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 are younger the themes are usually pretty simple and straight forward, the challenge comes when you need to figure out how crazy I will go withView 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 was always known in the family and among her friends as the queen of baked goods (still to this day honestly) She always had the bestView 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 a 3D chocolate decoration for my cake. I’ll be honest with you here, the decoration saved me. I honestly had NO idea what IView 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!
Have you been searching for the perfect brownie? Well I am going to be so bold to say that I have EXACTLY that. This brownie is moist, chewy and full of rich chocolate flavour. The edges bake nice and crispy while the center stay, extremely soft and gooey! These brownies make the perfectView Post
Do you need a last minute Valentine’s Day gift? Or simply struggling to find the perfect gift? These Valentine’s Day brownies are SURE to be a hit, leaving your Valentine begging for more… Now now… get your mind out of there! Begging for more brownies, seriously these simple yet delicious chewy brownies are hard toView Post
Do you love to entertain for the holidays? Do you want your guest to rave about your holiday offerings? Do you love cupcakes? … ok, that was a rhetorical question. We’ve all seen a cupcake wreath done over and over, but I’m about to show you a whole new world of cupcakes! You may haveView Post
Ok, ok, ok…. Settle, I know you are just as excited about this one as I am! Seriously though, cheesecake, pumpkin, latte, NO BAKE! … I mean really how could you not love this I am such a fan of layered desserts and especially fond of the ones layered in mason jars. Mason jars areView Post
“Shiny” Cakes are all the rage. They are stunning to look at and seem like they take a master to make them. Well I have some good news, I’m no master, and I CAN MAKE ‘EM! The important thing to remember is to have a SUPER cold dessert, preferably frozen overnight and ensuring that theView Post
This recipe comes to us from Kara’s Couture Cakes However being a little lazier than she, I cut one more corner… This cream is AMAZING for entremets (you know those shiny cakes…) It’s sturdier than a mousse, and SUPER quick and simple. Traditionally Diplomat cream is made using Pastry Cream (Got an AMAZING recipe for that here) Kara cutsView Post