Posted on Friday, 17th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I am a huge fan of easy to make desserts especially desserts that are as flavourful and decadent as this Butterscotch Pots de Crème with Hazelnut Praline. Plus I have ulterior motives for making this Pots de Crème; the recipe requires

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A photo of a Butterscotch Pots de Crème with Hazelnut Praline dessert.
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Posted on Thursday, 16th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I finally started my Christmas Cookie baking with the ever so popular Spritz Cookie.  But I didn’t want to just share with you any Spritz Cookie; these are Chocolate-Hazelnut Spritz Cookies. One of the biggest dilemmas I face around the

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A phone of Chocolate-Hazelnut Spritz Cookies dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with pistachio crumb on a cooling rack lined with non-stick baking paper.
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Posted on Wednesday, 8th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Vanilla-Coconut Panna Cotta with Pomegranate Jelly is the first dessert in a trio of Mini Desserts I plan on serving for my daughter, Liana’s New Year’s Eve party.  I intend to present this trifecta of desserts in a variety of

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A photo of 3 Vanilla-Coconut Panna Cotta with Pomegranate Jelly layered desserts garnished with pomegranate seeds and served in shot glasses.
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Posted on Sunday, 5th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Maple Crème Brûlée Tart was the perfect dessert choice for a potluck my daughter, Liana, was attending.  As a rule, Liana doesn’t indulge in too many desserts, but she does have a huge weakness for Crème Brûlée.  Initially she requested Maple Crème

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A close up photo of a Maple Crème Brûlée Tart.
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Posted on Tuesday, 30th November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream, one bite and you’ll think you’re in Whoopie Pie heaven!  I didn’t even know what these little bundles of goodness were until I spotted Marly’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Cookies.  Even then

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A photo of a stack of Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream.
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Posted on Tuesday, 23rd November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Autumn is a great time to make Chocolate-Hazelnut Self-Saucing Pudding. It’s the quintessential fall dessert; it’s warm, comforting, rich in chocolate and fitting for a cold, rainy day. It was miserable here yesterday, nippy and damp.  I caught a chill

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A photo of 3 Chocolate-Hazelnut Self-Saucing Pudding desserts served in white bowls.
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Posted on Friday, 19th November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Welcome fall into your home with these Warm Apple Cinnamon Crumb Cakes with Calvados and prepare yourself for the tantalizing and comforting aroma that radiates from your oven and permeates throughout your home. When my son, Matt, returned home from

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A photo of three Warm Apple Cinnamon Crumb Cakes with Calvados on white doilies placed in a row.
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Posted on Tuesday, 16th November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I recently picked up the current issue of the Donna Hay Magazine (Issue 51) (my favourite food magazine) where Donna features maple syrup.  I had no idea there were so many different ways to feature this amber elixir!  She gave

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A photo of Maple Creme Brulee in white ovenproof dishes served with poached Forelle pears in its poaching liquid and served in glass ramekins.
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