Peppermint Mocha Creamer and a Quick December Peek

Good morning all! I have my skating Snoopy socks on, and christmas carols in the background and I thought this would be  a good time to make a proper announcement about what is coming this December. As a countdown to Christmas there are going to be 24 days of holiday-themed recipes! Yep that is right, a … Continue reading Peppermint Mocha Creamer and a Quick December Peek


Super Soft White Dinner Rolls

I really love fresh warm bread. We were making all of our own for a while, but I bread maker is no longer working, so I haven't been baking very much. I thought I would make a loaf of white bread for sandwiches today, but we still have a lot of bread from the store … Continue reading Super Soft White Dinner Rolls

Sausage Rolls – Bake Off Style

I am not the biggest fan of sausage rolls. HORROR! I just didn't eat them as a kid and so I don't really have a taste for them. HOWEVER, Jürgen LOVES them. I thought I would try making them and not trusting my own ability to tell if a recipe was good or not, I … Continue reading Sausage Rolls – Bake Off Style

Mint Aero Traybake

I absolutely love the mint aero traybakes from Mimi's Bakery in Edinburgh. They are heaven in mint chocolate form. When we go for breakfast I always get the french toast and bacon and then get one of these to go for later (because my stomach would explode if I tried eating anything after the french … Continue reading Mint Aero Traybake

Simple Chocolate Cupcakes

After that horrible chocolate cake disaster from last week I was in serious need of some good chocolate cake. I thought I would try the Bibi's cupcakes chocolate cupcake recipe. Bibi's is such an amazing bakery and I have only ever tried making their vanilla cakes. I have also made my own recipe for chocolate … Continue reading Simple Chocolate Cupcakes

Pumpkin Challah

Sorry for the long time between posts. I actually baked a cake midweek for the blog, but it was so inedible I didn't see the point in posting it. Here is a picture of the finished product... The recipe I tried to use was for a Black Magic cake and god did it suck. I … Continue reading Pumpkin Challah

Braiding Bread

I thought I would do a special separate blog post demonstrating how to braid bread in several different ways. Yes braid, I am Canadian and that is what I call it, not plait. This is a really great way add a bit of fun to a plain loaf of bread. It comes up the most … Continue reading Braiding Bread