Blog Archives for category confections

Candied orange peel is deceptively simple to make and loaded with flavour! It can be eaten as-is (delicious!) or used in other recipes.

candied orange peel revisited

I once again found myself needing to make some candied orange peel for a cookie recipe – I went so… Continue reading »

Deliciously buttery and caramelly Old-Fashioned Butterscotch Lollipops. For kids of all ages!

old-fashioned butterscotch lollipops

big photo I’m a fan of butterscotch, and every time I bring butterscotch cookies to work, or anything with butterscotch… Continue reading »

Rich and chewy Bourbon Caramels – the combination of flavours totally reminds me of Irish Cream. Delicious!

bourbon caramels

I seem to go through cycles with caramels. I don’t make them often, but once I start, I want to… Continue reading »

Spiced Maple Walnut Caramels, with the richly layered flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, plus of course maple syrup and walnuts.

spiced maple walnut caramels

I won’t bore you all with the details, but one thing led to another, yadda yadda yadda, and I found… Continue reading »

Sweet and soft Chai Tea Caramels, with the classic masala chai flavours of ginger, cardamom, star anise, cloves and cinnamon.

chai tea caramels

I love chai tea. Especially when it’s made properly, with the spices simmered in the milk to get maximum flavour,… Continue reading »

Apple Cider Caramels – rich with the flavours of autumn – fresh, crisp apples, cinnamon and caramel.

apple cider caramels

In most parts of Canada (at least in my experience), if you ask for an apple cider in any bar… Continue reading »

Orange Espresso Caramels – the flavours of sweet caramel, bitter espresso, and bright, fresh orange complement each other perfectly. You'll want to eat them all!

orange espresso caramels

I’ve been really into making caramels lately and continuing that theme this week. Also, it’s apparently summer now, so I’m… Continue reading »

Candied Orange Peel – deceptively simple to make and loaded with flavour! It can be eaten as-is (delicious!) or used in other recipes.

candied orange peel

Okay, I made this orange peel specifically for a caramel recipe that I wanted to try – orange espresso caramels…. Continue reading »

Chocolate Espresso Caramels – combining three wonderful flavours into one delicious treat.

chocolate espresso caramels

Apparently I’m on a caramel kick right now. A few weeks ago I made some coconut caramels, and then I… Continue reading »

chocolate coconut caramels

chocolate coconut caramels

Last week I made some coconut caramels (reeeeeally good), and I had some cream left over so of course I… Continue reading »

coconut caramels

coconut caramels

I haven’t made caramels for quite awhile, and I’ve been really wanting to for several weeks. And I’ve been procrastinating… Continue reading »

gingerbread caramels

gingerbread caramels

There’s a little chocolate shop in my neighbourhood that I would shop at daily if I could (I’m limited both… Continue reading »

peppermint marshmallows

peppermint marshmallows

It’s become something of a tradition for me to make marshmallows at Christmas-time. When I first started making them, I… Continue reading »

meyer lemon marshmallows

meyer lemon marshmallows

I’ve mentioned before that I’m not a fan of sugary things, and that includes marshmallows. But I am a fan… Continue reading »

honey almond nougat

honey almond nougat

I was at the Farmer’s Market a couple weeks ago and there was a woman selling homemade nougat. And I… Continue reading »