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.

Chocolate Banana Creme Dulce de Leche Flan

I wanted to make dessert for Christmas dinner, but couldn’t decide between a flan or cake. On pinterest I found that there is such a thing as a cake flan that combines the two things I wanted to bake, perfect! There was a chocolate cake recipe with banana creme pudding that I wanted to try…

Cinnamon Buns

This is my favourite cinnamon bun recipe. I was given this recipe years ago on a piece of paper. When I want to make cinnamon buns I search my house high and low for this recipe because the piece of paper is the only copy I have. So I have decided to post it here…

Lemon Loaf

Lemons…the tart taste of lemons just can’t be beat. I wanted to make a lemon loaf that had a tart with a strong taste of lemon. I decided to try and make a lemon cake mix / lemon pudding mix to see what it tasted like. So I used my go to cake mix recipe….

Rice Pudding

Creamy rice pudding, one of the ultimate comfort desserts. Hot in winter and cold in summer. It’s so easy to make in the slow cooker, it just takes a bit of time. Make sure you stir it once in awhile to make sure it doesn’t stick to the bottom. 8 cups milk (mixture of coconut,…

Pineapple Tarts

I haven’t had Pineapple Tarts for so long! I have to say with the non-stick pot the pineapple jam wasn’t as hard or as much work as I remember this recipe being. The flakey pastry melts in your mouth with just the right amount of buttery taste. There will be extra filling, you can use…

Ginger Cookie

When winter comes around, I look for ginger cookies. In my ultimate search for the best ginger cookie I found this recipe on allrecipies.ca. With over 3,600 likes who can go wrong with the recipe. I hope you enjoy my version of this recipe. 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons ground ginger, heaping 1…

Fruit Christmas Tree Centrepiece

Christmas dinner centrepiece for the table… what could be better than an edible fruit christmas tree? It’s so easy to put together and you can use your favourite fruit and for dessert maybe dip the fruit in a chocolate fondue…. To start get and apple and a pear and cut the tops and bottoms off…

Chocolate Truffles

Christmas baking, yummm! One of my favourite edible gifts to give are truffles. They’re so versatile and delicious. I hope you enjoy. Ingredients 1 cup high quality chocolate, chopped into small pieces 1/4 cup of heavy whipping cream 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract (optional) Making the Ganache 1. Put chocolate in a bowl. 2. Microwave…