The Holidays are my favourite time of year. They are a time where we gather with friends and family to celebrate the love for one another. And to remember and celebrate the life of the Lord. The lights. The decorations. The tree. The Nativity. The music. and… THE FOOD! No matter where you find yourself throughout the season, there is sure to be an abundance of food and treats to enjoy. I know for us no matter if we just stop in somewhere or if people stop over to visit with us, you are sure to find a plate of sweets on the table. We bake early in the season, pop everything in the freezer and take it out as needed throughout the month. We are blessed with amazing friends and family and we love to treat them. Traditions are something we all hold near to our hearts and it’s that warm feeling that makesView Post
As we progress down our caking path we are constantly looking for ways to improve what we already know. Sometimes learning something new can take quite some time to master,View Post
Pumpkin spice is all the rage and this cake will not let down the pumpkin spice lover in your life!
This tender crumb is moist and delicately spiced with the warm spices of the season. Cinnamon, ginger, clove and nutmeg marry beautifully to give you a bite of fall and will have your taste buds dancing!
As cake artists we are often challenged with the task of creating cakes that don’t actually look like cakes. For me this style of cake is my favourite, it allowsView Post
Peanut butter is just one of those foods that brings us back to a place in our lives that we never want to forget, it’s nostalgic. I remember growing upView Post
Year after year I am faced with the challenge (well actually 4 times a year) of what will I make for my kids (and wife’s) birthday. While the kids areView Post
If it weren’t for mom I wouldn’t be half the baker I am today. I truly got my start in the kitchen growing up and learning from her. She wasView Post
So before you turn your nose up, and stop reading, trust me … Ok well you may not know me from Joe, so trust may be a stretch, it isView Post
Week one of Spring Baking Championship in the books and WOAH what a rush! As if putting parsley in my cake wasn’t a challenge enough, I had to make aView Post
Pastry cream is more commonly known as custard, a mixture of milk and egg yolks typically cooked to thicken.
Using a good quality vanilla bean definitely elevates a good pastry cream to the next level and gives you a beautifully aromatic custard with rich vanilla flavor,
and those specs, those glorious vanilla been seeds… swoon!