Basic Cut-Out Cookie Recipe

This simple recipe makes a tasty sugar cookie with a good cookie crumb. Feel free to add spices, lemon zest, or different extracts to play with flavouring. INGREDIENTS -1 cup unsalted butter, softened -1 cup granulated sugar -2 eggs, room temperature -4 cups all-purpose flour -1/2 cup cornstarch -3/4 teaspoon kosher salt -1 teaspoon vanilla or almond [...]

By | March 10th, 2021|Recipes|Comments Off on Basic Cut-Out Cookie Recipe

Linzer Cookies

With its trademark windowpane of jam and dusting of powdered sugar, Linzer cookies are one of the prettiest confections on a cookie plate. They are a bit labour intensive, but not difficult to make. Perfect to make with friends or family. They keep for a few days in the fridge or can be frozen for up to [...]

By | November 13th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Linzer Cookies

Old-Fashioned Valentine Tea Cakes

Here's a lovely, classic recipe perfect for  a sweetheart with a hankering for an old-fashioned treat. Preheat oven to 350. Grease heart-shaped teacake pan (or muffin pan - you can use cupcake liners if you prefer) 1/2 cup butter (room temperature/softened) 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg + 1 egg yolk (room temperature) 3/4 cup light [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Recipes|Comments Off on Old-Fashioned Valentine Tea Cakes

Substitutions, Please!

For those times when you reach for the baking soda mid-recipe only to discover that SOMEONE put the emptied container back in the cupboard or those midnight home baked cookie cravings—here's a handy list of baking ingredient substitutions! Baking Powder 1 teaspoon baking powder = ¼ teaspoon baking soda + ½ teaspoon cream of tartar + [...]

By | December 29th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Substitutions, Please!