STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM MATCHA CHIFFON LAYER CAKE

strawberries and cream matcha chiffon layer cake HAPPY SUMMER!  There’s nothing like fresh local strawberries in the summer! I created this unique sky-high matcha cake recipe to celebrate my best friend’s birthday as she’s a matcha lover.   I am entering this original recipe I developed for BCEgg (a non-profit organization […]

SUNDRIED TOMATO AND BROCCOLI QUICHE (GF, Keto, Paleo)

sundried tomato and broccoli quiche in almond flour crust Hi everyone! As you know I love eggs and there’s no shortage of recipes with eggs on my IG feed @cakebrain & on my food blog 𝐂𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐁𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧. I’m so excited to share with you a quiche recipe I […]

CINNAMON TWIST RING MADE WITH WILD YEASTS

Cinnamon Twist Ring made with my sourdough starter, Douglas My teen-bae requested cinnamon rolls…but the only problem is I don’t want to use commercial yeasts.  I want to employ Douglas, my sourdough starter!  She’s always complaining about the “sour” flavour and how she wants me to bake like I used […]

🦄UNICORN CUPCAKES

gf chocolate cupcakes with raspberry-blueberry-vanilla swirl buttercream No worries people, no unicorns were harmed in the making of these cupcakes.My baby is 11 years old and this is the 2nd batch of gf chocolate cupcakes I made for her birthday.  The first batch was with a simple vanilla buttercream and […]

SMALL BATCH CARROT BANANA MUFFINS (refined sugar free)

Would you like some muffin with your gratuitous slab of salted grassfed butter? The 10 yr old got braces a couple of days ago and is so grouchy that she can’t eat her favourite foods.  She’s been complaining about her sore teeth and even decided to divvy up for her […]

LEMON MERINGUE TARTS (Paleo, GF, Refined sugar free)

A tiny slice of the 4″Lemon Meringue Tart I made  Am I in the minority? do you salivate like Pavlov’s Dog when you see a lemon meringue pie cross-section like this? Did you also purchase a huge bag of coconut flour at Costco, like I did…only to let it sit […]

VEGAN MATCHA CACAO CAKE

Organic Vegan Matcha and Cacao Cake Dabbling in the Dark Arts:  vegan baking! 😉 I’m detoxifying from my 8 days of over-indulgence in Cancun, Mexico at one of the best all-inclusive resorts I’ve visited.  The Club Med we stayed at had so many activities that there was something for everybody: […]

TOTORO BUTTER COOKIES WITH MATCHA LEAVES

SO, this is me lesson prepping for tomorrow’s Creative Writing 11 Book Chat tomorrow.  I had my students select a Canadian Novel for an independent project which culminates in a Tea ‘n Cookies Book Chat with their peers. Silly me…I asked what they’d like me to bake and they said […]

Gluten Free Oatmeal-Banana Bread

My 9 yr old’s Gluten Free Oatmeal-Banana Bread…all made in the Vitamix! I’m the only person in the household that avoids gluten because of my autoimmune disease…Hashimoto’s.  One of the things I miss a lot is a really good Banana Bread…full of gluten. There’s something about the texture of gluten-full […]

Miso-Maple Glazed Japanese Eggplant

Here is yet another fabulously easy go-to no-recipe recipe!  Miso-Glazed Japanese Eggplant 3 Japanese eggplant, washed and stem end trimmed off 1 tablespoon Shiro Miso (White Miso Paste) 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup (more or less to taste) 1 tablespoon hot water 1 tablespoon avocado oil Extra avocado oil for […]

CONDENSED MILK POUND CAKE WITH ORGANIC GROUND VANILLA

Condensed Milk Pound Cake with Organic Ground Vanilla That Organic Raw Ground Vanilla was very expensive.  Like $54. I had plopped it into the basket when my husband wasn’t looking.   Happy Friday!After School Cake Date!  I’m baking cake (non-gluten-free!) for my kid today.  It’s been forever since she asked […]