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Lemon Berry Cheesecake Trifles

I just love summer. I think that’s one of the best parts of being a teacher. Especially since, in Manitoba, we might only get 4 months of nice, warm weather to begin with. It’s been hard waking up the last few weeks. With the sunshine pouring in our windows (and our drapes don’t block out […]

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Grandma’s Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

I feel like we know each other well enough now that I can share with you a few family secrets. Like my Grandma’s Hot Fudge Sundae Cake. It’s a really big deal. My grandma has made all of her granddaughters and granddaughters-in-law a cookbook, with recipes written out by hand and pictures from cooking magazines. […]

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Lemon White Chocolate Cupcakes with Ombre Roses

Lemon and white chocolate is just such an amazing combination. I don’t know how it works… it just does. The citrusy lemon flavour and the buttery white chocolate flavour complement each other in this mysterious, wonderful way. I love this frosting recipe. I have used it a few times, with both white and semisweet chocolate, […]

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The Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

I have this thing with giving food cheesy names. As in, I’m against giving food cheesy names. I apologize if it’s something you’re really into. To each their own. Personally, when I hear the name of a recipe, I want it to tell me what’s in it. Telling me something is “Aunt Mary’s Super Special […]

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Fruit Crisp Cheesecakes

I think the week after spring break had to be the craziest week of my school year. It’s gotta be that way, right? One would think you should have saved up some energy from your week off to handle report cards, a badminton tournament, covering extra classes, having a toddler, and a food blog. By […]

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Nanaimo Fudge Brownies

Many of you will remember I posted this Nanaimo Layer Cake a while back, which was my entry for the Canadian Lentils competition. If you read anything I write, you might even remember that I made a back-up dessert, just in case my cake didn’t turn out. Enter the Nanaimo Fudge Brownies. I knew I […]

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Nanaimo Layer Cake

This is big news. BIG. News. I made you a healthy cake. No lies. Look at that cake — don’t believe me? I seriously SKIPPED my Sunday afternoon nap to write this post for you guys. That’s a big deal. This cake is a big deal.     Would you believe that that cake is […]

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Chocolate Blackberry Cheesecake Trifles

I know how this must look. I’m sure you probably think that all I ate this week was cupcakes, cookies and trifle. There are some weeks you wouldn’t be too far off the truth. This week, however, I did occasionally ingest some real food. But I’ve had such a busy week this week that the […]

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