Pumpkin Crumble Muffins

Nothing says autumn like pumpkin spice. These Pumpkin Crumble muffins are soft, fluffy and flavoured with our favourite fall spices: cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. The crumb topping is the best part of these muffins, so don’t skip it!! Looking for more pumpkin recipes? Check out my Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake or Pumpkin Walnut Bread. Ingredients:…

Apple Spice Oatmeal Cookies

These chewy fall-flavoured cookies are filled with sweet apples and warm cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. It’s important to squeeze the excess liquid from the grated apples before adding them to the batter to prevent the cookies from getting soggy. You can also add walnuts or pecans to this recipe for extra texture and crunch. Ingredients:…

Blueberry Lemon Cake

This easy to make summer cake is filled with sweet blueberries and bright lemon zest. The buttermilk in this recipe adds a little tang and lots of moisture to the crumb. I like to top this cake with a dusting of powdered sugar. Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt…

Limoncello Loaf Cake

This light and lemony Limoncello Loaf cake is the perfect spring dessert! This easy-to-make cake is flavoured with Limoncello liqueur, fresh lemon zest and drizzled with a citrusy glaze. If you don’t have Limoncello, you can replace it with lemon vodka or one teaspoon of lemon extract. Looking for more lemon desserts? Check out my…

Carrot Cake Cookies

These cake-like cookies are filled with grated carrots, crunchy pecans and sweet cinnamon. They’re decadent topped with a cream cheese frosting –but just as delicious without the icing. This recipe calls for bread flour, as opposed to all-purpose flour. The reason for this is that any cookie that incorporates fresh grated fruits or veggies, such…

Seriously Fudgy Brownies

When you bite into a chocolate brownie, you might think you’re enjoying a simple, uncomplicated treat, But, there’s a science to creating the perfect brownie. Now, there are two different camps of people when it comes to brownies: the cakey brownie people and the chewy brownie people. I believe the perfect brownies are chewy, oooey-gooey,…

Maple Pecan Banana Bread

This delicious version of banana bread includes sticky sweet maple syrup and pecans. A crunchy pecan topping adds great texture. I like to drizzle this loaf cake with a simple icing, but it’s just as delicious without it. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 2…

Peach Crumble

Fruit crumbles are my all-time favourite treat to bake in the summer because they are so simple to make, you can use any variety of in-season fruit and they can be served warm (with ice cream, of course) or at room temperature. The perfect ending to a summer BBQ or picnic! Looking for more sweet…

Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

These fruit-filled muffins are a great way to make use of the rhubarb growing tall in our gardens at the tail-end of spring — also the time when the first strawberries of the season show up in the local markets. Greek yoghurt makes these muffins super tender and a hint of almond flavouring adds a…

Healthy Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

The first time I made these cookies my kids gobbled them up before I even had the chance to worry about whether or not they would like them. These are refined sugar, flour and egg-free — but delicious in every way. You can customize them with add-ins of your choice; my favourites are sunflower seeds,…

Almond & Pear Cake

The delicate flavours of pear and almond come together perfectly in this delicious snacking cake. This is a dense, moist cake that is studded with pieces of sweet, ripe pears. If you like a more intense almond flavour, you can replace the vanilla extract with almond extract. The sliced pears and slivered almond that decorate…

Lemon Yoghurt Loaf Cake

If you love lemon-flavoured desserts, this loaf cake will not disappoint. The Greek yoghurt in this recipe creates a super moist cake which is then brushed with a bright lemon syrup as soon as it comes out of the oven. It’s a lemon-lover’s dream! Looking for more lemon recipes? Check our my Lemon Crinkle Cookies…