I always…

Basic Box Cake Recipe

Shhhhhh I’ll let you in on my secret… When I’m rushed, my go to cake recipe is a box cake.