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…

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…

Red. Velvet. Cinnamon. Buns.

I feel like nothing really needs to be said beyond the title. What more can I say? Red Velvet Cinnamon Buns. Oh ya, how about Valrhona chocolate chunks, and cream cheese icing? This started off as a birthday breakfast, and is pulling double duty as a Valentine’s Day brunch. The buns themselves are soft and…

Babka Buns

Stick with me here – this is a long one, but oh boy is it ever worth it. I like Babka. I know what you’re thinking. “Obviously you like babka, Corey. Everyone likes babka!” What’s there not to like? Babka is a deliciously soft, sweet bread, filled with chocolate or whatever else you feel like…

Cranberry Curd and White Chocolate Tart

I know, I know. My pie for the Great Canadian Baking Show’s “elegant pie or tart” challenge fell short of the “elegant” mark. So we’re calling this my redemption tart. I can do elegant darnit! All joking aside, that pear/hazelnut/chocolate pie was delicious and I’ll post the recipe soon, but I wanted to show that…

You don’t need to be a zombie to eat this brain…

Well, it’s not actually a brain, but it sort of looks like one, doesn’t it? A few weeks ago, I was browsing one of my favourite food blogs¬†slash instagrams and came upon their description of this odd bread addition they call ‘Dutch Crunch’. Essentially, it’s a yeast/rice flour mixture which adds some texture and visual…