Posted on Friday, 20th September 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

Busy weekend ahead, my nephew, Michael is getting married tomorrow. Our family is coming in from the US today for the festivities; I can’t wait to see everyone. I thought I would make some coffee cakes using the last of

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Photo of Blackberry and Almond Shortbread Cake displayed on white ruffled edge cake stand with pink and white striped cloth napkin and antique cake server.
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Posted on Friday, 30th August 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

My mom stopped by for a visit the other day and she came bearing gifts, a basket overflowing with the most beautiful, plump and juicy blackberries from her garden. I wanted to make a sweet treat for mom highlighting the

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Blackberry Hand Pies displayed in a row on rectangle-shaped, white textured serving dish.
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Posted on Friday, 19th July 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

I can’t believe we’re at the tail end of strawberry season already. I couldn’t find one Ontario strawberry anywhere the markets were sold out! If you’re anything like me you’ll be sad to see the last strawberries of the season.

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Close up photo of Strawberry Tart garnished with glazed fresh strawberries and red currants.
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Posted on Friday, 12th July 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

My son, Matthew celebrated his birthday last week (I can’t believe my kids are passed the teenage years) and as usual he requested an ice cream cake. His favourite is the Dairy Queen Oreo Blizzard Cake but this time instead

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A cropped photo showing one half of an Oreo Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Cake decorated with Oreo Cookies, Mini Cookies and Cream Chocolate Bars and birthday candles.
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Posted on Friday, 28th June 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

The mere mention of the availability of fresh figs is enough to get my family rushing to the markets to get their hands on as many of the elusive treats as they can (they’re obsessed over figs). Fresh figs are

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Photo of Caramelized Fig, Raspberry and Crème Mousseline displayed on white cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 7th June 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

With summer around the corner I thought I would share an Italian frozen dessert, semifreddo. My son, Matt loves lemon (eats them like oranges) and although he doesn’t generally appreciate lemon desserts I thought I might be able to tempt

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Photo of three Honey-Lemon Semifreddo desserts garnished with fresh blackberries and Limoncello bubble sugar displayed on white cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 24th May 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

Two things prompted me to make this classic Pineapple Upside-Down Cake, the sweet smell of pineapple every time I walked passed the kitchen island and believe it or not I’ve never enjoyed a slice before, the allure of sweet and

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A cropped and close up photo of Pineapple Upside-Down Cake displayed on white cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 15th March 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

I love the simplicity of this Baked Lemon Pudding. Having said this, please don’t let the simplicity fool you into thinking this is just a plain pudding. By infusing the zest into the cream it adds a completely different dynamic

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A photo taken looking down on Baked Lemon Custard in a white flan dish.
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