To the surprise of no one, Ashlyn chose a ‘princess’ theme for her birthday party last weekend. In order to make a princess cake, I decided on a rainbow velvet cake baked in a bundt pan and one of those creepy half-doll things you can find at craft or bulk stores.
I started by making the . . . → Read More: Making a princess cake for a princess’s 4th birthday
I was flipping through the latest Food Network Magazine when I was visiting my parents the other week and I came upon the cherry and peach galette recipe. Last week I had peaches and cherries that were not going to be eaten quickly enough – it’s so hard to resist when everything is in season . . . → Read More: What’s for Dessert: Cherry and Peach Galette
When I came across this leprechaun trap cake on Pinterest I knew it was something I had to try! Everything that I read online said that using a boxed white cake mix was the way to go but I had this crazy idea to use a red velvet cupcake recipe from an episode of Throwdown with . . . → Read More: What’s for dessert: Rainbow velvet cake
My husband, in the 9 years that we have been together, has only ever asked for 2 kinds of birthday cake: black forest and carrot. I was on the hunt for the perfect carrot cake recipe and my good friend Joleen gave it to me. It’s now my go-to cake for the girls’ birthdays as . . . → Read More: What’s for dessert – Carrot Cake
I’m having so much fun this year, getting ready for Christmas with my little elf (Ashlyn) by my side! She’s really into all of the preparations this year, and she loves to bake, so I thought it would be a lot of fun to have a few of her friends over for a cookie-decorating play . . . → Read More: Christmas cookies – Gingerbread men
This recipe comes from my husband’s Gram. They are a tradition on his side of the family but for some reason, whenever my mother-in-law tried to make them they didn’t quite turn out right so unless Gram bakes and mails some goodies, they don’t get them. I was quite nervous to give them a . . . → Read More: Christmas Cookies – Molasses Cookies
Back when we lived in Alberta, it was a tradition every year for my closest girlfriends to get together and do some Christmas baking, and Joleen’s butter tarts were always at the top on the list of things to make! Sadly, all but one of us have moved away from that town now (although . . . → Read More: Christmas cookies – Butter Tarts
It’s no secret that I love my coffee in almost any form. I saw the recipe for Pumpkin Spice Latte cupcakes on my Facebook feed a week or two ago and have been waiting for a free afternoon to bake them. Today it finally worked out and this is the results.
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Some days just need to end in chocolate…with or without an accompanying glass of wine. It’s been a long day here – the baby decided that 5:30am was a perfectly good time to wake up and that naps were overrated today, the toddler has a fever and is cranky but also wants to play . . . → Read More: What’s for Dessert – 5 Minute Chocolate Cake
I love when strawberries are in season! I’ve got 2 very easy, very tasty recipes to share. Strawberry Mallow Dessert was found by my husband and it was quite a hit.
Strawberry Mallow Dessert (makes 2 servings) Ingredients 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows 1/4 cup sour cream handful of . . . → Read More: What’s for Dessert – Strawberries