Red, White & Blue Cheesecake

Time: 2 hours plus cooling time (make the day before) This is a recipe that my mom makes and is one of my favorites. It is a very flavorful, colorful, decadent (and filling) cheesecake! It is great for any celebration, however, to our US friends and neighbors, this cheesecake always makes me think of you!…

Zebra Cake

Time: 2 ½ hours Music Selection: Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder – Ebony & Ivory Vanilla, Chocolate or both? This cake is a bit of work, but definitely worth the effort. If you prefer more of a fruit flavor, with a similar cake effect, try the Unicorn Cake. This cake stacks up pretty high, so…

Vanilla Dutch Baby (Pancake)

I love the range of innovative breakfasts that you can have with a simple dutch pancake recipe… Savoury, sweet, plain, fruity, chocolatey, nutty, etc… These pancakes can be a breakfast, lunch, brunch or dinner recipe, too. Today we are eating them with fresh raspberries, banana slices and whipped cream… Maybe these pancakes will “be the…

Fruit Of the Gods Pie

Time: 45 minutes When I was a kid, every few summers, we’d jump in our camper and head to the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. Every mile you’d come across a fruit stand… delicious, fresh fruit grown right in BC. (Now – every mile is another winery, but that is also a great thing to…

Italian Layered Love Cake

1 ½ hours Music Selection: Bryan Adams & Luciano Pavarotti – O Sole Mio This is a quick cake that is so cool as the layers reverse during baking! Magic, just like love! This cake is great as it is not too sweet, easy to make and delicious, if you love chocolate and vanilla. I…