APRICOT COBBLER

Apricot Cobbler

Fresh fruit is now showing up at the farmers’ markets and one of the fruits in season is apricots. I didn’t want to make my usual crisp and decided on an apricot cobbler. A quick look-see showed a recipe for

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LEMON BARS

Lemon Bars with Lavender Shortbread Crust

I adore lemon bars. They are so bright and refreshing and make the perfect summer dessert. I found a lemon bars (with shortbread crust) recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction. The only change I made was to add some culinary lavender

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ICING

Fluffy Icing

I thought I would put all my icing recipes into one spot. This icing I used on my 2013 Christmas cakes and used for batch of a gingerbread cupcakes to use the rest of the icing. A smooth cream cheese flavour.

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RHUBARB BREAD PUDDING

Rhubarb Bread Pudding

Rhubarb is starting to be plentiful in the stores and our tiny new rhubarb plant isn’t near ready to harvest. So that means the start of rhubarb everything. I recently made a rhubarb cream pie and just tried another old-school

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APPLE CRISP

Apple Crisp

Apple betty, apple crisp, apple crumble, this old school, delicious dessert is not only easy to make, but loved by all. I had some apples that were at the end of their lifespan, and I really didn’t want to throw

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COCONUT ICING

Mounds Cake with Coconut Icing

For Easter dinner I had the inspiration (and craving) to make a Mounds Cake. Chocolate cake with heaps of coconut icing.  I found a recipe for the icing on Sally’s Baking Addiction. I chose it as it seemed to make

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COCONUT RICE PUDDING

Thai-style Coconut Rice Pudding

We first fell in love with Thai-style coconut rice pudding when we were at a restaurant in Edmonton, who served coconut rice pudding in chilled bowls with slices of mango. I love the more creamier style vs. a dry pudding.

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