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Sweet Bake Shop Book
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Bakery Life / 07.01.2018

Happy 2018, friends! This is the year that I turn 32 (!!!) but also, the year that my book finally arrives on store shelves and into the hands of fellow bakers! YAY! Coincidentally, both of those two things are happening on the same day this year, which means PARTY TIME!!! Just kidding, it actually means media interviews, early mornings and a book tour – a busy but fun time! More on all of that soon… I’ve had so many questions about what it’s really like to write a cookbook, how to...

Cakes, Recipes & Tutorials / 19.08.2017

Summer may be almost over, but the weather's still warm enough here to have me steering clear of the oven as often as possible! These individual cheesecakes are quite easy to prepare and the best part? No baking required! You can make them in advance, saving you the stress of last-minute dessert preparation for an event or even just keep them in the freezer for those spontaneous drop-ins from friends and family. Or just make them for yourself, because it's the weekend - no judgement here! These little cheesecakes...

Bakery Life / 14.08.2017

Happy Monday, friends! Over the past two years or so, I've received so many emails from you guys, asking questions about how I opened my bakery, what the process was like, etc. Back in the beginning of 2016, I wrote a post on what I learned after opening a bakery (read it here) but I didn't really go into enough detail for some of you regarding what you need to know before and during the process of opening a bakery, which left you asking so many more questions. So I...

Marshmallow, Other Sweets, Recipes & Tutorials / 17.06.2017

I can't tell you the last time that I sat around a campfire as an adult - it's been way too long!! As a child, I used to love going camping and my favourite part of each trip was sitting by the fire in the evening (after a day of swimming in the lake), making and eating s'mores. We did it the only way we knew how - toasting marshmallows on sticks until golden brown, then sandwiching them between two graham crackers, with a piece of milk chocolate stuffed...

Bakery Life / 04.06.2017

Ok that title is perhaps a little dramatic - LOL. Today's post is all about what I consider essential to my kitchen and pantry and of course, living without these things is completely and utterly possible (obviously). However, these are items that I use on a weekly, if not daily, basis and doing my job without them would seem strange to me at this point and maybe even a little difficult. It's also worth saying that these are things I've collected over time - 6 years, in fact -...

Bakery Life / 20.05.2017

Hello, hello! I hope that you're enjoying your weekend, wherever you are! Today I want to talk about pop-up shops - more specifically, bakery pop-up shops. I've had a lot of questions come my way regarding how I plan, what sweets I sell, how to draw customers and so on, so I'm dedicating a blog post to the topic in hopes of helping you to navigate this process. Below are 8 things that I check off of my list, one by one, each and every time I've popped...

Cookies, Holidays / 13.04.2017

Hello, friends! Today I'm sharing how to make a big bunny cookie that's filled with sugary goodness! It's so big, in fact, that you'll need to recruit friends to help you eat it, or you can just keep it all to yourself! Of course, you can also make these cookies with a smaller cookie cutter - in fact, any shape you have handy will do! Years ago at my shop, we made these "Confetti Clocks" for New Years Eve celebrations, which were the same concept, just in a...

Holidays, Recipes & Tutorials / 13.02.2017

Happy (almost) Valentine's Day! It's no secret that absolutely love baking, but occasionally whipping up something that doesn't involve turning on the oven just feels right. I was browsing one of my favourite local kitchen supply shops a few weeks ago (here) when I found this heart-shaped mold (this one) and I knew it had to come home with me. Heart-shaped food makes me happy! These pancakes are easy to make and are loaded with pops of colour. I used heart-shaped confetti sprinkles in Valentine's Day colours, but honestly, almost...

Cookies, Recipes & Tutorials, Royal Icing / 09.02.2017

Hello, hello! I'm back with another recipe! With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I thought that these cute (and relatively easy to decorate) cookies were the perfect thing to share so that you can bake them at home! I originally created these for the first time when my bakery was open, back in 2015, as a way to use up spare edible gold paint. They were a quick way to decorate cookies to keep up with the demand and also, they're simply pretty. In my opinion, a pretty...

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