Kara’s Perfect Tiramisu

I have been making this Tiramisu recipe of mine for years, and recently re-tested it to ensure its deliciousness and accuracy, and indeed still perfect and a dessert that is perfect as a Mother’s Day treat! One of my tricks is that I make a cooked custard vs raw eggs – with young children and eldery…

Kara’s best Christmas Cookies

How is everyone doing? I always find this time of year exciting and happy but also a bit stressful. From finishing shopping and wrapping gifts to concerts, school events and gatherings with family and friends. So much to do! Anyway, I have to admit I am a bit behind in new recipe development and relying…

Halloween-Mas Cookies

Here is a great cookie recipe originally posted 2 years ago for momstown.ca, that is a great way to use up that mountain of Halloween chocolate while getting ready for the holiday season! Get a head start on Christmas baking by using up those mini halloween chocolates to make a delicious and festive cookie dough that you can…

Ghoulish Finger and Toe Cookies

Halloween is nearly here, and I really wanted to make something spooky and creepy for my little monsters! These Ghoulish Finger and Toe Cookies are fun, colourful and delicious! They are easy to make, and great for the kids to get involved with and create their own monstrous fingers and toes for your Halloween celebrations. Ingredients:…

My Favourite Apple Recipes

I love this time of year, summer lingering, but cool Fall air coming, and of course apple season! I have a few favourite apple recipes, but honestly I have two that I make over and over again . . . my mouthwatering Authentic Polish Apple Fritters (which the recipe has been re-pinned +400 times on Pinterest!), and…

Individual Red Berry Pavlovas

This month’s #GayLeaMom feature recipe is a beautiful classic meringue dessert topped with delicious Gay Lea Light Whipped Cream and fresh red berries! A perfect dessert for summer gatherings including Canada Day! Pavlova is a meringue based dessert topped with cream and fruit, and I thought would be a great pairing with Gay Lea‘s delicious whipped cream,…

Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Pretzel Cookies

I was having a major cookie craving, one that was sweet and salty, soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside. My creation was this, my favourite cookie batter base chock-full of milk chocolate chips, mini Reeses’ pieces, peanut butter chips and pretzels. These are awesome! Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup…

Mother’s Day Fake-out Crepes

Hi, I’m Kara’s daughter, and I am taking over the blog for the day! This is a great recipe for kids to make for their mom this Mother’s Day!!!! Just like my mom, I like creating recipes in the kitchen too. I came up with this idea all by myself! Since I am too little…

Easy Lemon Squeezy Tart

TGIF and this Friday it is a momstown.ca #FoodFriday! I am rebelling against the weather this week and have a dessert that is full of sunshine – a luscious lemon cream tart. Link below to this classic and easy to prepare dessert made with only 6 ingredients (graham crumbs, sugar, butter, condensed milk, lemon and eggs)…

Anytime Fruit Crumble

I love a good fruit crumble . . . warm delicious fruit topped with a crispy crunchy topping, and Gay Lea’s Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Spreadables is a perfect match for this classic comfort dessert. My twist on this recipe, is individual make-anytime crumbles that use pantry items, your choice of fruit and of course Gay Lea’s Cinnamon…

Easter Fluff Bars

A yummy graham cracker crumb base topped with white chocolate and oodles of pastel marshmallows makes a perfectly sweet Easter treat! This recipe makes a full 9 x 13 baking pan, but you can halve the recipe for an 8 x 8 pan if desired. If you are looking for another marshmallowy idea then you…

Shamrock Blondies

Delicious blondies cut into shamrocks using a 3 inch cookie cutter and topped with melted white chocolate and sparkly green sprinkles create adorable treats for St. Patrick’s Day! Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose…