Tag: Cake

Baking and Sweet Endings, Fall Harvest

Scandinavian Apple Cake

Check out this new recipe!  Deliciously comforting apple cake…great with coffee or tea and also as a dessert with, perhaps a dollop of ice cream or whipped cream!  Or if you are really wanting to live dangerously…for breakfast!  For the recipe click the “Recipes” tab at the top of the page.  And as they say […]

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2 “R’s” of Spring

Ramps and Rhubarb! Yes, we are up to our knees in both! We fired up the stove at #5 this week stocking up our larder and freezer using these delectable spring delicacies. You can’t go wrong with rhubarb muffins or rhubarb coffee cake.  A must in our house is making the annual batch of rhubarb ketchup. Ramps aka […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake

An easy to make cake that is moist, light and full of the fall spices we all love so much! In my books, if it’s made with buttermilk then I’m sold! Makes A 9” Square Pan 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 cup tinned pumpkin or homemade puree** ½ each vegetable oil & […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Zucchini Coffee Cake

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A moist, spicy, quick to make, cake, that is great with not only coffee, we’ve had it for breakfast too! It freezes very well. Makes One 13 x 9 x 2” Cake 1 ½ cups unbleached flour ½ cup whole wheat flour 2 tsp. baking […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Victoria Sponge Cake

For a printer friendly version of this recipe click here. I made this quintessential English cake for my birthday last year…it’s the bomb and from now on “The Birthday Cake” It’s not difficult to make and just plain awesome! 8 oz. butter, room temperature 8 oz. berry sugar (Rogers make it) 4 medium eggs (6 […]

Winter Comforts

What’s Been Cooking Lately…

  Well, the push is on!  Phyllis, the elf, has been baking up a storm, menu planning for Christmas and New Years, making lists, inviting guests, accepting invitations, putting up  the decorations and last and perhaps not the most fun, cleaning the house!  Just a few stocking stuffers left to get and the gifts are ready […]

Fall Harvest

Autumn Menus

I know that this weekend is Canadian Thanksgiving and we are all geared up for our Thanksgiving dinner event whether it be a beautifully browned roasted turkey or in our case a loin of pork with gingersnap sauce ( the recipe to be posted next week).  My mom made the best pumpkin pie, if you […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Gilded Pumpkin Cake

Makes A 9 or 10” Bundt Cake (Approximately 12 – 16 servings) A really good bundt cake. My Dad loved spice cakes of any kind, so we always baked a spice cake for his birthday. I guess it’s genetic! Always popular when I made it for work, usually for a corporate luncheon around the end of […]