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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

January 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments · cake, Dessert, Easy

I’ve always really liked carrot cake, but I’ve never actually made it before. This is likely because it’s one of my grandma’s specialities. However the calling came for a traditional dessert for a family dinner, I decided to give it a whirl and I’m quite happy with the results! It’s a classic homemade carrot cake […]

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Reine De Saba (Chocolate & Almond Cake) | JC100 – Week 6

June 14th, 2012 · 11 Comments · cake, Dessert, JC100

Ladies and gentleman…I have a very important update in the culinary world of Bob. I present REINE DE SABA i.e. my very FIRST time baking for the blog! Going into the Julia Child 100 year celebration, I knew I wanted to be involved as a way to improve my cooking skills and repertoire. What I […]

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Fruit Loop Cupcakes

March 5th, 2012 · 6 Comments · breakfast, cake, Candy, cupcake, Dessert

While lots of dessert trends seem to come and go, I think cupcakes are just one of those things that will stick around forever (like the Little Black Dress of the baking world). After rave reviews of my Dr. Pepper Cupcakes, ┬áCinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcakes & Mancakes (bacon chocolate cupcakes) from BS’ers, I decided to […]

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The Best Cinnamon Bun Recipe

February 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Dessert

Since Bob and I have had the blog, I’ve made these cinnamon buns a few times, but just never took photos. Largely due to the fact that they are incredibly time consuming and by the end you either a) just want to sleep or b) want to eat them all! But there is one thing […]

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcakes

February 18th, 2012 · 43 Comments · cupcake, Dessert, Just for Fun

One of my good, long-term friends recently celebrated his 26th birthday so I decided that I should make him some special cupcakes. While he originally requested Mancakes, I had just made them so I wanted to make something a bit different. So with a recent suggestion from another friend, we decided that Cinnamon Toast Crunch […]

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Pesto-Basil Chocolate Cake with a Parmesan Sour Cream Icing

December 11th, 2011 · 3 Comments · cake, Dessert, Fresh herbs, Just for Fun

At work we have an Iron Chef Challenge once a month where a group of people cook off and have their dishes judged by a panel of fellow employees. This month’s secret ingredient is…. PESTO! Right away I knew I didn’t want to do something traditional with pesto, so I ventured off to what I […]

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How to Make Your Own Wedding Cake (or your Best Friend’s Wedding Cake)

November 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment · cake

It seems like I’m getting to that age where a lot of my good friends are getting engaged – wait, does this mean I’m getting old?? Ekkk… Let’s hope not. Anyways, one of my best friends (let’s call her Maddog) is planning her wedding for August of 2012 and we were discussing wedding cakes. Her […]

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Dinosaur Cake

September 12th, 2011 · No Comments · cake, Dessert, Just for Fun

We recently had a 60th birthday in our office at work for the “big dog” so I made this ‘ancient dinosaur’ cake for him to celebrate the milestone!

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First Timer’s Luck: Macarons

September 5th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Dessert, Egg, Just for Fun

Well people – the day finally arrived….the day to tackle my fears of egg whites and make macarons….

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Nanaimo Bar Cupcakes

June 15th, 2011 · 44 Comments · cupcake, Dessert

There are MANY great things to say about Nanaimo Bars: One – they are a delicious, authentic Canadian treat, Two – a beautiful town in BC where I have relatives and Three – my FAVOURITE type of square. Then combine this with a cupcake. Helllllooo hybrid of awesomeness! I’m drooling already, so let’s just get […]

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