Desserts

Recipe: Baklava

Recipe: Baklava

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound finely chopped, mixed nuts (walnuts, pistachios, almonds*)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 package phyllo dough
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

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Recipe: Saskatchewan Butter Tarts

I’ll bet that you can’t eat just one. It’s simply not possible!

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Recipe: Spiced Up Shortbread

Recipe: Spiced Up Shortbread

Shortbread is my favourite cookie. Citrus-scented, chocolate-dipped or plain, I love every rendition I’ve ever had. These are slightly spiced up with cinnamon, but perfect to decorate with sprinkles and share with a 3 ½ year old boy.

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Recipe: Apple Coffee Cake

Recipe: Apple Coffee Cake

This cake is sweet but not cloyingly so. It’s great as a dessert, as a decadent breakfast or as an afternoon snack when your blood sugar is a little low.

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Recipe: Coffe-Infused Bundt Cake

Recipe: Coffe-Infused Bundt Cake

You can never have enough coffee and this cake is one answer to that craving.

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Recipe: Golden Oldie Fudge

Recipe: Golden Oldie Fudge

This recipe is from Chatelaine magazine, circa 1965. Tried and true, the recipe works perfectly today with no alterations. Gorgeously sweet, buttery fudge with no apologies for calories or fat. YUM.

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