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)

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

Swiss Apple Tart (Apfelwähe)

So it was J's mum's 60th this past weekend and we needed to do some celebrating! Marjo, usually does all the birthday treats for the rest of us and I wanted to make something for her this year. One of her favourite desserts is Swiss Apple Tart and that was her request for her birthday. This … Continue reading Swiss Apple Tart (Apfelwähe)

Day 7: Sour Cream Glazed Doughnuts

Old fashioned sour cream doughnuts and timbits from Tim Hortons are my favourite kind of doughnuts, and not something I get to have very often over here in Scotland. While, not strictly anything to do with holiday, I usually get to have one around Christmas time when we visit my family for the holidays. I … Continue reading Day 7: Sour Cream Glazed Doughnuts

Day 3: Peppermint Mocha Scones

These are absolutely delicious! They are such a nice balance of peppermint and chocolate and definitely not too sweet. The scone itself is crumbly and rich with the icing adding a lovely sweet note through. I think these make a really nice pudding in the evening. They are really good for a nice holiday treat … Continue reading Day 3: Peppermint Mocha Scones

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

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

These have made my house smell so ridiculously good and I am very excited to share the recipe, but first a few updates. I did a quick batch of cookies 'n' cream fudge the other day and Katie has now given me a rating! She says 10/10! I think she might be being nice to … Continue reading Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars

It seems like I have really been going crazy for baking with apples this month! Green apples and cinnamon is a very fall flavour to me. So far the bakes I have done have all tasted really nice and this one is definitely a winner too! This recipe was inspired by a blog post, I … Continue reading Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars