Dirt Cupcakes

One of the best things about baking is getting creative with decorating. Its been a long time since I did decorate cupcakes so I was excited to do different. Occasionally, I would make snacks for my department meeting. For this meeting, we were talking about our gardens so I decided to make dirt cupcakes! (Not…

S’mores Cookies

This cold winter has made me miss the warm fire and roasting marshmallows. The nice toasted outside and gooey centers. Then using these delicious melted goo balls for making s’mores with graham crackers and chocolate. It is the perfect combo to beat the winter blues. Begin by preheating the oven to 375 degree F. Prepare…

Avocado Truffles

This is a super easy recipe when you want a sweet treat or need a quick sweet to bring over for a holiday party. All you need are two ingredients: avocado and dark chocolate chips. Make sure your avocado is nice and ripe. Mash one avocado until it is nice and smooth. You can use…

Chocolate Haupia Pie

Haupia pie is a delicious and easy pie that is served in Hawaii. I love the creamy coconut flavour. Begin by baking a pre-made pie crust according to the directions on the box. Once cooked, let it cool to room temperature. In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup whole milk with 5 tablespoons of cornstarch…

Chocolate Vegan Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

Some days you just want a chocolate cupcake but sometimes you don’t have eggs or milk. Here is a vegan cupcake that is sure to satisfy your craving. (*note – I did make a double batch in the pictures) In a mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients: 1 cup flour, 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder,…

Marshmallow Mousse

This is an easy dessert that leaves you wanting more. All you need is marshmallows, coconut milk and chocolate chips. In a large pot, add 1 can coconut milk. On medium heat, heat up the coconut milk and then add the marshmallows. I used an entire bag of large marshmallows. Small marshmallows would work as…

Sourdough Nutella Brownie

My love of baking is something that keeps me sane during these last couple of weeks. Some of you know that I recently had a baby (almost 3 months!). That means my creativity and spare time went down the window. Sleep deprived and constantly looking after a little one took its toll on my creative…

White Chocolate Pistachio Bark

Making white chocolate bark is a great way to treat someone you love. It looks beautiful, tastes great and is easy. For this recipe, I used white chocolate, pistachios, freeze dried strawberries, lavender and salted cherry blossoms. The green, red and pinks look fantastic against the white chocolate. This recipe also doesn’t have exact measurements…

Summer Chocolate Bark

The heat this summer has been something we have not experienced before. Last week we experienced a major heat wave and I completely forgot that I had a bag of chocolate chips in the cupboard. Well our kitchen gets really warm and you guessed it, the entire bag melted. This week I decided to use…

Chocolate Cake for Two

During the pandemic its been hard to meet up with friends, family and loved ones. Home baked items also has been harder to share since a lot of people hesitate to give something that might be contaminated. I still love baking but without being able to share my goodies, I’ve slowly stopped making anything. This…