Posted on Friday, 1st July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Happy Canada Day!  What am I serving for dessert today?  Tarts, tarts and more tarts, berry cupcakes and Cannoncini di Sfoglia con Crema Pasticcera al Cioccolato (Chocolate Pastry Cream-filled Pastry Horns).  I had to include at least one Italian Pastry

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A photo of three Cannoncini di Sfoglia con Crema Pasticcera al Cioccolato (Pastry Horns filled with Chocolate Pastry Cream) place on white doilies and displayed in a row, one behind the other.
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Posted on Friday, 24th June 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I love my Italian Pastries and I love Gourmet Cupcakes (who doesn’t?)!  I decided to take the flavours and textures that I love from two of my favourite desserts, Cannoli Siciliani and Cupcakes and roll them into one amazing gourmet Cannoli Cupcake.  I filled moist Vanilla

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A photo of 3 Cannoli Cupcakes placed in a row, one behind the other, decorated with tiny cannoli.
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Posted on Friday, 6th May 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

It’s Sunday morning and there’s a scrumptious, mouth-watering aroma wafting throughout the house. You follow your nose to the kitchen to find light, tasty dough; deliciously gooey cinnamon-sugar filled Cinnamon Rolls covered with umptuous cream cheese frosting.  You enjoy these

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A photo of 3 Cinnamon Rolls fresh out of the oven on non-stick baking paper with an offset spatula off to the side.
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Posted on Thursday, 31st March 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Breakfast pastries never last very long in our home especially fruit-filled pastries with a creamy cheese layer.  Out of pure necessity I decided on Strawberry-Cream Cheese Pastries.  Why?  I’ve never been able to walk by a stand of beautifully displayed

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A photo taken looking down on Cheese Danishes with fresh strawberries displayed on parchment paper.
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Posted on Saturday, 12th March 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

If you haven’t noticed, all I can think about lately is warmer weather.  It’s surprising because as I write this I am facing the window and all I can see are giant falling snowflakes.  But today is no different; I

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A photo a Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcake on a white cupcake stand with a jar of maraschino cherries and rainbow nonpareils in behind on a white rectangular dish.
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Posted on Friday, 4th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I love Donuts!  And I love pastries!  And I am a self-professed Chocoholic. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that my favourite all-time donut is a Boston Cream Donut.  Ah! Sweet and light, cream-filled pillows, glazed with lush chocolate

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A photo of a Heart-Shaped Boston Cream Donut on a small, white cake stand.
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Posted on Saturday, 29th January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

You already know I’m a huge lover of Italian Pastries. What you may not know (because I’ve hardly talked about it) there’s another pastry in my life. It’s true.  I’ve been unfaithful to my beloved Italian pastries.  I’m also a

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A photo of a bowl of Pain Au Chocolat (Chocolate Croissants) made from homemade Pâte Croissant (Croissant Dough).
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Posted on Tuesday, 25th January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I know it’s still winter, but why not welcome spring a little early with Beehive Cupcakes.  These sun coloured Honey-Kissed Yellow Cupcakes with Meringue Icing scream spring. I picked up a copy of the Donna Hay Magazine the other day

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A photo of 2 Beehive Cupcakes (Yellow Cupcakes with Meringue Icing) sprinkled with yellow sanding sugar displayed on a mini cake stand.
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