Tag "Baking"

Snacks & Desserts

Sweet Potato Orange Chocolate Loaf

My dad had a habit of eating sweets with his morning coffee at first light. The man could polish off an Entenmann’s coffee cake before the rest of the house

Snacks & Desserts

Gingerbread Cookie Bars with Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting

Every December I make a 3-layer gingerbread cake with cream cheese frosting that has been a staple of our holiday entertaining. This year, for obvious reasons, we weren’t able to

Fall

Pumpkin Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

I saw the best quote on Instagram recently. It read: “It’s almost time to switch from my everyday anxiety to my fancy Christmas anxiety”. It pretty much summed me up.

Snacks & Desserts

Lemon Biscuit Cake with Mascarpone Cream Frosting and Blueberries

When the pandemic began, I made biscuits and banana bread. I never got onto the sourdough bandwagon. Now, a year later, I’m still making biscuits. Although over the course of

Valentines

We Love Baking Our Valentine’s

In anticipation of tomorrow’s holiday, Scarlett is working away on crafts and baking. As a family, we’re also talking about what we can make each other. We love homemade gifts,

Fall

Cranberry Hello Dolly Bars

I can remember the exact moment I first tried a Hello Dolly Bar. I had just finish a Thanksgiving dinner at our friends that we call family The Cihra’s. After

Snacks & Desserts

Halloween Monster Cookies

Monster cookies get their moniker because of their size not because they hide under someone’s bed. A true monster cookie is a mix of oatmeal and peanut butter usually featuring

Snacks & Desserts

Halloween Candy Blondies

In Toronto, families are being advised to not go door-to-door for trick or treating. It’s just another sucker punch from 2020. I was thinking of leaving candy individually tucked into

Breakfast

Baked Chia Chip Oatmeal Bars

This is how the conversation went: Laura: “Scarlett, do you want to write this post since you developed the recipe?” Scarlett: “Um, no” Laura: “Are you sure you don’t want

Chocolate

S’mores Cookies

These are the cookies of your dreams. I’m not going to try and tell you that they taste like a s’more pulled from a blazing campfire beneath a starry filled