April 2016

April on Planet Byn {2016}

April 30, 2016 Monthly Recaps
Sweet Jesus

I feel like April is usually a pretty neutral month where nothing much happens, but this month it was long and weird and emotional. We had lay-offs at my work, a family friend passed away and Beyonce’s new album turned out to be all about Jay Z cheating on her. Here’s what else went down: […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Vegan Chocolate Cake with Almond Butter Frosting

April 24, 2016 Baked Sunday Mornings
Hippie Cake Slice

In honour of Earth Day, this week Baked Sunday Mornings has gone vegan! I’m not mad at it. One of my besties from work is vegan, and I’ve experimented making her a few egg-free and butter-free treats over the years. Instead of butter, this cake swaps in olive oil, and also has the curious addition […]

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Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Squares + Chi’s Baby Shower

April 21, 2016 Bars & Squares
Chi

My friend Kristine’s asked me to make some sweets for her sister’s baby shower back in March, and I believe I responded “it is my joy in life to put together a treat table”. She knew she wanted Dolly’s Doughnut, plus two dozen vanilla cupcakes, and then we looked through some of my cookbooks and […]

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Brown Sugar Cupcakes + Nicole’s Wedding Shower

April 19, 2016 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Brown Sugar Cupcakes

I feel like we’re entering prime wedding shower season, so I wanted to finally document the treats I made for my friend Nicole’s wedding shower ONE YEAR AGO (better late than never). I had so much fun making ALL THE SQUARES for Nicole & Geoff’s Engagement Party, and it’s truly my joy in life to […]

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