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London Fog tea cakes

A easy, delicious treat! I’m not a big fan of light cupcakes that takes like sugar and air, but I do always enjoy rich dense ones. If I’m going to indulge in a sweet treat, I want it to be … 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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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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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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Raspberry Clafoutis

A simple, not-too-sweet dessert Clafoutis is considered by many to be one of the quintessential desserts of France. The popular treat is surprisingly easy to make, yielding a fruit-filled delight that falls somewhere between a cake and a custard. Based … Continue reading

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Strawberries and cream drop scones

Easy, delicious biscuits for breakfast, brunch or teatime! I adore making scones and biscuits but sometimes find I am not in the mood to roll out and cut the dough. Drop scones are a great solution as they are fast … Continue reading

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Grapefruit shortbread bars

Grapefruit and vanilla a winning combination! Why does lemon curd get all the attention? Sure, it’s brightly coloured, tangy and delicious, but other citrus fruits make great curd too. I love these little orange tarts but these grapefruit shortbread bars … Continue reading

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