Roopa I was recently introduced to Gansitos, which are Twinkie-esque Mexican snack cakes. Maybe they’re great if you grow up eating them, but my first impression was overly processed mediocrity. After trying them, I felt compelled to make a better version of them, and I definitely succeeded!
Roopa I woke up to an earthquake and the Canadian border officially closing in the midst of a pandemic. It’s really reinforced that death by pastry is the way to go. Pop tarts were one of my favourite treats growing up. I tried them again as an adult and realized they mostly taste like processed … More Strawberry Pop Tarts
Roopa My coworker Rebecca is having a baby girl! We’re all very excited for her and while I unfortunately could not attend the shower I offered to make a cake. It’s the year of the pig so she wanted a pig themed cake. Can’t say that’s not an interesting request. While I can appreciate fondant … More A Pig Themed Baby Shower Cake!
Alana Theresa’s parents were in Edmonton last month. Her dad is Spanish, and he grew up eating flan aka creme caramel. Theresa’s mom makes some pretty amazing jam, so we cut a deal. I get a jar of jam, if I bring some flan over for dessert. Done! The recipe I used was the same … More Creme Caramel aka Spanish Flan
Roopa I have a few people to make cupcakes for this week, and they told me to be creative, so I decided to give PB&J cupcakes a try. It’s pretty much my favourite so I figured I really couldn’t go wrong. I used a vanilla base with a peanut butter white chocolate icing, and filled … More PB&J Cupcakes