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Carrot Cake

"My family's best carrot cake recipe dates back to my great-grandmother! We bake up a few of these carrot cakes for special occasions to make sure there's enough to go around. You'll love the texture this pretty, moist treat gets from pineapple, coconut and, of course, carrots! —Debbie Terenzini-Wilkerson, Lusby, Maryland

Soft Giant Pretzels

"My husband and our friends and family love these soft, chewy pretzels. Let the bread machine mix the dough, then...


Maple Walnut Cake

"This maple-flavoured cake with candied walnuts honours my grandpa, who made maple syrup." —Lori Fee, Middlesex, New York


Ganache-Topped Chocolate Cake

To say this cake is elegant would be an understatement. It’s worthy of special occasions, but once you learn how...


Banana Nut Bread

"This quick bread is a family favourite, so I always try to have ripe bananas on hand for this recipe....

Traditional Chocolate Chip Muffins

"Muffins are one of my favourite things to bake, and these are the best. I always keep some in the...


Delicious Pumpkin Bread

"An enticing aroma wafts through my house when this tender cake-like pumpkin bread is in the oven. I bake extra...

Cranberry Orange Scones

"Moist and scrumptious, these scones come out perfect every time. I savour the chewy dried cranberries and sweet orange glaze....


Lemon Pound Cake Loaves

"My family always asks for this love-me-tender lemon pound cake. Sometimes, I shake things up and make cupcakes with the...


Chocolate & Banana Peel Cake

"This cake highlights the classic flavour combination of chocolate, bananas, and peanut butter, except that no bananas are used—just banana...


Aloha Cupcakes

"A friend asked me to make a coconut and pineapple cupcake for a gathering she was hosting. Everyone agreed that...

Blackberry-Orange Cake

"My grandmother made luscious fruit pies and cobblers using blackberries from her garden. I decided to follow her lead and...


Carrot Cake with Pecan Frosting

"My husband constantly requests this homey, old-fashioned version of carrot cake. The frosting is still tasty even without the pecans."...


Cinnamon Coffee Cake

"I love the excellent texture of this easy coffee cake recipe. Always a crowd-pleaser, its pleasing vanilla flavour enriched by...


Lemon Ricotta Cake

"This recipe is a family gem that was passed down from my grandmother and mother. Garnished with shaved lemon zest,...


Shoofly Pie

"My grandmother made the best shoofly pie in the tradition of the Pennsylvania Dutch. Shoofly pie is to the Pennsylvania...

Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Doughnuts

"Guests will have a touch of nostalgia when they bite into one of these old-fashioned doughnuts. Accents of nutmeg and...


Wyoming Whopper Cookies

"These big country cookies are made to travel—in fact, I came up with this recipe while trying to match a...


Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwich Minis

"My husband absolutely loves ice cream sandwiches and snickerdoodles, so I combined them into one fun treat. Here’s how we...


Super Chunky Cookies

"Chocolate lovers will go crazy over these cookies that feature loads of chocolate! When friends ask me to make "those...


Best Hummus

"Hummus is my go-to appetizer when I need something quick, easy and impressive. Over the years I've picked up a...


Devil’s Food Whoopie Pies

"These mini cookie cakes were one of my favourite treats while I was growing up in Pennsylvania. We called them...


Apple Gingerbread Skillet Cake

"This gingerbread recipe came from my grandmother, and we always ate it with warm applesauce. I adapted it into a...


Caramel Pecan Pumpkin Cake

"Think slow cooker as a cake-maker for some seriously yummy dessert that is easy enough for Sunday brunch and tasty...

Slow-Cooker Mixed Fruit and Pistachio Cake

"This cake is easy to make on a lazy day and is a guaranteed delicious dessert that can be enjoyed...


Chocolate Pecan Skillet Cookie

"Bake up the ultimate shareable cookie. For variety, replace the chocolate chips with an equal quantity of M&M's or chocolate...


Mom’s Buttermilk Cookies

"I treasure my mother’s recipe for these comforting cookie pillows. The tender treats are topped with thick frosting and a...


Date Swirl Cookies

"My granddaughter nicknamed my mother Cookie Grandma because she made wonderful cookie—including these crisp and chewy treats." —Donna Grace, Clancy,...


Crisp Sugar Cookies

"My grandmother always had sugar cookies in her pantry, and we grandchildren would empty that big jar quickly because they...


Grandma’s Star Cookies

"My husband's grandma would only make these butter cutouts with a star cookie cutter. I use various shapes for celebrations...