March 2017

March on Planet Byn {2017}

March 31, 2017 Monthly Recaps
St. Patrick

This was a pretty low-key month for me, especially since we had super cold wintery-weather, and my hibernation mode was still in effect. Here’s what was going on in the kitchen: It was my friend Jen’s birthday and I made these Black Bottom Cupcakes for her little celebration. They’re chocolate cupcakes with chocolate chip cheesecake centres. […]

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Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

March 29, 2017 Cookies
Levain Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

At the beginning of last year I declared it The Year of the Chocolate Chip Cookie on Planet Byn, and then promptly proceeded to make a grand total of two versions in all of 2016 (#typical). It may take me forever, but I’m still committed to this worthy cause of trying all the cookies recipes I […]

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Carrot Loaf

March 23, 2017 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Carrot Loaf

When Spring and Easter are on the horizon, there are three things I’m drawn to baking with that are all out of character for me: coconut, lemon and carrot. There is never any other time during the year when I’m interested in any of these ingredients in my desserts, but something about each of them […]

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Mini Beef & Guinness Pies

March 21, 2017 Beef & Pork
Mini Beef & Guinness Pie

When Danielle and I went to London, we ate the most delicious savoury pot pies on our first pub night there and I’ve been waning to make my own at home ever since. I finally did it last week, due to the combined forces of Pi Day (3.14….get it???) and St. Patrick’s Day. My go-to […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Kitchen-Sink Dutch Baby

March 12, 2017 Baked Sunday Mornings
Kitchen-Sink Dutch Baby

Dutch babies are something that I had never heard of before I started reading food blogs almost 10 years ago. This isn’t something I ate growing up, and I unfortunately don’t have a cast-iron skillet that was passed down to me through the generations! For this reason, I usually bypass any and all dutch baby […]

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