Category Archives: baking

Toffee crunch cookie cups with ice cream

An easy, extra-special, make-ahead dessert! These chewy, delicious cookie cups are outstanding on their own, but fill them with your favourite ice cream and you’ve got an extra-special dessert that’s sure to garner rave reviews. You could even go ‘over … Continue reading

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Speedy cinnamon knots

Easy, delicious party-worthy pastries! I like to think of frozen puff pastry as a secret weapon. I always keep some on hand as it is so versatile and ideal for making all sorts of sweet and savoury treats. Some of … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned crescent rolls

Delicious buns a great accompaniment for many meals! If the only crescent rolls you’ve ever had came out of a refrigerated tube, then you’re in for a real treat when you taste these ones. Not to be confused with their … Continue reading

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Blueberry crumble shortbread cookies

A modern spin on a classic treat! This recipe is inspired by the thumbprint cookies my Mom made when I was little. In our house, we actually called them thimble cookies because that’s what she used to make the indentations … Continue reading

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Vegan peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

The perfect cookie: chewy, flavourful and simple to make! I think I might throw out the classic peanut butter cookie recipe that I’ve been using all my life, now that I’ve tasted these beauties. They’re rich-tasting and not too sweet, … Continue reading

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Blueberry-cardamom coffee cake

A rich and flavourful not-too-sweet treat As a kid I was really confused by coffee cake, because it never tasted like coffee. Little did I know the term simply meant a sweet cake – often flavoured with fruit and/or cinnamon … Continue reading

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Butter tart-inspired biscuits

A tasty twist on a favourite Canadian dessert! I was asked by a friend to come up with a sweet treat similar to butter tarts but without eggs due to a family allergy. Rather than trying to reinvent the characteristic … Continue reading

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