Author: Heidi

Peach Pie in Lodge Cast Iron pie pan
Blog

Where have I been?

Peach Pie I made over the summer. I didn’t have a recipe, just sort of “winged it”. Turned out great. I wish I had made notes of what I did haha. I know. It’s been a while since you’ve heard from me. I can explain. When I started this blog, I wanted a place to […]

Raspberry & White Chocolate Scones
Breakfast, Other Desserts

Raspberry and White Chocolate Scones

The wild raspberries around the property are starting to ripen. We have had great weather for this fruit this year, so it should be a good bounty. Although the bushes are incredibly thorny, the flavour of wild raspberries makes it worth the scratches I always get trying to pick them. I use these raspberries in […]

Raspberry Cream Cheese Babka PIN
Breads, Breakfast

Mouth-Watering Raspberry Cream Cheese Babka

Impressive loaf but easy to make I still had some frozen wild raspberries from two seasons ago in my freezer to use up. So, raspberry cream cheese babka was on the list! I like the sweetness from the cream cheese filling with the raspberry jam and the soft, buttery brioche dough makes it that much […]

Apple Cinnamon Muffins
Muffins

Moist and Delicious Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Full of Flavour I’ve been on a bit of a muffin run lately. I like how they are quick to grab and have individual portion sizes. You don’t need to get a knife to cut a slice or a bowl and a spoon to scoop out a serving. Just grab a muffin and go. Muffins […]

Black Forest cake
Cakes

Black Forest Cake – Not Traditional

What is a traditional Black Forest Cake? A traditional Black Forest Cake is a chocolate sponge cake brushed with kirsch with a kirsch cherry filling. It is covered in whipped cream and topped with more cherries. It is not an overly sweet dessert but instead is a more complex flavours adult type dessert. My “Black […]

Cookies

Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies have just the right amount of chocolate chips and are soft and chewy. They stay soft for days in an air-tight container and make a great snack any time of the day. They are also school safe so feel free to send them along in the lunch boxes. Looking for another amazing cookie […]

Lemon Bundt Cake
Cakes

Amazing Lemon Bundt Cake Recipe

Real Lemons Make All the Difference I don’t tend to use artificial extracts in my baking. I don’t like the chemical taste most of them have. This cake is made with real lemons. Try to get good lemons as that will make a big difference. For me, in Canada, I have found Spanish lemons and […]

Homemade oreos
Cookies

Homemade Chocolate Sandwich Cookie Recipe

You can make Oreos at home I have a confession to make. I am a recovering Oreo cookie addict. I have travelled across the border to the US and bought many packages (like 15 plus packages) of various flavours of Oreo cookies and brought them back to Canada. We don’t typically get all the different […]

100% whole wheat bread
Breads

100% Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

A Hearty Sandwich Bread with an Amazing Texture We live in an amazing world where there are so many different varieties of bread for people to enjoy. If you can, I suggest trying as many types as possible since you never know when you might find your new favorite! A new favorite like this 100% […]