Posted on Friday, 11th October 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’m sorry for being so tardy in sharing this Pear and Walnut Bread but unfortunately my mom suffered a stroke a few days after my nephew’s wedding. It’s come as a complete shock because mom has always been so healthy.

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Pear and Walnut Bread displayed on white ruffled edge cake stand.
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Posted on Tuesday, 5th March 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

When I was out in the working world, it wasn’t unusual to receive a late afternoon call from my sister and she would ask, “Coffee Time?” My answer – an emphatic yes! We both stopped what we were doing, hopped

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A photo taken looking down on a Blueberry-Almond Streusel Coffee Cake with a few cut slices displayed on wire rack place on marble pastry board..
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Posted on Friday, 10th February 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I know I went on record a few months ago saying, “I hate store-bought Puff Pastry!” but I’m happy to say I’ve finally made my peace with it.  I’ve made a new best friend in the grocery freezer aisle, it

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A photo of an Italian Rustic Tart, Sfoglia di Mele (Apple Tart), cooling on a wire rack.
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Posted on Tuesday, 8th March 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Whenever I make coffee cake or tea cake I usually bake an extra one to tuck away in the freezer for times when life gets too hectic and there isn’t time to get in the kitchen. Plus it’s also nice

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A photo of an Almond Cake with Blueberries on a white cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 18th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

This week has been an especially difficult week and I wanted to bake something extra special.  I thought I was entitled to indulge a little and I decided to make Yeasted Chocolate Coffee Cake. When I think of comfort food,

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A photo of a loaf of Chocolate Cake Coffee.
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Posted on Friday, 22nd October 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Donna Hay describes Butterscotch-Glazed Chocolate Bundt Cake as “a wickedly tempting treat” and I agree wholeheartedly.  But I think that of all of her cakes, especially the simple cake recipes she shares in her 50th Issue Birthday edition (The best $10

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A photo of Donna Hay's Butterscotch-Glazed Chocolate Bundt Cake displayed on a white cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 15th October 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Have you been looking for an extra special Banana Cake?  Look no further! David Lebovitz’s Banana Cake with Mocha Frosting and Salted Candied Peanuts is mouth-watering deliciousness! I’m sure, like me, you’ve tried many banana cakes over the years, but

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A photo of David Lebovitz's Banana Cake with Mocha Frosting and Salted Candied Peanuts with a slice removed and displayed on a glass cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 13th August 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

The wedding has passed, my family has returned home and I can honestly say I can’t remember when I felt this exhausted.  I loved having my family here, they have only been gone a couple of days and I miss

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A close up photo of an iced butter cake with a piece cut and removed slightly away from full cake.
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