Category: "Pastry"

Chocolate Pear Hazelnut Tart

August 18th, 2014
Yield: 12 servings more »

Strawberry Kiwi Tart

May 1st, 2014
I recommend enjoying this fruit tart on a warm spring evening. Yield: 6 servings more »

Spiced Banana Muffins

June 20th, 2013
Yet another variation on banana bread, this one has a spiced taste that is a little unusual.  If you've got a few bananas sitting around and you're looking to change it up a little, give this a shot. Yield: 16 muffins more »

Berry Tart

December 24th, 2012
If you want to impress your friends with a dessert that looks great, then this is it.  You can mix up the fruit, too, if you have other favorites. Yield: 12 servings. more »

Caramel Sticky Rolls

September 3rd, 2012
What better way to wake up then to some freshly baked caramel rolls?  Cinnamon rolls, maybe?  But this is still pretty damned good. Yield: 15 rolls more »

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Banana Bread

April 5th, 2012
I love banana bread, and it can be hard to find variations on the classic so that you don't get bored.  Here's a good one that I really like. Yield: 3 loaves or 36 muffins more »

Plum Pastry

February 16th, 2012
This is quick to throw together and is surprisingly addictive.  I've found my new favorite dessert on short notice. Yield: 9 servings more »

Twisted Maple Nut Bread

December 14th, 2011
This is an aromatic and appetizing way to show off your baking skills.  If you're tired of boring old bread then give this a try and you won't regret it. Yield: 16 servings more »

Apple Crisp

November 21st, 2011
Cold fall weekend got you bummed out?  You need a warm, classic dessert like apple crisp.  Serve this up with ice cream or warm cream and you'll forget all about how cold it is outside. Yield: 6 servings more »

Banana Tarte with Caramel Sauce

October 31st, 2011
Bananas were on sale at the grocery store.  I was tempted to make more banana bread, but I've done that too many times and wanted to try something a little more ambitious.  The results were tasty .  Hand made pastry shell, an cinnamon & ginger filling,… more »

Butter Tarts

October 27th, 2011
These are a classic of Canadian cuisine.  I can remember getting excited when I'd visit Grandma and she'd pull some of these out for us to eat.  One bite and you'll be sold on them. Yield: 24 more »

Cinnamon Rolls

October 17th, 2011
Cinnamon rolls rock!  They smell great and taste even better.  You do have to plan ahead a couple hours, but they really aren't difficult to make. Yield: 15 rolls more »

Jalapeno Cheddar Scones

September 15th, 2011
A good scone recipe is hard to come by.  These have a moist texture that is delicious.  And they really don't take a whole lot of effort to make.  The secret is to keep the butter cold and knead the dough as little as possible. Yield: 8 servings more »

Peach Cobbler

August 29th, 2011
Great tasting dessert was never so easy.  It takes very little work to throw together this easy dessert that will leave your taste buds happy. Yield: 6 servings more »

Cream Puffs & Éclairs

January 10th, 2011
My brother got me a French cookbook for Christmas, and these looked so good that I had to try them.  The only real difference between cream puffs (choux) éclairs is the shape.  Otherwise, they're the same thing. more »