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Chewy Hermit Bars Recipe – a classic molasses cookie

This classic chewy hermit bars recipe is an old fashioned favourite and one of the most popular recipes on our website.  For years I have been pilfering my mom’s big recipe box and copying down all of my old favourites. I suppose that I could just photocopy the entire box read more
How to make an Easter Bunny Cake

How to Make an Easter Bunny Cake

Create a fun family tradition with your kids: Family traditions are a big part of what makes holidays special and memorable. This Easter Bunny Cake is a good example, in my family anyway. When I was growing up my mom always made this cake for us on Easter Saturday and now I read more

Pecan Praline No Churn Ice Cream

You’re either going to love me for posting this recipe, or you’re going to hate me. (Or maybe a bit of both.) In July we ran a recipe contest with Food Bloggers of Canada members. The challenge was to create recipes that suited summer using molasses. There were three c read more

Raisin Pie

Raisin Pie Ingredients: 2 cups seeded raisins 2 cups boiling water 1 tbsp cornstarch ½ cup Fancy Molasses ¼ tsp salt 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp grated lemon rind Directions: Cook raisins in water until tender. Dissolve cornstarch read more

Brown Bread

Brown Bread Ingredients: 1 cup Fancy Molasses 3 shredded wheat cereal portions 2 tbsp salt 1 cup lukewarm water 2 yeast cakes 4 cups boiling water 11 cups of flour Directions: Mix together shredded wheat, Fancy Molasses, salt and boiling water. Let read more

Nela’s whole wheat zucchini bread recipe, with molasses

Molasses elevates whole wheat zucchini bread to a whole new level. It adds both flavour and substance to this wholesome snack. I have a friend who is a fabulous cook and is now venturing into the baking world. She’s expecting her first child this fall and early on in her p read more

Chocolate Molasses Crinkle Cookies

My friend Darlene has some of the best recipes. You can thank her for the chocolate gingerbread recipe and the gingersnaps. (Her last name is Baker, so go figure.) She gave me this recipe for chocolate molasses crinkle cookies the day my little girl grew a little older i read more

Pumpkin creme brulee for Thanksgiving dessert

  If you ask my daughter what her favourite holidays are Thanksgiving ranks pretty close to the top of the list. For more than 15 years now we have celebrated Thanksgiving up at our camp with my whole family. We’re usually missing a brother or two and at least one read more

Blueberry Muffins

Molasses Blueberry Muffins Ingredients: 3 cups white flour 1 cup white sugar 1 tbsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt 3 large eggs 1 cup milk ¼ cup Fancy Molasses ¼ cup vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups wild blueberries Direc read more
Top 10 molasses recipes of 2017

Top 10 Molasses Recipes of 2017 | Our Best Comfort Food

Are you craving comfort food? It appears that we all are or at least we did in 2017. Judging from our Top 10 molasses recipes list, it's the old-fashioned recipes that we're drawn to. From brown bread to baked beans, gingerbread and muffins, old-time favourites are as popu read more