Mocha Icing

Enough for double layered 9” round cake.

Coffee ~ Gingerbread Squares

I’m working on a menu for an upcoming three-day catering job, and my mind is full of all sorts of different baking for this group. Besides their three meals a day, we keep a fresh fruit, baking & beverage counter stocked for them all weekend. Muffins, cookies, coffee cakes, and then always something yummy mid-afternoon,…

Brown Butter Icing

A slightly nutty flavoured icing which is an excellent topping for banana cake, spice cake, and other family favourites.

Fluffy Lemon Buttercream

Every year at this time, our community celebrates a woman who has quietly volunteered to make our community a better place. Whether it’s through education, seniors outreach, communication, the environment, or many other facets, it all gets done by volunteers. The program started a decade or so ago, and now the past recipients make a…

Lemon Coconut Chiffon Cake

There is something very special about a light and fluffy chiffon cake.  Usually they are fragrantly laced with citrus, and are beautiful when served simply with some fresh macerated fruit with the juices wicking into the crumb. They also work really well when you want to make a great presentation cake.  This recipe uses coconut…