6 inch Blueberry Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients  Crust 1 Cup Graham Cracker Crumbs 4 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2 tbsp granulated sugar A small amount of melted and cooled, or very soft butter for brushing.  Blueberry Sauce 1 cup fresh blueberries (frozen can be used) 2 tbsp granulated sugar 1 tsp lemon zest 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 1/2Continue reading “6 inch Blueberry Cheesecake Recipe”

Remembering My “Great Canadian Baking Show” audition

This past week was my two year anniversary of my successful in person audition for the Third Season of the Great Canadian Baking Show. My friend Cj suggested I write about the experience and I thought it was a great idea, so here we are. My audition was scheduled to begin at 9:30 in theContinue reading “Remembering My “Great Canadian Baking Show” audition”

Pandemic Baking and What I Have Learned

Like the rest of us I have been spending a lot more time at home than I usually would since March of 2020. There have been times where I have not left my property for weeks on end. Working from home means you can do things during the day that you couldn’t before so bakingContinue reading “Pandemic Baking and What I Have Learned”

Apple Cinnamon Cupcakes

These are are fun to make, especially with kids. This recipe will make 12-15 cupcakes. For the cupcakes1/2 cup (1 stick or 115g) unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled2/3 cup (135g) packed light or dark brown sugar 1/3 cup (65g) granulated sugar2 large eggs, at room temperature1/2 cup buttermilk2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract1 1/2 cups (190g) all-purpose flour1/2 cup quick oats (50g)1/4 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon baking powder1/2Continue reading “Apple Cinnamon Cupcakes”

Gluten Free Lemon Lavender Shortbread

These are not only gluten free, but dairy free too! They can be a bit fragile during baking so they need to be chilled before putting in the oven to bake. Because of the difference in weights between flour blends I have used volume measurements instead of weight for this recipe. Lavender can be foundContinue reading “Gluten Free Lemon Lavender Shortbread”