July 2015

July on Planet Byn {2015}

July 31, 2015 Monthly Recaps
Cute Donuts

After a low-key start to the summer, things really kicked into high gear over here. July felt long, hot and full of fun. Here’s what was happening on the foodie front: The Food Blogger Mafia descended on Taste of Toronto and unleashed a high degree of food snobbery all up in there. My favourite savoury dish […]

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Rhubarb Lemon Bars

July 27, 2015 Bars & Squares
Rhubarb Lemon Squares

When I was sick back in June and lying around on my couch drinking hot water with honey and lemon, I pretty much resigned myself to the fact that I was going to completely miss rhubarb season this year. I accepted the sad tragedy that it would be a rhubarb-less summer here on Planet Byn. […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Ube Cake

July 19, 2015 Baked Sunday Mornings
Ube Cake

I was so excited back in October to finally get my hands on a copy of Baked Occasions. Even though I had a preview of the book after testing out almost a dozen recipes, I couldn’t wait to see what other treats were inside. After the launch party at Baked Tribeca, I went back to […]

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Hummingbird Cake

July 13, 2015 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Hummingbird Cake

Baking layer cakes is pretty much like therapy for me. I can rush my way through a batch of cookies or make a pan of brownies practically with my eyes closed, but layer cakes demand time, patience and love. We have a few coming up on our Baked Sunday Morning schedule and I can’t wait […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Orange Buttermilk Picnic Cake with Chocolate Chips

July 5, 2015 Baked Sunday Mornings
Orange Picnic Cake

Our Baked Sunday Morning project for this week was an Orange Buttermilk Picnic Cake with Chocolate Chips to celebrate the Fourth of July. The idea behind it is that it’s a single layer, easily transportable, sturdy cake that would be perfect to bring along to a picnic. I loved reading the Baked boys intro to […]

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Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

July 3, 2015 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Well let’s get July started off right! As I mentioned the other day, June was not the greatest month on the foodie front over here. What I didn’t talk about was the greatest tragedy of all: it appears as though I’ve missed out on rhubarb this year. I’m going to see what I can find […]

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