Peach Cream Cheese Bars

Time: 90 minutes This is my own version of a few of our favorites – shortbread, cheese cake and pralines… I hope you enjoy this easy, delicious, peachy recipe! Music Selection: Eels – Peach Blossom Ingredients: Crust: 1 cup butter, softened ¼ cup brown sugar ½ tsp salt 2 cups flour Filling: 4 large peaches,…

Upside Down Nectarine Cake

Time: 1 hour I wonder as I wander…. how great is this cake for brunch, high noon tea or just as a dessert! Music Selection: Lindsey Stirling – I Wonder as I Wander Ingredients: 4 – 6 nectarines, skin on 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 3 tsp vanilla ½ cup…

Pineapple Empanadas

Time: 1 ½ hours – Makes 36 I decided to make my chicken enchiladas (a double batch) as it is always a favourite and we wanted something warm and spicy as it was a chilly day. I made these amazing empanadas as a dessert to go with it, but frankly, these are great for breakfast…

Rum Raisin Squares

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Music Selection: Meditation Melodies – Afternoon Tea Music The other night, over conversation with some friends we came to realize that the men in our group all had a strong like for raisins in desserts – raisin tarts, raisin pie and definitely raisins in rice pudding. Having a bag of…

Coconut Lemon Scones

Time: 45 minutes Makes 8 triangle scones Trooper is another well-known Canadian band. This song was very popular many years ago, but the words still provide good advice “We’re here for a good time, not a long time. So have a good time, the sun can’t shine every day”. These scones are delicious and definitely…

Buttery Breakfast Biscuits

Time: 30 minutes Makes 6 – 8 biscuits Music Selection: Frank Mills – Peter Piper Peter Piper is a children’s tongue twister…. Make these biscuits and your family will all show up in the kitchen, too, but they won’t be tongue tied. These are great for breakfast and you can mix the dry ingredients the…