Recipe Post: Butter Tarts

Image courtesy of Canadian Living Magazine Butter tarts are an iconic Canadian dessert, as Canadian as Nanaimo bars, in fact (although we’ll talk about those in another post).There are tons of recipes for butter tarts out there; the simplest and easiest call for the baker to use pre-made tart shells found in the grocery store…

Recipe Post: Key Lime Bars

Another one of the items on my wedding dessert table, these key lime bars had to be hands down my favourite; the limes were so tart and floral, and they paired so well with the sweet graham crumb base, it was a definite struggle to not pick away at it after it had baked and…

Recipe Post: Colourful Spiral Cookies

Another short series I will be working on over the next little while will be to share recipes, pictures, and tutorials of the several dessert table goodies I made for my wedding last month.   Today, I shall show you how to make these awesome Colorful Spiral Cookies, courtesy of an amazing baker and cookbook author,…

Now back to our regularly scheduled programming…

Sorry for the delay in getting the next post up; I was a little busy getting married over this weekend , so I left a few things to be worked on later after the blessed event. Yes, that is correct, I am now a “Sadie, Sadie, married lady!” (if anyone has ever seen the movies…

Wedding Cake Commission – August 2013

Here are some photos of a wedding cake commission I did for a new client a few weeks ago. The bride to be wanted a very simple cake; three Madagascar vanilla tiers to serve 100 guests, with vanilla Swiss buttercream filling and fresh summer berries in each layer, covered with ivory fondant, and wrapped with…

Recipe Post: Angel Food Cake

In the midst of prep for my wedding at the end of this month (did I mention I’m making my own wedding cake AND the entire dessert table? Yes, I am just that crazy), I also agreed to make a birthday cake for a close friend’s awesome mom, who dearly loves my baking.  Because once…