Cakes

Mini Strawberry Grapefruit Cheesecakes
Cakes, Dessert

Mini Strawberry Grapefruit Cheesecakes

  These mini strawberry and grapefruit cheesecakes, showcases one of Quebec’s more delectable fruits. They are wonderfully sweet and pair perfectly with the juicy pink grapefruit segments. Both fruits are macerated together and then nestled atop the mini cheesecakes to provide a truly refreshing and stunning appearance. You will love […]

Chocolate Zucchini Doughnuts
Cakes, Doughnuts

Chocolate Zucchini Doughnuts

  I have shared a couple of doughnut recipes here on the blog before and both of the deep fried variety. Such as these Zeppole, Ricotta Doughnuts and more recently my Castagnole Fritte. However, my chocolate zucchini doughnuts featured today are of a completely different variety. They are baked not fried and with the addition […]

Citrus Madeleines
Cakes, Cookies

Citrus Madeleines

These citrus madeleines are a two bite cake-like cookie. Sun kissed with a light golden brown color and bursting with the sweet citrusy flavors of lemon, lime and orange rinds, with an added crunch from the ground almonds. A classic French style snacking cake, with a distinctive shell shape and […]

Pumpkin Cake Roll
Cakes, Dessert

Pumpkin Cake Roll

Dazzle family and friends this Thanksgiving weekend with a simple to make yet show stopping Pumpkin Cake Roll! It has all the wonderful aromas of Fall with fragrant spices such as ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon. A Canadian Thanksgiving meal tends to emphasize the culture of the person or family preparing […]

Blueberry Bundt Cake
Cakes

Blueberry Bundt Cake

Blueberry Bundt Cake a, wonderfully dense and moist cake baked in a rose shaped Bundt pan for a lovely sculpted look and scented with the sweet aroma of orange zest. This Blueberry Bundt Cake is perfect for a Sunday brunch, potlucks and elegant enough for special occasions. A huge advantage when […]

Red Velvet Cupcakes
Cakes, cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

A colleague of mine started a new tradition at work. Rather than collecting money for a birthday cake on someone’s special day, the “birthday person” gets to bring a cake or treat. Since baking is right up my alley, it works just fine for me. The difficult part was in […]

Rustic Italian Apple Cake
Cakes

Rustic Italian Apple Cake

This Rustic Apple Cake is a classic in Italy!  Ideal as a tasty afternoon snack or dressed up with a scoop of ice-cream for an after supper delight. There are many versions of this cake, crowned with layers upon layers of sliced apples. It is moist and tangy from the […]