Category Archive: Desserts

Homemade Fruit Roll Treats

Control added sugar with homemade fruit roll treats Aiming to limit processed “added sugars” doesn’t mean we must give up all our favourite treats — DIYing your own homemade versions lets you control the quantities of ingredients. For example, substituting frozen fruit is a great way to cut down added sugar intake while still enjoying …

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Mini Blueberry Cheesecakes

Fruit sweetened mini blueberry cheesecakes (NC) The only thing better than making treats with the kids is being able to make them with more natural sources of sugar. This simple mini cheesecake recipe incorporates frozen fruit into the cake mix for added sweetness — while decreasing the amount of sugar required. This recipe works with …

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Candy Cane Pavlova

Delight with a peppermint candy cane dessert Peppermint candy cane could be the official taste of Christmas. For added whimsy, add a sprig of holly and a bow to make this dessert look like a festive wreath. Candy Cane Pavlova Serves: 8 Ingredients: • 6 egg whites • 1 3/4 cups (425 mL) granulated sugar • 1 tsp …

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Avocado Lime and Coconut No-Bake Cheesecake

Discover a twist on a traditional cheesecake Try something new, with this creamy and delicious no-bake cheesecake recipe. This tropically-inspired spin on a traditional cheesecake features a richly flavoured toasted coconut crust, topped with a creamy avocado and zesty lime cream cheese blend. “It’s a gorgeous shade of lime green that contrasts beautifully with the …

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Classic Peanut Brittle Recipe

Prepare a timeless holiday classic everyone loves (NC) An old-fashioned family favourite, this peanut brittle is bound to become a tradition in your household. This recipe makes homemade candy simple and delicious. Just be sure to watch the pot and keep organized, as brittle can go from perfect to burnt quickly. Classic Peanut Brittle Prep …

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Bark a Sweet Seasonal Treat

There’s no pairing that can rival the deliciousness of peanut butter and chocolate. Decadent as the classic duo, you can shake things up by trying one of the many flavourful variations for this bark. Peanut Butter Swirled Chocolate Bark Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes Refrigeration time: 1 hour Makes: 12 servings Ingredients: …

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Anything Goes Cookie Dough Chocolate Chunk Cookie

Bake with heart, gift with love (NC) Show your loved ones that you care and add some TLC to your holiday gifts with heartfelt baked goods. According to a recent survey, 76 per cent of Canadians agree that homemade gifts are more thoughtful than store bought gifts. This expert-tested recipe features an anything goes cookie …

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Grape Tarte Tatin

A refreshing twist on the perfect dessert Sometimes classic recipes need a fun upgrade to keep them interesting and appetizing, especially when serving them to guests. Tarte Tatin is a traditional French dessert that folklore says was created when a cook who was trying to make an apple pie left the apples cooking in butter …

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Mini No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini pumpkin cheesecakes so good guests will want thirds Take the bite-sized dessert trend to the next level this Halloween or Thanksgiving with a mini pumpkin cheesecake. This no-bake treat is perfect for getting the kids involved, and the budget-friendly ingredients can be found at your local Walmart. Mini no-bake pumpkin cheesecakes Makes 24 Ingredients: …

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Banana Split Campfire Cake

Make campfire creations that’ll wow friends and family (NC) When you hear “campfire recipe” you probably think of s’mores or bannock. But there’s so much more you can create with easy-to-make recipes that make the most of the rich flavors and textures the fire creates. Impress your friends with these scrumptious glamorous treats and you …

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