Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate chip scones, a favourite of my son, especially now that I top them with chocolate ganache.

Pistachio Cranberry Mini Scones

Pistachio Cranberry Mini Scones

A festive scone with flecks of bright green pistachio and deep red cranberry, topped with a decadent white chocolate glaze.

Holiday Baking Favourites You Can Make Ahead

Holiday Baking Favourites You Can Make Ahead

Holiday baking doesn’t have to be complicated. While you may want to tackle a festive trifle or any of the intricate creations you see on televised baking competitions–and kudos to you if you do–a simple approach also works. A few holiday standards can supplement a showstopper or be the star of the show in and of themselves.  

Mango Pistachio Scones

Mango Pistachio Scones

Diced fresh mango works well here, adding a pop of tart flavour to the rich dough. I added pistachios for crunch and a cardamom for a little bit of spice.

Maple Swirls

Maple Swirls

These swirls use a biscuit-style dough, so they come together much more quickly than a yeast-based cinnamon roll. I switched out the cinnamon for maple to introduce a different flavour.

Maple Oat Sandwich Cookies

Maple Oat Sandwich Cookies

Maple icing sandwiched between two oatmeal cookies topped with maple flakes.