Whoopie! (Pies)

I’m not sure how I’ve gone my whole life without eating a Whoopie Pie but wow these are good. Credit for this recipe goes to MengBakes, one of my favourite Toronto bakers. She made them for PiDay, and they looked so delicious so I had to give them a try. Plus, this was as good…

Blood Orange Cheesecake

I’ve been eyeing the blood oranges at our local grocery store for a while now. Their colour is just so striking, and I knew I needed to do something with them. Turns out, I did a few things, and this is the first one. Everyone likes cheesecake, but sometimes cheesecake can just be too much,…

Salted Caramel Mocha Cake (featuring your new go-to chocolate cake)

Everyone needs a go-to chocolate cake recipe. A versatile cake that you can put with anything, serve anytime, and will hold up each time. This is mine. It’s the one I used on The Great Canadian Baking Show, and it’s the one that makes it into most of my layer cakes. It’s intensely chocolatey, not…

A surprising classic

I know what you’re thinking – lemon poppyseed cake? Really? Yes, really. It is really not possible to overstate how good this cake is. Simple and understated, this little cake packs a massively oversized punch. This is the “Lemon and Poppy seed cake (National Trust version)” from Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh’s new book, Sweet….

All the Sprinkles!

My mom’s birthday was in October. I told her that I was going to bake her a cake, but between work, everyone’s schedules, and this little thing I did that took over my life, it kept getting pushed back. Eventually, we got to Hanukkah and I still hadn’t made my mom’s birthday cake, so we…