Brownie Cookies


I have never met a Brownie I didn’t like.  Whether cakey, chewy, marbled, full of nuts or not, a Brownie is always a great sweet treat option. I’m not sure whether I can honestly say these  brownie cookies surpass the allure of a big Brownie square calling out to be consumed but since these cookies…

More Maple Scones – Oatmeal Maple Pecan,Oh My!!


I notice I’m on a maple and brown sugar roll lately.  Quite a few of the recipes I’ve been posting contain brown sugar or maple and today is no different.  (Note:  Not that I think this is a bad thing…) The scones (which, have you noticed, seem to be the new cupcake, as in there…

Maple Brown Sugar Buttercream


Simply delicious with subtle molasses flavour from the dark brown sugar and a little hint of maple from 3 tablespoons of pure Canadian maple syrup this buttercream is terrific atop a cake or cupcakes and will definitely be the filling in my next macaron foray. This recipe is from Layered baking book by Tessa Huff….

Carrot Muffins – Small Batch


Today’s recipe is another small-batch bake and healthier.  This makes about 6 regular size muffins and the most difficult aspect of this is grating the carrot. No mixer required, basically a bowl, a whisk and a wooden spoon plus a couple of measuring tools and your good to go.  Reaching for a 2nd muffin warm…

Triple Peanut Butter Cookies


These easy to make cookies have everything a peanut butter lover could ask for, peanuts, crunchy peanut butter and just in case you felt they were lacking in the ‘peanutty’ department,  some chopped up peanut butter cups. I doubled the recipe since I knew a single recipe wouldn’t last longer than 2 days in my…

Oatmeal Chocolate Caramel Macadamia Nut Cookies


Chocolate chip cookies never go out of style.  The choices are seemingly endless.  Whether you like your cookies chewy, crispy, large, small or with ad-ins like peanuts, oatmeal or chopped chocolate bars, recipes abound. Today I’m sharing an Oatmeal Chocolate Caramel Cookie Pizza recipe.  This makes one large round you cut into wedges once cool….

Maple Pecan Scones ( Tea for 2)


Need a treat for 2?  This flaky and moist scone recipe is scaled to make 4 perfect maple-pecan goodies topped with a super simple glaze. Whether you need a little comfort food like I did this morning to offset a week of illness or a little treat to enjoy with your morning coffee or tea…

Broccoli Soup


Happy 2017!  Wishing you a healthy and happy year. For many of us 2017 always starts with the intention to eat healthier and ban desserts. Easier said than done but to assist in the process I’m sharing this simple yet flavourful broccoli soup recipe. If you often order Broccoli Soup from restaurants you can know…

Pound Cake – Easy, Breezy and Beautiful


Simple, sweet and stunning!  This ‘Classic Pound Cake’ from Bake from Scratch’s Cake issue is delicious and baking it in my new Nordicware Fleur de Lis pan takes it from blah to fab even with no drizzle or embellishments. A word to the wise, don’t bake this cake when you’re in a rush, as it…

Chocolate Caramel Shortbread


‘Tis the season, for shortbread, it seems, in all shapes sizes and variations.  Today the shortbread is combined with a few other yummy things.  On their own chocolate, caramel and shortbread are delicious.  Put them together and the taste combination is superb. This is an oldie but goodie I go back to every year during…

Classic Lindt Shortbread


This simple shortbread recipe is from the 2016 Lindt Holiday magazine. With only 5 ingredients, which you probably already have on hand, plus some Lindt chocolate, you will be able to bake these up quickly.  I had a 300 gram bar of Lindt Dark chocolate so I used the individual squares to top my shortbread….

Quick Cheese Biscuits


This incredibly easy recipe is a hit! No need to knead with these cheesy biscuits. Super simple and dropped from a 1/4 cup measure onto a cookie sheet, it doesn’t get any easier to make biscuits than with this recipe. I have been told it mimics the Red Lobster biscuits and when I baked these…