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Canadian Dessert Recipes

Niagara Peach Crisp

Fresh peaches baked with a splash of rum topped with a buttery oatmeal crumble gives this seasonal dessert its intense flavour. If you are lucky enough to be in the Niagara region in mid-summer, make sure to take the scenic drive along the Niagara Parkway between the falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake.  You’ll pass a number of…

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Canadian Dessert Recipes

Granny’s Butter Tarts

This iconic Canadian pastry is filled with butter, sugar, syrup, egg and raisins, then baked until the filling has gelled. Dating back to pioneer days, the genuinely beloved butter tart is the quintessential Canadian treat.  Its origins can be traced back to Central Ontario with the first published recipe appearing in 1900 in Barrie. Nowadays,…