Category Archives: baking

Baked sour cream doughnuts with maple glaze

Canada’s favourite flavours are easy to serve up at home This recipe is a tribute to two of our Canada’s most-loved doughnut flavours: sour cream and maple dipped. While they are delicious right out of the oven, amazingly they are … Continue reading

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Small Batch Maple Bacon Cupcakes

Bake up a favourite Canadian flavour combination The quickest way to my husband’s heart (and my kids’ too, come to think of it) is to serve up anything with maple and bacon. I came up with this small-batch recipe as … Continue reading

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Peach Tarts with Ricotta and Arugula

Freeform pastry makes for an easy, impressive brunch or lunch dish As I kid, I ate a lot of canned peaches, especially during the bleak winter months when fresh fruit options were sparse and expensive. Today, we are fortunate to … Continue reading

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Mini Chocolate Cakes with Salted Ganache

A rich, satisfying gluten-free treat A few months ago, a fan of my blog pointed out what should have been glaringly obvious to me: there are not nearly enough chocolate recipes on here. (Thanks, Erin!) There’s a simple reason – … Continue reading

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Mocha Crinkle Cookies

A flavourful, festive treat! These are the most wonderful cookies. Not too sweet, fragrant with coffee and chocolate and ever-so-pretty with their dusting of icing sugar. That dusting is part of their magic – by rolling the dough balls first … Continue reading

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Chewy Chai-Spiced Cookies

A grown-up cookie that’s packed with flavour I’ve always loved snickerdoodle-type cookies and can’t believe how many variations of this classic recipe there are out of there. When I thought about creating a new, slightly ‘grown up’ cookie for my … Continue reading

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Vanilla Pound Cake with Salted Caramel Glaze

An easy yet decadent dessert Remember when some people predicted that salted caramel was just a fad? They were probably the same people who said bacon is overrated and artisan donuts were sure to be a passing fancy. Personally, I … Continue reading

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