Lemon and Berry Naked Cake

I have been seeing pictures of naked cakes everywhere lately (okay, mostly on pinterest), but they are still so pretty! I thought this would be a nice challenging cake to try and finish off in a professional nature. I think it has turned out really well! I also think that this is a really great … Continue reading Lemon and Berry Naked Cake

Chocolate Orange Brownies

First off, I love Terry's Chocolate Oranges SOOOOOOOO much! I literally will eat a whole one on Christmas every year. So when I saw recipes for combining them with brownies I was absolutely hooked and needed to try them! The results are really nice. A moist rich orange flavoured brownie with pockets of the real … Continue reading Chocolate Orange Brownies

Inverse Chocolate Chip Cookies

After ploughing through the Brownies I made a few days ago at record speed, we needed another chocolate-based food in the house (this is a van Wessel-Dyer house rule). I thought it would be a good time to try these fun inverse chocolate chip cookies. White chips inside, chocolate outside! They come out nice and … Continue reading Inverse Chocolate Chip Cookies

Birsay Biscuits

In February J and decided to take Max on his first holiday adventure. We hopped in the car and drove up to the far north of Scotland, then Maxxie had his first ever fairy crossing all the way to Orkney! It was such a wonderful holiday and we stayed in these very cute little wooden … Continue reading Birsay Biscuits

Scrummy Homemade Brownies – The Perfect Present

So its been a little while since I posted. J and I had a big adventure! We were over in my home town of Vancouver for a HUGE archaeology conference and then off from there to Hawaii where I got to watch my friends Leila and Wayne get married on a beach in Kauai (it … Continue reading Scrummy Homemade Brownies – The Perfect Present

Sweet Almond Twist Bread

So I absolutely had to try this recipe. I love almond croissants and pretty much anything that has almond paste involved and this loaf of bread did not let me down. This is a normal bread loaf with a literal twist. The twisted loaf of bread is very fun to make and is a nice … Continue reading Sweet Almond Twist Bread

Coffee and Cream Cake

It was one of our friend's birthdays this week. She is an absolutely amazing baker and is usually the one baking for everyone else, so I wanted to make her an extra nice cake for her birthday. I did some poking around for ideas and decided to combine some very nice flours to make a … Continue reading Coffee and Cream Cake

Lemon Drizzle Muffins

I have been having such a craving for lemon muffins lately and I had some lemons left over from making Pink Lemonade Swirl Cupcakes, so I thought I would give this recipe a try. I really like the muffins that came out! They are light and airy and have such a nice tart yet sweet … Continue reading Lemon Drizzle Muffins

Chocolate Cranberry Oat Bars

I always forget how much I like oat bars, but I was trying to come up with something to bake yesterday with the things I already had in by cupboard and I remembered how yummy these can be. This is a really nice healthy recipe with whole meal flour, oat and peanut butter, plus some … Continue reading Chocolate Cranberry Oat Bars