Easy Icebox Cake

This week was my son’s birthday so I thought I would make him a cake. Well I decided to go for easy, because you know me, I love easy and quick. Well this is probably as easy as it gets. Basically you only need 4 ingredients (whipping cream, wafers, vanilla and sugar) and you do…

Celery Root and Carrot Almond Cake

One day I needed a cake made from celery root and it needed to be gluten free. I found a recipe for this gluten free almond cake and thought it would be a good base for the celery root cake. Celery root has a mild celery taste but is more like a potato when cooked….

Raw Cashew Strawberry Cheesecake

Removing dairy from my baking has been really hard especially if you knew how much I love cheesecake. This recipe was inspired from Isa Chandra who does amazing vegan and vegetarian food. Her cooking is tasty and wholesome without making things artificial. Soak 3 cups of cashews overnight or for at least 3 hours. Soaking…

Easy DIY Smash Cake

My son just turned 1!  For his birthday we decided to make a smash cake.  I did some research and saw that there were a lot of “healthy” smash cakes.  I did think about making one of those but decided that it was not worth it since he probably wouldn’t be eating a lot of…

Vanilla Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Icing

Canada day is coming up and what better way to celebrate than with cupcakes, vanilla cupcakes with maple cream cheese frosting to be exact!  What is more Canadian than maple syrup. The vanilla cupcakes are easy to make. You just need flour, baking powder, eggs, sugar, milk, oil, vanilla extract and water.  Cream the sugar…

Ketchup Cake

I came across this recipe and thought it would be interesting to try. I was nervous because ketchup was not a typical cake flavour and I was worried it would be overwhelming. There was also mixed reviews for this cake. Not wanting to have huge cake, I decided to make half the recipe. This way,…

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake can be tricky business. There are many different recipes on the internet that finding the perfect one can be tricky. I scoured the web for hours looking for something easy, simple ingredients and with great reviews. Finally, I found a recipe on Add a Pinch that looked amazing so I decided to give it…

Blueberry and Rhubarb Streusel

I am a big believer of clearing out your freezer after a couple of weeks. You don’t want to keep things in there too long because they will lose their taste and will get frost bite. Currently in my freezer, there was a large bag of rhubarb and a large bag of blueberries. The other…

Pear Polenta Cake

There are many different cakes and I wanted to try something new. In my cupboard, there was polenta that had been sitting around for awhile and I wanted to get rid of it. I decided to see if there was a dessert I could make with it. After googling, I found a recipe for  upside…

Apple Sour Cream Pound Cake

One thing that I enjoy about my grandma’s house is the fruit trees she has in her back yard.  One thing that I hate is picking all the fruit and trying to figure out what to do with them.  You know … eat it now or eat it later.  I did make apple sauce with…

Dairy-free Ice Cream Cake

Having restrictions in your diet doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy what you eat.  You just need to find ways to work around it. It allows you to try new things and expand your food choices. My sister just recently stopped having dairy. I guess that is a good thing because dairy isn’t really that…

Mille – Crepe Cake with Matcha Filling

A mille-crepe cake is a cake made of 20 layers of crepes. This version of the crepe cake uses a matcha whip cream filling instead of the classic pastry cream. I love the look of this cake when it is cut! Start by making the crepes. This is the longest and tedious task!! I used…