Cranberry Coffee Cake

Ah December. The month of endless cookie exchanges, nights out, and nonstop peppermint bark. And also, eating cake for breakfast! This coffee cake is so Christmasy. It’s a sweet, moist cake with cranberries, a cranberry sauce swirl, and a crumble topping – because everything is better with a crumble topping. I love that it uses …

Vegan Chocolate Chunk Ginger Cookies

For a few years now, my favourite Christmas cookie has been these chocolatey, gingery cookies. But this year I wanted to make a vegan cookie that’s just as good as my other cookies. These cookies are based on favourites, but made vegan! They’re just as chewy, spicy, and chocolatey as the originals, but perfect for all …

4-Way Sugar Cookies

The holidays tend to demand a lot of baking. Parties, cookie exchanges, I always feel like I never have enough time for all the baking I have to do! That’s where this recipe comes in. One basic sugar cookie recipe turns into four delicious cookies! I have been making these fabulous cookies since high school. …

Baking for Christmas

Every year I go nuts with Christmas baking. I love doing it – I plan out what I’ll bake weeks in advance, and then slowly stock up on ingredients so that I’m not hit with a $150 grocery bill that’s mostly butter and chocolate. And you always need baked goods around Christmas, for holiday parties, work …

Peppermint Patties

Look at these! Aren’t they adorable? And so impressive too. Creamy, cool, minty filling, covered in chocolate? What more could you want?! They’re pretty easy to make too. You start by making a peppermint fondant, which is mostly icing sugar with just a few other ingredients. Chill it, roll it out, and cut into cute …