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Dessert

  • Apple Crumble

    Apple Picking and Lee’s Apple Crumble

    We had booked a quiet weekend away at Big Bear Lake, a few hours away from Brendon and Kelly’s home.  Paxton was a few months old and we thought a cottage on the lake…

  • Chocolate orange cheesecake

    Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

    I love pulling out my recipe books and browsing through old family recipes.  I was reminded recently by a friend of this Chocolate Orange cheesecake recipe that I had made time and…

  • Eclairs

    Eclairs

    Eclairs, also known as profiteroles, paris-brest, and cream puffs are made with Choux Pastry which is very easy to make.  If you follow my recipe,  your choux pastry will never be a flop.  Eclairs…

  • Angel food cake

    Angel Food Cake

      If you haven’t already tried an Angel Food Cake, then you are missing out on something really great.  Its named for its airy lightness that was said to be the “food of…

  • Tropical fruit salad

    Tropical Fruit Salad with Thai Ginger Dressing

     Our weather is unbelievably hot at the moment, and being in the kitchen is not ideal.  So my favourite tropical fruit salad seemed the perfect thing to make for this weather.  There’s…

  • Happy Christmas

    Spiced Christmas Fruit Salad

    As the year draws to an end, I am so grateful to those of you who have supported me and followed my progress with Shades of Cinnamon.  Six months into my blogging,…

  • Christmas Cake Pops

    Cake Pops for Christmas

     I don’t make cake pops for the simple reason that I don’t have to.  Why would any one in their right mind make them when they live in the same town as…

  • Christmas Mince Pies

    Christmas Mince Pies

    15 days to Christmas so time to bring out the rolling pin to start making your Christmas pastry. This recipe is an old fashioned, tried and tested family recipe, which has been…