Spring

Baked Sunday Mornings: Strawberry Supreme Cake

May 22, 2016 Baked Sunday Mornings
Strawberry Supreme Cake

It finally, FINALLY, feels like Spring around here, and I was so excited to have this Strawberry Supreme Cake on the Baked Sunday Mornings schedule this week. Let me break it down for you first, because there are a lot of different components of this cake: Three layers of strawberry cake Two different fillings: strawberry […]

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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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Baked Sunday Mornings: Ultralemony Lemon Bundt Cake with Almond Glaze

May 10, 2015 Baked Sunday Mornings
Ultralemony Bundt Cake

When Mother’s Day and Baked Sunday Morning collide, you know you’re in for a treat. Our recipe for this week was an Ultralemony Lemon Bundt Cake with Almond Glaze, and it was the perfect end to dinner with my Mom. The Baked boys sure love their bundt cakes, and they’re one of my favourite things […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Easter Coconut Sheet Cake

April 12, 2015 Baked Sunday Mornings
Easter Coconut Sheet Cake

When Spring rolls around, there are three ingredients that I automatically gravitate towards: carrot, lemon and coconut. My Easter dessert usually centres around one of those three things, although this year I was in Florida for Easter weekend, so didn’t have a chance to do any baking. Luckily, we had this magnificent Easter Coconut Sheet […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Light & Lemony Jelly Roll Cake with Raspberry Cream Filling

March 29, 2015 Baked Sunday Mornings
Lemony Jelly Roll

I’m so sick of complaining about the weather. We’re pretty much at the end of March, and have barely had temperatures above zero here, much less in double digits like I’m normally hoping for this time of year. I seriously can’t wait for Spring which I feel will bring me an improved mental state that […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Classic Carrot Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

April 27, 2014 Baked Sunday Mornings
Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Almost eight years ago, I made my brother and sister-in-law’s wedding cake (you can read about that little adventure here). It was carrot cake, and I haven’t eaten it or made it since! The recipe I used was from Anna Olson, and it’s perfect. It’s dense and hydrated and has pineapple in it as well. […]

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Rhubarb Hamantaschen

July 2, 2013 Cookies
Rhubarb Cookies

As an individual who goes rhubarb crazy every Spring, I find it so endearing when I come across someone who doesn’t even know what it is. I love trying to explain the flavour, and how it looks like celery, and how it’s actually a vegetable, and how it’s BFFs with strawberries. This happened in my […]

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Shaved Asparagus Pizza {Gastropost Mission #54}

June 4, 2013 Bread
Shaved Asparagus Pizza

Guys, I’ve been a pizza making NINJA lately! I finally have my method down pat, and after so many years of being afraid of yeast, it’s nice to have this under control. Also, for future reference, if you defrost frozen pizza dough, refreeze it, and defrost it again, it’s totally fine. And so, I finally […]

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Rhubarb Crumb Bars

April 12, 2012 Bars & Squares

For the past three years, Spring for me has been defined by the appearance of rhubarb in the farmer’s market near my house. It throws me into a frenzy, because it’s only in season for a short amount of time, and there are always so many recipes I want to make with this weird little vegetable.  So when […]

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