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Milk & Cookies Cake

October 18, 2017 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Milk & Cookies Cake

My favourite thing to bake lately has been cute little 6″ birthday cakes. This is no doubt due to the endless cake decorating videos I’ve been watching on Instagram (faves: @chelsweets,  @whippedcakeco, @bakingwithblondie, @karleeskupcakes). Making mini versions has been a great way to practice a few specific things (i.e. using a bench scraper to get smooth […]

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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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Baked Sunday Mornings: Chocolate Chip Hush Puppies

August 28, 2016 Baked Sunday Mornings
Cinnamon Sugar Hush Puppies

This week for Baked Sunday Mornings, the gang is frying up these Chocolate Chip Hush Puppies. I tested this recipe for Baked Occasions about three years ago, and it was the first (and probably last) time I’ve deep fried anything. Hush Puppies are basically doughnuts or fritters, with some cornmeal added for texture and crunch. […]

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Cook’s Illustrated’s Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

June 7, 2016 Cookies
CI Perfect CCC

At the beginning of the year, I declared it the YEAR OF CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES on Planet Byn. In keeping with my kitchen procrastination tendencies, it then took me four months to try another recipe, but here we are. For my first venture outside of My Favourite, I went with a Cook’s Illustrated’s Perfect Chocolate Chip […]

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My Favourite Chocolate Chip Cookies

January 13, 2016 Cookies
My Favourite Chocolate Chip Cookies

After almost six years of blogging, it’s finally time to talk about one of the most important issues of our time: what makes a good Chocolate Chip Cookie? Before we get into that though, it must be stated that a warm, homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie is 100% one of the simple joys in my life. […]

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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cake + 5th Blog-iversary Party

March 16, 2015 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Blog-iversary Line-up

Last weekend I had a few friends over to usher in Spring and celebrate 5 years of blogging. Yes, yes, y’all, the return of the Blog-iversary Party! After my 1st Blog-iversary Party in 2011, I just assumed I would throw one of these every year, but you know, new jobs, root canals, and general winter […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

March 1, 2015 Baked Sunday Mornings
Texas Sheet Cake

Texas Sheet Cake isn’t really a thing up here in the Great White North. I hadn’t heard of it until about 2008 when I started reading food blogs, and saw The Pioneer Woman’s recipe. Her recipe is a thin chocolate cake that you top with a boiled chocolate and pecan frosting, and it’s supposed to […]

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Milk & Cookies Shooters {Virtual Baby Shower for Jan}

February 16, 2015 Cocktails
Milk & Cookies Shooters

Today we’re having a Virtual Baby shower to celebrate our friend Jan, and her baby boy that’ll be here quite soon! Good thing Jan herself is an expert in party planning, so I had a look on her website, Family Bites, and in her book, Gatherings, to see what I could bring to this party. I found […]

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Brownie Brittle

May 27, 2014 Brownies & Blondies
Brownie Brittle Package

It’s Janelle week on Planet Byn! Who’s Janelle, you ask? She’s one of my favourite co-workers and friends, and she LOVES treats. She also has an identical twin, which I find endlessly fascinating, and two super cute little daughters. Now personally, I’m the type of a person who will always choose a centre piece, or […]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Biscotti {Gastropost Mission #83}

December 28, 2013 Cookies
Banana Chocolate Chip Biscotti - DS

It’s Gastropost Saturday, and our mission this week was “The Gift of Food”. Let’s be honest, I don’t just give the gift of treats at Christmastime; it’s pretty much a year round mandate here on Planet Byn. But I did give a very special gift this year, and it was something I’ve never made before. […]

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