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: 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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Recipe: Lion Cake (Chocolate Birthday Cake)

Recipe: Lion Cake (Chocolate Birthday Cake)

I made this cake for Leith for his 2nd birthday and he loved it. It was quite simple to make and very impressive…to a 2 year-old who has a passion for lions.

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Recipe: Apple “Puff” Pancake

Recipe: Apple “Puff” Pancake

This is a delicious way to treat yourself to a decadent but extremely simple breakfast. It would also make a delicious dessert, served perhaps with a dollop of maple whipped cream.

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Recipe: Chocolate Birthday Cake

Recipe: Chocolate Birthday Cake

This is your quintessential chocolate birthday cake – rich and tasty with a easily spreadable icing all over. The coffee in the batter really defines and enhances the flavour of the chocolate cake – makes it a little more robust than it would taste without it.

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