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Caramel Pear Upside Down Cake

Caramel Pear Upside Down Cake

This time of year apples get a lot of attention. Social media is full of pictures of families out apple picking and there are a million apple recipes being shared. Apples are great. Sweet/sour and crisp and so versatile to…

Raspberry Mojito Cupcakes

Raspberry Mojito Cupcakes

I had great plans to plant a nice big garden this year. But then we lucked out and were able to snag a seasonal camping spot at our favourite park so we’ve spent all the spare time we can out…

Strawberry Rhubarb Gelato

Strawberry Rhubarb Gelato

In case you haven’t heard, it’s rhubarb season. And although we haven’t quite got the the “planting a garden” stage of our major landscaping overhaul we do have a little patch of rhubarb that never fails to give us at…

Rainbow Swiss Roll Recipe

Rainbow Swiss Roll Recipe

Last year around this time I posted my Mint Chocolate Shamrock Swiss Roll. When I was trying to come up with an idea for a fun St. Patrick’s Day themed recipe this year  realized the Swiss Roll really doesn’t get…

Stained Glass Valentine’s Day Cookies Recipe

Stained Glass Valentine’s Day Cookies Recipe

My daughter declared this a baking weekend and I just can’t say not to that. After whipping up a batch of soft pretzels, homemade waffles for breakfast and trying out a chocolate mug cake we decided it was time to…

Mini White Chocolate Ginger Snap Cheesecakes

Mini White Chocolate Ginger Snap Cheesecakes

Is there anything better than cheesecake? If you ask me, probably not. I’m not a huge “sweets” person but boy do I enjoy a good cheesecake. Since we are getting in that holiday baking season I thought it would be…

Caramel Carrot Cheesecake Bars

Caramel Carrot Cheesecake Bars

It’s September. And everyone is talking pumpkin. Trust me I love a good pumpkin recipe. I have several on the blog. But I don’t know why we aren’t talking about carrots. They are, in my opinion, THE best thing to…

Mint Chocolate Shamrock Swiss Roll

Mint Chocolate Shamrock Swiss Roll

I’ve spotted various patterned swiss roll pictures on Pinterest a few times and have always thought they look so cool. So when I was trying to come up with something fun to bake up for St. Patrick’s Day I thought…

Sesame Seed Cookies

Sesame Seed Cookies

I’m busy baking up some goodies to drop off at daycare next week for the staff to enjoy in the staff room. Although none of the staff have nut allergies (that I’m aware of) there is a child in the…

Graham Cracker Cookies #Recipe

Graham Cracker Cookies #Recipe

I’m right in the thick of my holiday baking and decided to take a look in my pantry to see what stray ingredients I had that I could use up. I found a half of a box of graham crumbs…

Hello Creepy Halloween Cookies

Hello Creepy Halloween Cookies

I think Halloween may be one of my favourite “holidays” of the year. There’s no stress, no gifts to buy or large dinners to make – it’s just a lot of fun. We always have a ton of fun carving…

Caramel Pretzel Peanut Butter Snack Bites

Caramel Pretzel Peanut Butter Snack Bites

Peanut butter is a staple in our house. We love it in sandwiches, on crackers, or sometimes just straight out of the jar. It’s so delicious and is a quick way to fill that between meal void too! Of course…

Thimble Cookie Cheesecake Recipe

Thimble Cookie Cheesecake Recipe

One of my favorite holiday treats growing up was my grandmother’s famous raspberry thimble cookies. My grandma was an amazing cook and could whip up just about anything (she was also famous for her donuts) but there was just something special…

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