Category Archive: Desserts

Sep 03

Grilled Peach, Apricot and Sweet Ricotta Layered Bread Pudding

When cooking up a storm on the grill this summer, don’t limit yourself to traditional burgers and sausages. Think outside the box with the endless possibilities for family barbecues (you can even barbecue in the morning), like this mouth-watering grilled peach, apricot and sweet ricotta layered “bread pudding.” Packed with the finest fruity flavours, this …

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Sep 03

Recipe: Homemade Ice Cream Cake

You don’t need to wait for a special occasion for this delicious ice cream cake. A perfect treat for any day, it can be made for less than $10, meaning big savings compared to store-bought versions. This cake is a decadent finish to any meal. Plus, it’s a great make-ahead dessert that can be stored …

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Sep 03

Cool Off with Churro-Inspired Deep Fried Ice Cream

Perfectly crispy and impeccably creamy, this dessert is a sweet summer treat. Paired with whipped cream, raspberries and pineapple, the cherry on top of this sundae is actually cinnamon-sugar for a delicious churro taste. Churro Ice Cream Sundae Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 minutes Total time: 5 hours, 15 minutes Ingredients: • 2 cups Great …

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Jul 08

Recipe: Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

The warmer months are all about celebrating and spending time with friends and family. Try your hand at baking something special for loved ones the next time you entertain guests or bring a hostess gift. Easy-to-follow recipes and high-performance appliances like the Cuisinart Precision Master Stand Mixer can help even the most novice chefs master …

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Jun 25

Maple Pecan S’mores Dip

No campfire? No problem! This oven-baked dessert dip packs all the gooey chocolatey-marshmallow goodness of the classic fire pit treat, no flames required. Keep it traditional and dive in with graham crackers or achieve sweet-and-salty nirvana and enjoy with potato chips. And for those of who do have a campfire, Tom Filippou, executive chef for …

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Feb 27

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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Feb 23

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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Dec 26

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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Dec 14

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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Dec 13

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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