Old Fashioned Banana Cake Recipe

I love banana breads, loaves, muffins and cakes, and this Old Fashioned Banana Cake is one of my absolute favourites. It takes hardly any time to make and I always get compliments on how pretty it looks. I started with some inspiration and a recipe from Ina Garten, but as usual I’ve played around with a bit. Read More…

Brandy and Mincemeat Cake Recipe

Brandy and Mincemeat Cake is the cake for people who don’t like fruitcake. It’s got all the Christmassy flavours we crave without the heaviness of a typical dark fruitcake. History of Brandy and Mincemeat Cake I have been making Brandy and Mincemeat Cake for years, and first blogged it way back in 2009. But this year, I’ve Read More…

Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes The Whole Family Will Love

I love traditional Thanksgiving dessert recipes like Pumpkin Pie, but it’s nice to make a second dessert or to have some delicious treats on hand for when folks get hungry before or after the main Thanksgiving meal. I’m very lucky because most years we have two Thanksgivings. I come from Canada so my family and Read More…

Chocolate Banana Snack Cake Recipe

A cake/brownie hybrid, my Chocolate Banana Snack Cake is an homage to a cake I remember from my childhood. It’s not as light as a traditional layer cake but it’s not quite as squidgy as a brownie. It’s rich, moist, chocolate-y and, quite frankly, addictive. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Remember Snack ‘N Cake? Read More…

Banana Gingerbread Loaf Recipe

Banana Gingerbread Loaf is one of my favourite fall loaf cakes. It’s easy to make, deliciously spiced and keeps really well too. I first blogged this recipe back in 2013 and I’m bringing it back because it’s just so darn good. I love all things gingerbread – from Gingerbread Muffins to Gingerbread Cookies – and this Banana Gingerbread Loaf is Read More…