Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake (by Pinch of Yum)

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

This cinnamon apple sugar cake by Pinch of Yum is a light and fluffy apple cake with a cinnamon sugar topping. It’s a super simple recipe – you don’t need to peel the apples, just mix everything in a bowl, spread into a pan, and top with cinnamon sugar. Goes well with vanilla ice cream […]

Oreo Cookies and Cream Cake

Oreo cookies and cream cake

(nut free, vegetarian) This Oreo cookies and cream cake is an Oreo-lovers dream. It’s a super moist and fudgy chocolate cake (using one of my favourite cake recipes from dashofsanity.com) smothered in Oreo cookie cream cheese icing and topped with more Oreos. Pairs really well with vanilla ice cream (and to coffee or tea)! Related Recipes

Warm Ginger Date Cake with Butterscotch Sauce

Ginger Date Cake

(nut free, vegetarian) The recipe is actually based on a warm date pudding recipe passed down from a family friend, and my mom made it into a ginger date cake by tweaking some of the ingredients and adding ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.  This cake is best served warm (hence the title)! However, if you aren’t serving […]

Choux Pastry (Pâte à Choux) + Pastry Cream

choux pastry filled with pastry cream

Making homemade choux pastry (also known as pâte à choux) may sound intimidating, but it’s actually quite simple (and fun!). The pastry itself uses steam to puff up into balls that are light, crispy, and filled with air. Choux pastry can be filled with a sweet pastry cream, ice cream, or whipped cream (called a “profiterole” […]

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies (by Liv B)

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is my favourite easy chocolate chip cookie recipe! They come together really quickly, use minimal ingredients, and taste amazing. Since they’re made with tub margarine, you don’t need to wait for any butter to soften, and they also don’t use any eggs (so no need to worry about egg safety!). Plus, they can be […]

Chewy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

chewy chocolate crinkle cookies

(vegetarian, nut free) These chewy chocolate crinkle cookies are the ultimate chocolate-y cookie. They almost remind me of a brownie with their slightly crunchy outside and decadent chewy inside. Not to mention, they’re about as easy to make as a cookie gets (just make sure to chill the dough for at least 4 hours). Perfect […]

Lemon Almond Shortbread Bars

lemon almond shortbread

(vegan, gluten free) If you’re a fan of shortbread and lemony desserts, these lemon almond shortbread bars are the best of both worlds. The shortbread itself is speckled with chopped almonds and lemon zest, then topped with a lemon icing drizzle. It’s also a surprisingly easy recipe, so if you’ve never made shortbread before this is a […]

Cinnamon Sugar Drop Biscuits

cinnamon sugar drop biscuits

(vegetarian, nut free) These cinnamon sugar drop biscuits are basically like little melt-in-your-mouth clouds sprinkled in cinnamon sugar. They’re the sweet counterpart to my Mozzarella Herb Drop Biscuit recipe, so if you’ve tried that recipe you know what’s up with the fluff-factor. Not to mention they’re super easy to make – just mix the dough, drop it […]

Banana Bread Mug Cake

Banana Bread Mug Cake

(vegetarian, nut free) This banana bread mug cake recipe is perfect if you’re craving banana bread but only want to make a single serving. It only takes 5 minutes, all you have to do is mix the ingredients in a mug (or small bowl) and microwave it. It’s magic, really. Feel free to add in […]

Monster Mash Skillet Cookie

monster mash skillet cookie

(vegetarian, nut free) This monster mash skillet cookie is a fun way to use up  leftover Halloween candy. It’s a giant soft and warm cookie stuffed with whatever chocolate candy bars you’d like. Pairs well with vanilla ice cream! Related Recipes

Glazed Apple Fritter Cookies

Glazed Apple Fritter Cookies

(vegetarian, nut free) If apple fritters are your favourite type of donut, then these glazed apple fritter cookies are for you! They are soft, slightly chewy, filled with cinnamon, brown sugar, chopped apples and topped with a sweet donut-inspired glaze. Related Recipes

S’mores Popcorn Mix

s'mores popcorn mix

(vegetarian, nut free) This s’mores popcorn mix is a fun way to level up popcorn. It’s essentially popcorn coated in chocolate and mixed with graham crackers and mini marshmallows. Super simple to make and only has 5 ingredients! Related Recipes

Strawberry Lime Granita Recipe

strawberry lime granita

(vegan, gluten free, nut free) This strawberry lime granita is the perfect refreshing summer frozen dessert. It only takes 4 ingredients and the bulk of the work is done by the freezer (although I won’t lie, scraping it does take some elbow grease… you’ll see what I mean). Granita is a fluffy yet crunchy Italian […]

Glazed Maple Pecan Donut Cookies

glazed maple pecan donut cookies

(vegetarian) Glazed maple pecan donut cookies, a.k.a. the cookie that tastes like a glazed maple donut (from Tim Horton’s). The maple cookie itself is soft and light, dipped in a sweet maple glaze and topped with crushed pecans. The actual cookie part isn’t super sweet, so the maple glaze is important to balance things out […]

Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Chewy peanut butter cookies stacked on a plate

(vegetarian) These chewy peanut butter cookies are one of the most popular recipes on my website! They’re crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside, filled with chopped peanuts, and simple to make. The peanut butter can even be swapped out for any nut/seed butter you have on hand. Pairs well with a cold glass […]