Chocolate Espresso Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache Frosting Recipe

Ingredients Yield 24 mini cupcakes or 12 large cupcakes 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar ½ cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 ounce espresso, cooled 3 ounce coffee creamer (makes ½ cup when combined with espresso volume) ¼ cup sunflower oil 1 egg, large ½ teaspoon…

Zucchini Spice Cake

Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon Cinnamon ¼ teaspoon cloves 1 cup mini chocolate chips 2 grated zucchinis (2 cups) 3 eggs 2 cups sugar 1 cup oil 2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chopped dates or raisins or walnuts if desired Directions Mix eggs…

Chocolate Granola Bites

Ingredients Yield = 9 x 11 pan ¼ cup salted butter ¼ cup corn syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla 250 grams mini marshmallows 3 cups granola ½ cup chocolate chips ½  cup shredded coconut ½ cup toasted sunflower seeds ½ cup slivered almonds, toasted ¼ cup sundried cranberries In a large heavy stockpot, melt butter over…

Spinach and Shallot Quiche with Bacon

Ingredients yield 18 tarts 18 pieces mini tart shells, parbaked 4 pieces bacon, cooked and diced 100 grams spinach 1 small shallot, diced fine 2 eggs, large ¼ cup whipping cream 75 grams feta cheese, crumbled Salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 325°F convection bake In a large saucepan over medium heat, sweat…

Green Apple Scones

Ingredients Yield 18 scones 2 cups flour ½ cup sugar 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon cinnamon, ground ½ cup butter, cold ¼ cup whipping cream 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 7-9 drops green food colouring 1 whole apple, fresh, diced large Glaze ½ cup icing sugar, sifted 1…

Dairy free chocolate cake

2/3 cup cocoa 2 ¼ cup flour 2 cups sugar 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda ¾ teaspoon salt 1 ½ teaspoon instant coffee granules 1 ½ cups orange juice 3 room temperature eggs 1 ¼ cup oil Mix all ingredients together. Bake in a greased and sugared bundt pan for…

Plum Pudding Recipe

Ingredients Yield one 8” pudding 1 cup raisins 1 cup currants 1 cup walnuts, chopped ½ cup sun dried cranberries 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon allspice ½ cup spiced rum 5 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 cup milk 2 cups flour 2 cups breadcrumbs 1 cup butter, melted 1…

Perfect Pie Dough & Pecan Pie Filling Recipe

Dough Ingredients Yield 3 x 10 inch pie shells 20oz flour, all purpose 2 teaspoon salt 6oz lard, frozen 5oz butter, frozen *1 large egg, white vinegar, water: crack the egg into a clear measuring cup and mix it slightly. Carefully add vinegar into the cup until you reach the 4 oz liquid measure then add…

Cookie Exchange | Gingersnap Cookies

Happy National Cookie Day!! Imagine a world where you can have many types of homemade cookies at once without spending hours baking. Well, that’s exactly what cookie exchange parties are for! A cookie exchange is when a group of people, maybe you and your family, friends, or co-workers, each bake homemade cookies of different types…

Pumpkin Pecan Coffee Cake

Do you have pumpkin overload yet? Our Saskatoon chef, David, whipped up this delicious coffee cake. Just another option for your left over Halloween pumpkin. Batter Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg…

Witches Fingers Recipe

Ingredients 1 cup butter 1 cup icing sugar 1 teaspoon almond extract ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 2 ¾ cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt Blanched almonds Red decorating gel Preheat oven to 325 degrees F on convection bake. Cream together  butter and icing sugar in a bowl.  While continuing to…

Pumpkin Cookies with Brown Butter Icing

2/3 cup white sugar 2/3 cup brown sugar ¾ cup soft butter 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ cup canned pumpkin 2 eggs 2 ¼ cup flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon Beat everything together. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 375 degrees F for 10 minutes. Icing Ingredients 3 cups icing sugar 1 teaspoon…