Chocolate Pecan Caramel Scones

Chocolate and caramel….oh my! Ingredients 2 cups flour                                                     ¼ cup cocoa powder ½ cup sugar 2 ½ tablespoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup butter, frozen ¼ cup whipping…

Cheesecake with Traeger

From Sara’s Kitchen, Trail Appliances, Calgary South Crust: 1 ½ cups crushed graham wafers 3 tablespoons icing sugar ¼ cup melted butter Filling: 1 large eggs at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 8 ounces package cream cheese, softened 1 cup sour cream 1 small can crushed pineapple drained well Directions: Fill your TRAEGER GRILL…

Blueberry Corn Muffins

Ingredients: 1 ½ cup flour                                                    1 ½ cup cornmeal 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 2/3 cup sour cream 2/3 cup milk…

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…

Spanakopita with Spinach and Feta

½ cup melted butter 1 pound spinach 2 cups feta cheese 10 phyllo sheets ½ teaspoon Sara’s green stuff 1 egg Directions Cut roll of phyllo in 3 equal pieces. Use 2 pieces at a time, brushing with butter in between each piece. Mix green stuff, spinach and 1 teaspoon of butter and fry until aromatic….

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…

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…

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…