Apple Pecan Cake with Maple Glaze

I always enjoy baking, but it’s extra special during the fall and winter months. There’s something about the way the smell of the spices so prevalent in fall recipes just permeates the air around me and everyone comments on how lovely the house smells. This Apple Pecan Cake is a great example of one of the Read More…

My Favourite Lemon Dessert Recipes

My first experience of a lemon dessert recipe as a child was Lemon Meringue Pie. I loved the contrast of the sweet meringue with the sharp lemon filling. Ever since then, I’ve been a huge fan of lemony desserts and treats. Whether it’s zingy Lemon Almond Streusel Bars or rich, creamy Baked Lemon Cheesecake, there’s something Read More…

My Best Cake Recipes of 2014

Ever since I was little, I’ve loved baking cakes.  Whether it’s an old family recipe, a cake from my favourite cookbook or a recipe I’ve developed myself, there’s something so satisfying about making a cake. Not only is the process itself therapeutic but I’ve yet to meet anyone whose eyes don’t light up at the Read More…

Chocolate and Banana Bundt Cake

This post is the fifth in a series of guest posts being shared by some of my blogging friends to help celebrate my 12th Blogiversary. I’m so grateful for the generous support of the blogging community. Back when I started blogging in 2002 there were hardly any of us but over the years we’ve developed Read More…

My Best Fall Baking Ideas

There’s just something about fall! After the long, hot days of summer, the cooler weather and darker evenings make me crave a return to the kitchen. The abundance of autumn fruit and vegetables that lend themselves so easily to baking – pumpkins, apples and squash to name just a few – make it easy to Read More…