How to Bake Cream Rolls Shells

Cream rolls are universal. The oversized flaky shell, buttery cream filling, and sugar-dusted top, a taste familiar to many. As a child I remember these extremely over sized cream rolls, my mom would buy from the bakery that was close to our house. I clearly recall asking my mom each time if I could have two, and her answer was always,…

Almond Cookies

Almond cookies are one of those things that instantly takes me back to a snowy white Christmas free of any worries; warm and cozy. One of our good neighbours/friends who was German made the best almond cookies ever.  She always gave us a big box of them.  I remember I would often eat the entire…

Cardamom Carrot Muffins with Cream cheese

Muffins, cupcakes, cakes; they are all my favourite. I have a soft spot when it comes to sugar.  When I bake, I try to do my best to keep the health factors in mind. Especially when I bake for every day.  When you bake for birthdays or special occasions it is ok to go overboard and…

The Best Black Forest Cake

Black forest is one of my all time favourite cake . We have celebrated birthdays, anniversaries, family dinners, and many more happy occasions with this cake. I have made it so many times that I can say with confidence, that I have mastered it to perfection.  Decorating skills still needs some extra work!

My Adventure Baking cupcakes for a Wedding

If you are like me and get excited over anything that involves baking or sugar, then this post is right up your alley! Less than a year ago, my husband’s cousin, Christina, asked me if I would be interested in making 150 cupcakes for her wedding on Saturday August 8th. Without any hesitation I said,…

Afghani Brittles

Brittles takes me back to my childhood.  I remember begging my mom to buy me some every time we went shopping, especially around Eid time. Even though I was quite young when we left Afghanistan, I still have many fond memories of Eid. I remember Eid being loud! It had a presence. You could feel…

Baked Pancakes

  Despite our busy, fast-lane and on-the-go lives, we always try to have at least one peaceful and traditional breakfast every Saturday, complete with eggs, pancakes, sausages and bacon. Of course, we have turkey sausages and bacon! J We don’t eat pork. Some friends I know shake their heads but with no comparison, turkey bacon…