74 of The Best sweets Recipes on the Internet

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Flour Bakery’s Famous Banana Bread

Have you guys ever seen a banana tree in real life? They’re kind of freaky looking. I think I’ve seen them before when I was a kid visiting Thailand with my parents, but I must have put them out of my…

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Carrot-Coconut Bunny Loaf

Happy Easter Friday! I don’t usually celebrate Easter, unless peeps topped cakes or potato buns count as a celebration…for the record, they definitely count in my books. This Easter I’m not going to be home so I won’t get to do my usual…

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Cookies and Cream Affogato and a Giveaway!

Do you have a case of the Tuesdays? Well, cheer up because free coffee is back at McCafe from February 29 – March 6th! Celebrate by sending your loved ones a coffee gram to connect over a free McCafé coffee. I’m…

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Chocolate and Cream Cheese Black Bottom Cupcakes

We have a bulk store that’s kind of sort of (not really at all) close to our house that I like to visit because you never know when you need just five corn chips. I love it because you can do…

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Conversation Heart Sugar Cookies

It’s been so long since I’ve experienced Valentine’s day in elementary school – do they still give out Valentines? I used to have so much fun making Valentines in school. I was pretty into the arts and crafts hour. Do…

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Gingerbread Corgi Cookies

I know the season of gingerbread is over, but I couldn’t resist making these little gingerbread corgis. I get that gingerbread is associated with Christmas, but I think it’s really a winter cookie; I love the warmth of the spices…

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Flourless Pistachio Almond Loaf

I made this little loaf last week, on a whim. I was feeling a loaf craving and wanted something moist and just a little bit dense. Basically, I wanted the opposite of light and airy. I wanted a loaf with…

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Marzipan Chocolate Chip Cookies

How the heck did Christmas sneak up so quickly!? I’ve been so busying being jet-lagging, baking, and merry making that I didn’t even notice that Christmas is in two days! What are your plans? Mine involve a Christmas-y hot pot…

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Mint Snowman Marshmallows

The first time I ever made homemade marshmallows was a failure. I didn’t have a Kitchen-Aid back then, or even a hand-mixer and my arms got very, very tired. I whisked and whisked and whisked and whisked, but my marshmallows never…

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Festive Caramel Corn and Rice Krispie Mix

My family isn’t huge on sweet treats, but Christmas time is treat time. We have a few favorites: an incredibly buttery butter pound cake that smells insanely delicious while baking, melt-in-your-mouth short bread cookies, and caramel corn, or as my…

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Mini Puff Pastry Apple Rose Recipe

Do you guys ever see stuff on Pinterest or Facebook and become obsessed? It happens to me quite a lot, probably because I look at so many food photos. But it’s rare that I keep thinking about it and thinking…

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All Edges Brownie Cookies

There’s something about baking cookies that makes a house super warm and inviting. Mike and I are back home after being away for a little while and I’ve fallen in love with our house all over again. I love knowing…

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Avocado Bread: like banana bread, but with avocados

Oh so long ago, back when I was still in high school, my mom came home from work one day clutching a photocopied hand-written banana bread recipe. I wasn’t impressed, but she claimed it was the recipe for the best…

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Pumpkin Spice Tim Tam Cookies

I’m slightly obsessed with Australia, but it tends to go in waves. When I was a kid, I was fascinated by koala bears, Savage Garden (heehee), and Australian accents. For some reason or other though, Australia fell off the map,…

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Cotton Candy Affogato

Cotton candy: the stuff childhood dreams are built of. There’s just something about its inherent fluffiness and pastel colors that never fails to put a smile on my face. When I was a kid, I used to dream about going…

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Mini Blueberry Galettes

I don’t have a super-cute story about me picking blueberries in the summertime on the side of the road. I wish I did, but blueberries weren’t really part of my childhood – I’m not sure why, but we never ate…

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Homemade Fudgesicle Brownie Pops

All it takes is a couple of bars from that familiar tune of the ice cream man: instantly I’m five again, equal parts nervous and excited. Whenever my brother and I heard that da duh da duh da duh, we’d…

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Lemon Shortbread

Here’s a not-so-secret about me: I’m obsessed with cute things. I like all things kawaii, but I especially love bunnies. It all stems from my very favorite bunny from childhood, Bunny. Yup, I named my stuffed bunny, Bunny. It’s not particularly…

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Red White & Blue Mini Pavlovas

Yesterday was Canada Day and it’s just about the Fourth of July! I made these mini red white and blue pavlovas as a nod to everyone celebrating. I wanted to make a Canadian flag out of mini pavlovas, but no matter how many times…

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Classic Chocolate Birthday Cake

I made this cake for a self-proclaimed cake hater. But, first let me explain what this cake is supposed to look like. If you grew up in Canada in the late 80s, you’ll remember McCain’s Deep ‘n Delicious chocolate cake. It’s…

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Banh Tieu Recipe: The Vietnamese Donuts You Never Knew You Loved

It’s National Donut Day! Last year I waffled up some donuts for a delicious hybrid wonut (waffle-donut) and this year I decide to go with a donut that you’ve probably never seen before: banh tieu, a deliciously deep-fried Vietnamese donut….

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How to Make Basic, Great Chocolate Chip Cookies

I recently got a sunny yellow background for photos and I’ve been playing around with it – something about yellow makes me absurdly happy. Which is funny because Mike has a yellow car, but I’ve been after him to paint…

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Superfood Chocolate Coconut Pancakes

Picture the perfect brunch scene: fluffy pancakes patiently waiting for syrup to rain down. The coffee’s hot, the pancakes are golden, the whipping cream is cool, and the syrup is warmed. Your knife slides effortlessly into the tender little rounds and…

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How to make: Fruity Pebble Pancakes

Are you a pancake experimenter? Usually I keep my pancakes plain (aside from chocolate chips) and let the toppings be as wild as possible. I find that it’s a good compromise if I’m making pancakes for a bunch of people…

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Fruity Pebble Meringues

When I was little and the pickiest eater in all the land, one of the few things that my mom knew I would consistently eat was sugary cereal. You know how they say that you should let picky kids just…

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Hello Spring! Crispy Coconut Waffles with Mango

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Mini Green Tea Chocolate No-Bake Ice Box Cake Recipe

  I had a lovely ladies lunch of pulled pork pizza with my dear friend Lyndsay yesterday. It was a gorgeously sunny day and afterwards we wandered over to a newly opened ice cream place for swirls of soft serve with cornflakes, matcha,…

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Beeramisu: like tiramisu, but with beer

Are you guys fans of Valentine’s day? I’m kind of neutral about the whole affair, but I’ve got to say: I absolutely LOVE all the cute red and pink heart-shaped treats that come out right about now. I can spend a good…

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Sunday Brunch: 1 Hour Mini Cinnamon Buns with Whisky Cream Cheese Frosting

I love cinnamon buns. So much so that I purposely plan my way through the mall to avoid Cinnabon. If I end up smelling them, I’ll end up buying one and eating the whole thing. Which isn’t such a bad…

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Mini Pistachio Matcha Raspberry Puff Pastry Mille Feuille Jars

Do you have a favorite color? Usually I cop out and say that all of the colors are my favorite (yes, even brown!), but if I search deep into the depths of my soul…I’d have to say that I’m quite…

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Flourless Meyer Lemon Almond Loaf Cake Recipe

It’s a brand-new year and a brand-new I am a Food Blog! Okay, not completely brand-new, but Mike did do a little re-design, which you can read a little bit about here. The start of a new year usually means…

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Cookies for Santa: The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Usually I feel a little weird saying “the best.” I hear it/see it a lot, but I tend to reserve the best for, well, the best. Inevitably, this means I don’t use “the best” as a modifier very often. That being said,…

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Treats to Make and Gift: a Recipe Round-Up

Come Christmas, I’m all about the baked goods, all the time. So just in case you’re not sure what you’re going to bake this year, I have a quick little round up from my archives for you.

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Sunday Brunch: Epic Rice Cooker Pancake Recipe

If you wander around Tokyo, you’ll start to notice random line ups outside restaurants. People might be politely queuing for that ultimate bowl of ramen, a bag of artisanal popcorn, or (and this is the most likely) a plate of…

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Matcha Coconut Macaroons Recipe: Holiday Cookies with a Twist

Christmas time means cookies and around these parts, Christmas cookies most definitely mean macaroons. No, I don’t mean those delicate, finicky French macaron – I mean crisp and coconutty haystacks. A good coconut macaroon is a delicious thing: mounded, crisp…

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Totoro Black Sesame Donuts Recipe

Totoro week continues with these black sesame Totoros! Be sure to check out Lyndsay’s Totoro cake tutorial and my Totoro apple pie pancakes! Do you guys ever picture something coming out perfectly? Maybe this is a weird quirk of mine,…

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Mini Swedish Chocolate Cake Recipe

I don’t know about you guys, but I totally have internet crushes. When I find a blog I like, I fall hard and I fall fast. I can easily spend hours that should be spent doing something productive going way, way…

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Syrup Recipe

It’s finally October! October means two things: 1.) Pumpkin season has begun in earnest and 2.) I will not apologize or hide my pumpkin obsession any longer. Everyone makes fun of pumpkin spice, but you know what? Millions of people can’t be wrong. Pumpkin…

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Coconut Almond Rice Krispie Treat Recipe

Rice Krispie treats bring me straight back to childhood. There were one of the first things I made in the kitchen. I remember bringing a rice krispie treat home to share with my mom (my daycare teacher did a lesson on measuring)…

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Peach Pistachio Caramel Crumble Recipe

I used to LOVE eating canned peaches. The syrupy sweetness, the strange canned mealy texture, the convenience of those little snack cups – they were the perfect treat for my five-year-old self. I can’t remember the last time I ate canned…

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