Tags » Sweet Treats; Desserts

Sugar Shack Maple Cupcakes

Oh, I’ve so been chomping at the bit to share these Sugar Shack Maple Cupcakes with you! But I developed the recipe for Middlesex County’s Economic Development department and was waiting for them to publish it first. 494 more words


Banana salted caramel ice cream

This ice cream is the perfect alternative treat if you are looking for a sweet fix or you are restricted due to intolerances or allergies. I am pretty nut butter obsessed so of course it includes my all time favourite, whole earth peanut butter. 376 more words


Coconut Date Bites: Naturally Sweet & Satisfying

It doesn’t get much simpler than this, folks — these coconut date bites have only two ingredients! I know, some of my recipes seem far more complicated, but that’s usually due to my love of spices — and lots of them. 360 more words

Sweet Treats & Desserts

A Pretty Birthday Cake

Growing up, my family all had birthdays in June, except for me, marooned alone in January. That changed two years ago, when not one, but two granddaughters arrived to share the sign of Capricorn and the garnet birthstone with me. 268 more words


Cranberry Orange Walnut Loaf

I was doing some baking for a holiday gathering recently, and decided to make a selection of coffee cakes (infinitely easier than fiddling with individual cookies!). 494 more words


Holiday Baking Roundup 2016 ❅ 21 Sweet Recipes for the Festive Season

My annual holiday baking roundup is back, with some new additions from the past year in the Urban Cottage kitchen.

This festive time of year always inspires me to bake, although I don’t do so nearly as much as I used to. 660 more words


"Petje's Cake" ❤︎ Cinnamon Loaf Coffee Cake

Sometimes a cake is much more than a cake. This particular Cinnamon Loaf, which my family usually calls coffee cake, is a good case in point. 537 more words