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Canadian Dessert Recipes

Queen Elizabeth Cake

This Canadian classic is a moist date pudding cake topped with a delicious butterscotch and coconut frosting that is fit for a queen.

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

Also known as STP or sticky date pudding, this classic dessert consists of a moist sponge cake made with chopped dates covered with a toffee sauce.

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American Dessert Recipes

Chocolate Lovers Pudding

If you love chocolate, you’ll get your fix with this easy stovetop dessert pudding made with cocoa, milk and sugar. Top it off with some fresh whipped cream.

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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,…

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Pouding Chomeur (Poor Man’s Pudding)

This old-time recipe is a simple cake baked in a hot maple caramel sauce.

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Canadian Dessert Recipes

Old Fashioned Raisin Pie

In the days before refrigeration and air cargo shipments of fresh produce from all corners of the globe, fruit was almost considered a luxury item in winter.  Times were tough during the war years, people lived on much less and were forced to ration. I can remember my dad telling me that one of their…

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American Dessert Recipes

Banana Nut Bread

Having too many ripe bananas around our place poses more of an opportunity than a problem. With this easy recipe, you’ll watch those bananas disappear in no time. While most cooks add walnuts, I prefer the more delicate flavor and crunch of almonds.

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American Dessert Recipes

Peanut Butter & Cashew Cookies

The perfect treat for peanut butter lovers in a nutty, chewy healthier over-sized cookie.

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American Dessert Recipes

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

If you have about 1½ cups of ripe fresh pineapple to spare, and are in the mood for baking, then you and your family are sure to enjoy this twist on traditional upside-down cake. I prefer to make it in a skillet the old-fashioned way since it’s easier to melt the butter, cooks a little…