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Are you in search of the perfect cake for fall? This moist, light textured and oh so easy pumpkin cake is just what October called for. It seems to suit the season of falling leaves and cooling days. Not heavy and not too sweet. Not […]

Molasses Pound Cake is a beautifully textured cake with a doughnut-style glaze and buttery molasses flavour.   The wonder of a pound cake, aside from the buttery flavour and dense crumb, is that it cuts so beautifully. This recipe makes a good-sized cake that can […]

This molasses crumb cake makes a good snack to go with coffee or tea. It’s a modest coffee cake but the crumb mixture on top makes if feel a little special. The recipe is from If you like big, easy cakes that can feed […]

Whole wheat zucchini pancakes are hearty and wholesome and include one serving of vegetables in each portion.  I’m a proponent of pancakes for supper. And it isn’t just a Shrove Tuesday thing. Some days, having breakfast for supper is just what everyone needs. But then […]

In this cake the rhubarb cooks almost to a compote and gets all the sweet that it needs as it bakes in a molasses-maple syrup mixture. The rhubarb is soft but still holds its shape so this cake is very pretty when you turn it out onto a plate.

A sticky orange ginger cake served warm – is there any dessert more comforting? Hot apple crisp comes close but there is something about the texture and spicing of gingerbread that wraps your up in a blanket. We can’t imagine a gingerbread without molasses. For […]

Make a healthy version of a chocolate cake: Chocolate beet cake is moist, chocolaty and refined-sugar-free. Baking with natural sweeteners Plain old sugar has its place in baking. It’s easy to cook with and does the job of sweetening whatever it is you’re making but […]

It’s a classic chocolate chip cookie made rich, delicious and extra flavourful with molasses. There is no brown sugar in the recipe but the texture is characteristic of a good brown sugar cookie -- All that flavour that you just can’t get from plain white sugar.

You’ll love the sweet and salty flavour that this molasses marinade adds to the salmon, especially if you find salmon a little strong. It caramelizes on top and adds a savoury edge that balances out the richness of the fish. That’s what’s so great about […]

Are you in search of a Valentine’s Day dessert with a twist? How about an authentic St. Patrick’s Dale celebration dessert? Guinness Chocolate Gingerbread Cake is perfect for both celebrations. It has just the right amount of deliciousness to launch that arrow; to satisfy a […]

These carrot cake muffins are light and airy, made with three eggs and not much butter. They’re moist and just the right kind of sweet. The molasses cream cheese frosting is a nice addition if you want to enjoy these as a treat.   These carrot […]

If you’re in the mood to celebrate, this easy Espresso Gingerbread cake is for you. Moist, with just a hint of coffee flavour, it’s festive and comforting all at once. The art of celebrating for no reason at all. We are of the mind that we don’t […]

Make this sweet cornbread cake recipe to punch up your summer menu. If you’re a fan of cornbread you know that it has a natural, wholesome sweetness. Slathered with butter and a little jam or eaten plain alongside soup it’s the only bread I know […]

There are lots of ways to say “I love you” but we think that homemade says it best. Taking the time and care to bake a special treat or prepare a special meal in honour of someone who makes your world go round is such a sincere gesture. […]

Vegetable desserts are yummier than they may sound. Carrots, beets, zucchini and pumpkin are all easy to enjoy in baked goods.  Are you eating three servings of vegetables each day? Maybe baking vegetable desserts is a solution :) Carrots, beets, zucchini and pumpkin are all […]

When you have wild winter weather you need cozy winter comfort food to go with it – hearty food that sticks to your ribs and makes you feel warm all over. Here are seven of our best recipes for winter comfort food, from bread, to […]

Tart and tangy rhubarb is easy to incorporate into wholesome baked goods. We’re sharing our best rhubarb recipes so you can enjoy the fresh taste of spring while you wait for summer fruit to arrive.  A chilly spring in New Brunswick means that rhubarb season […]

Apple cider pumpkin muffins are refined-sugar-free – sweetened only with molasses and maple syrup. Pumpkin and apple are a great combination. The flavours both go well with spice and adding diced apples to the batter helps keep the muffins from feeling too dense. The apple […]

Make a healthy version of an old-time favourite: Fudgy brownies, filled with zucchini, flax and whole wheat flour. These are healthy compromise brownies. They’re sweet and fudgy but made healthier with zucchini, ground flax, whole wheat flour and much less sugar than your average brownie […]

Traditional football food In search of something new to feed your Super Bowl fans this year? Here are 5 simple Super Bowl recipes for finger food and a hearty chili recipe that will keep everyone content around the TV. Load up on the napkins, you’re […]