Pecan-Topped Applesauce Coffee Cake

Yield: one 9-inch coffee cake Recipe: 104/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 215      I have always loved Fall since I can remember. The beautiful leaves changing colours, the cooler weather, the sweaters, comforting soups and hot chocolates. But most of all, I love the apple season, especially apple-picking. For a record this year we … Continue reading

Raspberry Pecan Tart

Yield: one 9-inch tart Recipe: 102/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 116      After several months of not posting any new recipes from Anna’s cookbook, I decided that it was time to remedy this! I “owed” my boyfriend two cakes due to two lost bets, and as per his request I made this delicious-looking raspberry … Continue reading

Light Fruitcake Ring

Yield: one 8-cup bundt cake Recipe: 60/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 250    My dad is generally not a huge fan of desserts, but one thing he adores during the holiday season is fruitcake. He always receives the store-bought fruitcakes as a gift (the ones with the red and green cherries). I thought that this … Continue reading

Maple Pecan Chocolate Squares

Yield: about 16 squares Recipe: 47/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 60      I had pecans. I had chocolate. The only logical thing to do was to make the delicious-looking maple pecan chocolate squares seen in Anna’s cookbook. They looked rich and buttery, and they were exactly that! Uncomplicated to make, rich, chocolatey, buttery and … Continue reading

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 17/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 98    As one may have noticed from reading this blog, I am an avid fan of all things chocolate. Having one of my frequent urges for chocolate and having pecans on hand, I decided to make a recipe that sounded only too delicious: chocolate … Continue reading