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Molasses Spice Cake

December 13, 2017

molasses spice cake

No surprise here – I’m usually in charge of dessert at our Holiday meal! And this year, I’m keeping things simple with a repeat of last year’s cake, a Molasses Spice Cake. It was such a hit and features my favorite holiday flavours, I figure why mess with a good thing.  Topped with a delicious maple glaze and packed with flavour, you’ll definitely want a second piece, so leave room!  Word of caution though, only try this cake if you’re a fan of molasses and spiced holiday treats.

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Halloween Baking

October 25, 2017

halloween baking

I can hardly believe I’m talking about Halloween! Where has this year gone!?

Ready or not, in a few short days the kiddos (and some adults) will be donning costumes and heading out trick or treating.  I don’t plan to do much in the way of Halloween this year.  With a busy September and early October, the thought of a quiet couple of weeks before the busyness of the Holiday Season is just what I need. But I couldn’t let Halloween pass without celebrating it in some way.  So I’m doing so in my favorite way, with some Halloween Baking.

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Maple Bourbon Apple Rose Pie

October 4, 2017

maple bourbon apple rose pie

We’re days away from Thanksgiving here in Canada, which only means one thing for me – pie!  Year after year, I am in charge of the pie for Thanksgiving dinner, which if you’ve followed along for any amount of time, probably won’t come as a surprise.  A quick search of the word ‘pie’ on the blog brings up many options – this pumpkin pie with a twist and the prettiest peach pie, are probably two of my favorites. And while I love all things pumpkin at this time of year, inspired by my peach pie, I decided to go with a Maple Bourbon Apple Rose Pie for this years Thanksgiving dinner. Try saying that three times fast!

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