Blackberry Red Walnut Scones {#vegan}

Blackberry Red Walnut Scones {#vegan}

The trick to tender and flaky scones, even when they are vegan, is to not over mix the dough. Mix the dry ingredients together then add the honey (or your favourite liquid sweetener) and coconut oil. Mix well with your fingers to get a fine crumb. Yes, this is like making pastry.

Strawberry Cupcakes, two ways

Strawberry Cupcakes, two ways

My daughter celebrated her birthday with a girls-only sleepover this weekend. We had cupcakes, giggles and lots of screaming.  So much screaming. I didn’t know little girls could be so loud together. On their own they are so quiet. This is a vegan cupcake and it is...
Chocolate Saltine Toffee (Christmas Crack)

Chocolate Saltine Toffee (Christmas Crack)

I’ve updated this post with new photos and formatting. This popular holiday recipe for Chocolate Saltine Toffee deserved an update and Zoe was kind enough to help me out this time. We call this stuff Christmas Crack in our house – mostly because it is hard...
Flourless chocolate cake

Flourless chocolate cake

  Well, May has come and gone along with numerous birthdays, holidays and celebrations. In fact, the birthdays are not yet over – more to came in June, including my own.  Although I didn’t bake myself goodies, since a) baking for others has done...
Plum Almond Tart

Plum Almond Tart

This Plum Almond Tart makes a stunning dessert and will coordinate perfectly on your fall table.  The plums will turn a ruby-red colour, sweet and jammy.   The original recipe called for 1/4 cup of amaretto (duh — the almonds).  However, every time I have made...