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Mocha Baileys Yule Log Cake

Here’s one last recipe to round off my holiday baking. Yule log, bûche de Noël – whatever you want to call this cake, it is delicious and festive and I think close to being the best thing I have ever made. So let’s dig in, shall we? Continue reading “Mocha Baileys Yule Log Cake”

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White Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

The holidays aren’t over until I say they’re over! These cupcakes were an addition to my boyfriend’s Christmas gift and they were a huge hit. These cupcakes are delicious, with a near close favourite icing that I’ve ever made before. Here they are, white chocolate peppermint cupcakes – yummmm! Continue reading “White Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes”

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4 Great Mug Cake Recipes

Mug cakes are the cutest things! And a great way to give yourself (or a loved one) a quick and easy sweet treat. Plus, if you’re looking for a last-minute Christmas gift, these can all be easily put into mason jars, decorated, and gifted! I did this, and they were a hit. I chose these four recipes with gifting in mind, so I wanted to keep them as simple as possible and with as little wet ingredients as possible (which people will obviously have to fill in themselves, since those won’t keep). These worked perfectly, and are so, so yummy! Continue reading “4 Great Mug Cake Recipes”

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Christmas!

I hope everyone had the best Christmas ever, or whichever holiday is it you celebrated, if any – I hope you had the very best weekend!

Christmas is one of my favourite times of year. Everyone just seems happier, everything looks festive, there is wonder everywhere. And one of the things that I was most excited about getting to do was visiting the VanDusen Gardens Festival of Lights, which is a yearly light set up in the gardens, and it is so festive and so pretty, and something that I now want to go see every year. Continue reading “Christmas!”

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Eggnog Cupcakes with Eggnog Cream Cheese Icing

It’s time for some festive baking! And who doesn’t love a good nog-infused treat? I’ve been super excited to try making something with eggnog and now that I’ve done it, I must say, it was an excellent choice. These cupcakes are really yummy, with just enough hint of eggnog to feel festive but not so much that you couldn’t drink a glass of eggnog along with them. Try them for yourselves! Continue reading “Eggnog Cupcakes with Eggnog Cream Cheese Icing”