Very Fruity Mini Whiskey Fruitcakes

Yield: 12 mini fruitcakes Recipe: 118/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 249     My dad is a lover of Scotch and maybe even more so of fruitcake, especially during Christmas. Since I got him a bottle of Scotch for Christmas, I thought that these little whisky fruitcakes would be a very appropriate afternoon or evening … Continue reading

Maple Raisin Scones

Yield: 8 large scones Recipe: 117/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 260     The main reason why I decided to do these scones was because I had almond milk in my fridge, a rare event, and thought it was the perfect opportunity use it for a recipe. I must admit that I had serious doubts … Continue reading

Festive Fruitcake

Yield: one 9×5 inch fruitcake Recipe: 109/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 270       For Christmas I made this recipe for my dad who is a huge fan of fruitcake. I was long overdue to post this recipe, but unfortunately time has gotten away from me these past few months. Better late than never! … Continue reading

Mincemeat Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 78/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 99     Like most people, I strongly dislike wasting food. As such, whenever I have some fruits or vegetables, or any other ingredient for that matter, laying around that I know will probably turn bad before I get to consume it, I search for a recipe … Continue reading

Raisin Butter Tarts

Yield: 12 butter tarts Recipe: 22/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 100    Miniature tarts. Butter. Gooey filling. This is the exact concoction that you will obtain with this recipe! Have you ever been in the process of making a recipe and you just knew by looking at it that it would be delicious once cooked … Continue reading

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Yield: 2 dozen cookies Recipe: 8/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 20     As the holiday period (my favorite time of the year!) comes to a close, it is time to cook and bake for family and friends! My first recipe of the season was something that I never tried to make myself: oatmeal raisin … Continue reading