Simple Pecan Brittle

I wanted to put together a nice and simple pecan brittle recipe that was fast to make for a quick home treat or a great gift to pass on to others. I actually made this up as Christmas gifts for some of our friends. I really like this recipe, it makes a very yummy treat. … Continue reading Simple Pecan Brittle

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Easy Sweet Pie Base (from scratch)

Here is an easy pie base that I used for my Maple Pecan Pie. This is a great and simple recipe for making a sweet pie base for any baking. It just tastes better when you make these things from scratch! Easy Sweet Pie Base This makes a base for one full sized pie or … Continue reading Easy Sweet Pie Base (from scratch)

Happy Holiday Maple Pecan Pie (from scratch)

I am a Canadian, but as one who lives abroad, I get the chance to celebrate a lot of non-Canadian holidays. Possibly the best part of this is getting to Thanksgivings. Just like me not wanting to give up my turkey dinner in October just because I live in Scotland, my friend Caroline doesn't give … Continue reading Happy Holiday Maple Pecan Pie (from scratch)

Candy Cane Slice

We have been trying to stave off the way to early Christmas celebrations in our house with only partial success. No decorations will be up until the 1st of December, but there may be a hint of Christmas music, oh and a little bit of holiday-themed baking... I love this recipe because it can be … Continue reading Candy Cane Slice

White Chocolate Mint Slice

I wanted to experiment a bit with tray bakes and came up with this little bake. I really wanted one that had a mint flavour on its own. I am very happy with the results! These are nice and sweet without being overbearing and disappeared from the fridge rather quickly. If you want to try … Continue reading White Chocolate Mint Slice

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Cupcakes

I wanted to do some experimenting with my favourite cupcake recipe to see if I could make a nice light cinnamon cupcake that wasn't an overpowering autumn/winter flavour. The inclusion of the brown sugar creates a nice hint of molasses to the flavour and the cinnamon adds just a small enhancement to this flavour. I … Continue reading Cinnamon Brown Sugar Cupcakes

Mint Chip Fudge

J and I are headed out for holiday soon, but I wanted to do a quick bake before we went. I thought this mint chip fudge would be a great new recipe. It combines some of the nice elements of the Milk and Cookies Fudge and the Mint Chocolate Fudge, into its own simple and … Continue reading Mint Chip Fudge

Mint Aero Brownies

J and I had some exciting news a few weeks ago, we got engaged! We are feeling really happy and excited and have started our planning. We are going to have a fall wedding and have been looking at a LOT of fall pinterest ideas, so I have been in a very cold weather, cosy … Continue reading Mint Aero Brownies

Chocolate Orange Cookie Clusters

This recipe is a yummy combo of chocolate and orange creating a delicious cookie cluster. Bake them for a shorter time for a moist, rich treat or add a few minutes and it creates a firmer cookie great for dipping in coffee or hot chocolate! Chocolate Orange Cookie Clusters This recipe makes 18 cookies at … Continue reading Chocolate Orange Cookie Clusters

Day 24: Sweet Georgia Browns

It is Christmas Eve! This month has absolutely flown past for me (probably because of all the baking). Tomorrow is Christmas, so I thought it would be good to leave you with one of my families preferred Christmas treats - Sweet Georgia Browns. My mum and brother discovered these treats at Purdy's several years ago … Continue reading Day 24: Sweet Georgia Browns