Peach & Ginger Fritters with Buttermilk & Almonds

In a few days it will be September and then very quickly Labour Day. School will start again and schedules will fall back into place. Strawberries and and watermelon will give way to apples and pears. In that place inbetween we find peaches, juicy and sweet, bridging the transition from summer to autumn. Apple fritters […]

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Jam or Jelly Filled Mini Doughnuts

If you have any of that tasty raspberry jam shared last month left, here is a recipe for some mini doughnuts in need of a filling. All gone? Choose something else. Not a baked doughnut this time but a yeast based sweet bread recipe that will need hot oil for cooking. I don’t do this […]

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Strawberry Shortcake Doughnuts

Red and white are the colours of the Canadian flag, making strawberries and whipped cream a perfect fit to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, July 1st. But truthfully this is a lovely summertime treat for any occasion as long as fresh local berries are available. Changing out the fruit for blackberries or raspberries works and mixing […]

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Baked Lemon Doughnuts ( Two options )

Not all treats for special occasions need to take hours to prepare. Sometimes it is the fresh from the oven warmth that does the trick and makes things special. These baked lemon doughnuts fall into that category and since is is best to bake them on the day needed, there is not a lot of […]

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Irish Coffee Doughnuts with Bailey’s Glaze

Food has fashion cycles. Just like clothes there are times when something is all the rage and then eventually you can not find a Harvey Wallbanger anywhere. Dessert coffees are one of those things. For a time almost every restaurant was featuring Spanish & Irish Coffees. Things have moved along but I wanted to use […]

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Baked Chocolate Doughnuts for Valentines

Instead of rolling out cookie dough this Valentines, how about decorating doughnuts for a change of pace? These baked chocolatey treats are easy to make and getting every one round the table to help finish the artsy part might just get every one off their phones. You will need: 1/3 cup Dutch-process cocoa 7/8 cup […]

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Spiced Brown Sugar Baked Doughnuts

I try to post recipes that do not require a trip to the store for non standard equipment as the first step. In this case, a substitute might be a mini muffin or tart tin that would allow you to make doughnut holes. Unless the plan is to make more than two or three batches […]

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Baked Spiced Pumpkin Doughnut Holes

One summer during my teenage years while we were still hosting foreign students, I made a deal. If Rodney paid for the ingredients, I would prepare whatever he wanted. Now the level of cooking at the time amongst the students was open can of cooked vegetables, drain, combine with can of cooked spaghetti, heat. He […]

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Spiced Pecan Doughnuts with Candied Ginger and Cream Cheese Glaze

I was called a tease on Facebook today for only showing the picture and not the recipe. Below you will find complete instructions and thank you to everyone who participated in the experiment. The dough needs three hours in the fridge so take that into consideration when choosing a start time. You will need: 2  […]

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