Skillet Olive Oil Apple Cake

With American Thanksgiving approaching, I've still got apples on my mind.  Whenever I make apple cake, I always use olive oil in place of butter.  It adds a lovely depth of flavour and moisture while still keeping a light texture. This skillet cake is no different, and the apples on top create even more moisture, … Continue reading Skillet Olive Oil Apple Cake

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Caramelized Apple Pecan Cake

Do you ever see a good deal on something and just go for it without thinking of the ramifications or whether it will fit in your fridge/closet?  That was me this weekend. I bought a big basket of apples because I love Fiji apples and it was a good deal, then got home and realized … Continue reading Caramelized Apple Pecan Cake

Summer Pound Cake

Strawberry season is GIVING ME LIFE! There's seriously nothing better than perfectly fresh, ripe, local berries. There are endless dessert possibilities ranging from complex strawberry pastries to this simple yet delicious dessert. Honestly, you can whip it together in under 20 minutes (excluding oven time but still). This pound cake is delicious on its own … Continue reading Summer Pound Cake

Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Bailey’s Icing

Cupcakes are essential for any birthday party, right? In the spirit of a friend's birthday and St.Patricks Day, I decided to whip up some Irish influenced cupcakes.  I had always heard rumblings about Guinness chocolate cake and I've gotta say I was impressed.  The cake texture is rich and decadent, yet it isn't too sweet … Continue reading Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Bailey’s Icing