Father’s Day Lemon-White Chocolate Madeira Cake

Here is a special recipe tutorial for Father’s Day. It is a Madeira Lemon-White Chocolate Cake.A Madeira cake is an English cake that is similar to a pound cake. It bakes slower than a sponge cake and I bake it at a lower temperature to insure a lovely golden brown colour. The taste is heavenly and you can bake the cake a day ahead if need be and serve for Father’s Day tomorrow, or you can bake the cake... ...more

Effortless Butter Cream Icing

Effortless Butter Cream IcingThis works great to frost a cake, decorate cookies, icing just about anything. You can change the flavor by using different extracts. This colors well too, I prefer to use the gel’s to color mine but the regular food coloring will work.Effortless Butter Cream IcingIngredients:...more

Recipe Monday - Almond Cream Cheese Frosting

It was my mother's birthday this weekend, so we made a cake in her honor (which we will now eat all by ourselves). It was a chocolate cake, and I made an almond cream cheese frosting to go with it. Absolutely delicious. And frosting is so super easy to make....more

Cupcake Secrets: How to Make Flawless Frosting Every Time

My kids love cupcakes.  My daughters requested pink.  I have written the recipe for Basic Vanilla Buttercream and just so you know, I am NOT a fan of food coloring at all, but after the pink request and realizing white doesn't photograph as pretty, just a couple drops of red food coloring and Pink it is.  Sprinkles just makes everything better. Image: Courtesy of Taylor Made Market ...more

Recipe Monday - Orange Buttercream Frosting

I put food coloring in here because when my girls said orange frosting, they meant orange frosting. Without the false coloring it has an incredibly gentle, classy light orange tinge. ...more
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Soft Molasses Cookies

Soft Molasses Cookies - This soft molasses cookie recipe is so easy to make.  The best part about the recipe is the versatility.  These cookies can be dropped and baked or rolled and cut into your favourite Christmas Cookie shapes and decorated with Royal Icing....more

Banana Cake with Mocha Frosting and Salted Candied Peanuts

David Lebovitz does it again with this wonderful recipe for extra special Banana Cake with Mocha Frosting and Salted Candied Peanuts.  The Banana cake is extra moist and layered with luscious chocolate ganache and also topped with the most amazing salty-sweet crunch.  ...more

Beer and Chocolate - A Winning Flavour Combination

Pure Indulgence - Chocolate Stout Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting - An extra moist chocolate cake with a salty-sweet topping....more

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Can't believe it's taken me so long to make Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting!  If you are looking for a light, moist cupcake with a hint of chocolate and sweet, velvety cream cheese frosting look no further, you are going to love these!...more