Tag Archives: Dessert

Christmas Dessert Recipe: Broken Window Glass Cake

Christmas Dessert Recipes: Broken Window Glass Cake

I know, I know – Christmas already?! Two things: 1) this dessert has been sitting in my Drafts folder since last January and I want to make sure that I don’t forget about this season! and 2) Christmas isn’t as far away as you might think!  As with many of my favourite recipes that I post here, this Christmas dessert recipe ... Read More »

No Bake Rhubarb Torte


  What a difference one week makes! That #rhubarb looks ripe for the picking!! #rhubarbpie #rhubarbpopsicles A photo posted by jennvb (@jennvb) on May 6, 2015 at 7:43am PDT  Is your rhubarb ready for picking, yet? I’ve already picked 4 times from my patch in the back yard and it’s only May 19th! We’ve had Rhubarb Basil Pizza, Strawberry Rhubarb ... Read More »

Dairy Free Cream Puffs #GayLeaMom

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I’ve done a lot of baking over the years, but I’ve always been intimidated by fancy pastries. I can manage cookies, cakes and pies, but anything beyond that is beyond me! But after an adventure making campfire eclairs with my sister, using just a few ingredients, we thought we should adapt that to an oven recipe. We also decided to ... Read More »

Easy Chocolate Strawberry Hearts

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Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and I’ve been trying to figure out what I should make for dinner & dessert – now that we’ve got two kids and less money, we’ll probably be staying at home for dinner. I admit – this is one of those Pinterest projects that I saw when I first got onto Pinterest and thought, “Wow! That ... Read More »

Sour Cream Apple Crisp Bars & KitchenAid Giveaway #GayLeaMom

Sour Cream Apple Crisp Bars

Our family has always loved apple crisp. And my 7-year old often tells me that the one thing that would make it better would be vanilla ice cream on top! Well, isn’t everything better with ice cream on top?!! We don’t often have ice cream in the house, so I thought I’d experiment with a way of getting that vanilla-y, ... Read More »

Campfire Eclairs from Refrigerator Crescent Rolls

Campfire Eclairs

First: Yes, I know. This idea is absolutely AMAZING. And I can’t take credit for it in the least. I saw the post while I was stumbling one day and landed on The Bigler’s Best Belly Pleasers post for Campfire Eclairs. My first and only reaction was I need to make these, and I need to make them RIGHT NOW. Of ... Read More »

No Bake Grasshopper Pie #LMDConnector

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This no bake Grasshopper Pie isn’t so much a pie, but it’s definitely a very tasty dish. We were headed to a Holiday Monday BBQ and I left myself too little time to make dessert, so I headed straight to my No Bake Treats board on Pinterest.  Follow Jennifer VanOosten’s board No Bake Treats on Pinterest. I used the recipe from ... Read More »

Easter Treats: Meringue & Coconut Birds Nests

Meringue Cup Coconut Birds Nest for Easter

Just a few days ago, I posted a recipe for Inside Out Lemon Meringue Pie – I had a few meringue cups left after everyone was served, and my 3 year old son was wondering why I had birds nests sitting on the counter. That got me thinking. I grabbed a package of shredded coconut and tossed a cup of ... Read More »

Inside Out Lemon Meringue Pie

Inside Out Lemon Meringue Pie

When I saw Sober Julie’s Meringue Cups on Facebook the other day, I knew that I had to try them out. As soon as I saw the photos, my mind started mulling over the possible fillings for such a cute and beautiful dessert vessel! It didn’t take me long to decide that my first go with this recipe would be ... Read More »

Minion Birthday Cake


Thank you to Jenn and Marya for invitng me to do a guest post. My kids love the movies Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2. Of course, their favourite characters are the Minions. What is not to love about those goofy yellow characters?  My son, E, recently turned 6 so a Minion birthday cake was a perfect fit for him. ... Read More »