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Grilled mini strawberry shortcakes

A fun twist on a favourite summertime dessert! I don’t know why I never before thought of using cupcakes for strawberry shortcakes. They’re easy to make and the perfect size and shape. I took things one step farther by grilling … Continue reading

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Baked brown butter doughnuts

A simple yet spectacular sweet treat! I had no idea just how easy it was to make doughnuts until I bought a doughnut pan at my local kitchenware store. Baked doughnuts are great because they don’t involve the fuss and … Continue reading

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Gingerbread cookie bars

Part cookie, part cake and all delicious! I blame my Nova Scotia heritage for my love of all things ginger and molasses. From my family’s favourite old fashioned chewy ginger cookies to these scrumptious whole wheat gingerbread waffles to these … Continue reading

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Dulce de leche butter pecan ice cream

A rich, flavourful frozen treat! I’ve been a big fan of dulce de leche for years, though I didn’t know it by that name years ago when my mom used to magically transform cans of sweetened condensed milk into a … 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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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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Espresso Meringue Torte

I have a favourite saying when trying to convince my husband he still has room for dessert. “Come on,” I’ll say, “it’s fluffy, not stuffy!” This gluten-free confection fits the bill as a dessert that makes a perfect finish to … Continue reading

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