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Flapper Pie – With Graham Cracker Crust

Flapper Pie – A Simple Recipe with No Special Ingredients Flapper pie is one of those recipes with ingredients most kitchens have on hand.  It has three layers using only, graham wafers,  eggs, butter, sugar, vanilla and milk.  No fruit or coconut or raisins, and it’s still really good. l g Flapper Pie is one of those recipes that is both easy and inexpensive  I have no idea who made the first one, but I…

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Bumbleberry Pie with Custard Topping

Bumbleberry Pie with Lemon Custard Recipe Today I am sharing a recipe for a special two-layer bumbleberry pie.  This version with two layers and a lemon crust is spectacular enough for a special occasion.  The berries are hidden as a delicious surprise until the pie is cut. As it is so close to Valentines I decorated the pie with sugary pie crust hearts and whipped cream, but this pie is good for any time of year.…

Individual Sized Gugelhupf Cakes

Gugelhupf Cake Recipe This Gugelhupf cake is made with yeast instead of baking powder and the difference in flavour is wonderful.  The yeast is easy to use and I promise worth trying.  My original recipe is a very large full sized cake but for today’s post I updated the recipe to make individual size Gugelhupf cakes. This cake is delicious served warm with ice cream for coffee.  But I prefer to eat it plain in the…

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Shortbread Cookies – One Recipe with Four Variations

12 Days of Christmas – Today is all about Cookies Cookies are my favorite treat hands down anytime of year.  Soft and chewy molasses cookies, or dunkers like biscotti it doesn’t matter I love them all.  Because of that I am excited to see all the new cookie recipes my blogging friends come up with for today’s post.   As always their cookie posts are all linked up at the end of mine.  Grab a coffee…

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How to Preserve Pumpkin and those Lovely Pumpkin Stems

Fall is the Perfect Time to Preserve Pumpkins If your like me, every August when the fall decor season starts I want to make fabric pumpkins.  Unfortunately fresh pumpkins don’t hit the supermarkets until mid October.  Every year I am disappointed that I didn’t preserve pumpkins and save the stems from the previous year.  This year I finally went back to preserving fresh pumpkins so I could have some real stems for next fall. s…

Ham and Cheese Muffins, Freeze ahead lunches, savory muffin recipes

Ham and Cheese Muffin Recipe – Make Ahead and Freeze for Lunches

  Ham and Cheese Muffins Make Lunches Easier Do I ever remember the start of the school year.   The crazy busy mornings getting everyone out the door was challenging, but take out lunches for three active boys was by far the hardest and most expensive part of the school week.    No microwaved leftovers or fridges at schools made it a whole different challenge.  Premade easy to grab meals like these Ham and Cheese…

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Baked Sour Cream Apple Donut Recipe

Donut Recipe for Baked Sour Cream Apple Donuts When I was in my 20’s (last week I swear) I use to make four different kinds of donuts. They were very inexpensive and everyone loved them so it was a win win.  Unfortunately frying the donuts use to make me feel sick so I eventually quit making them. A year or so ago I began to see recipes for Baked Donuts on Pinterest.  I was intrigued…

Candied Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cream Cake Recipe

Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cake –  Good for Summer or Fall This is a really good recipe for the end of summer beginning of fall.  When  you start to see pumpkin everything and your taste buds start to think about fall flavour; but you still hold on to the last days of summer with both hands.  This recipe allows you to have the flavours of both seasons. a a Like the majority of Canadians my…