Pumpkin Roll

Cake rolls are a fun twist on baking a cake. Cake rolls without eggs are hard to make because they are not traditionally baked with any oil or butter added to the sponge and they are tricky to roll. This recipe works with yogurt as an egg replacer because the pumpkin creates a sponge-like texture…

Blueberry Pie

We live in one of the best locations in the world for blueberries and wild ones in Nova Scotia are a rare find. We found some wild ones in the middle of our province and picked enough for a pie! Blueberries are full of antioxidants and are delicious off the bush or baked up in…

Lemon Cheesecake Squares

I was looking for a lemon bar recipe that doesn’t take too many eggs for a large pan so it would be easy to replicate. I found a recipe online that has cream cheese in it that only takes 4 eggs for a large pan. Cream cheese is your friend if you are egg allergic…

Caramel Latte Cake

This cake is my version of a caramel latte that you can find at your local coffee shop. I have used my chocolate chip layer cake recipe as the base for this cake, omitted the chocolate chips and added espresso powder. The frosting recipe is one I have used for other cupcakes and cakes with…

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Loaf

Nova Scotia is renowned for its blueberries and I love all things blueberry as does my family. That includes muffins, cakes, crisps, and fresh blueberries with cream! They are all delicious! I wrote this recipe to take on a camping trip. This recipe makes 2 loaves and will transport and keep nicely for a couple…

Banana Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting

A last minute request from school for cupcakes when you have an egg allergic child means you can’t run out to the bakery and buy a dozen. Luckily I had some bananas on the counter which inspired me to write a new cupcake recipe!! Banana Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting! These would also be yummy with…

Coconut Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

I have a new bundt cake pan so I have been anxious to try it out. I have been thinking about a coconut cake and decided cream cheese and lime would make a tasty combination with the coconut. I really love how this cake bakes up nice and sturdy, yet moist and delicious! Coconut Cream…

Crunchy Top Brownies

  Valentine’s Day calls for a new brownie recipe!! I had a request from a reader to make brownies that have a crunchy top. After some research, I was able to make a pretty great batch.  These brownies are chewy with a crunchy top and a rich fudge-y, chocolate-y taste! The secret to making the…

Chocolate Chip Layer Cake

This is a new cake recipe! A white cake with white frosting and a surprise of chocolate chips in the cake! This cake is simple but looks nice this time of year for a birthday during December. The frosting is a Boiled Buttercream Frosting that is so buttery and delicious! Chocolate Chip Layer Cake Cream…

Strawberry Cupcakes

These strawberry cupcakes have pureed strawberries in the cupcake and in the frosting! They are very light and moist. You can make these for birthdays, Valentines or Mother’s Day, or any day! I recently served these at a potluck where they received rave reviews! Strawberry Cupcakes Cream together butter, sugar and then add the oil…