Spring Vanilla Cake

Spring Vanilla Cake

This 6″ spring classic vanilla cake is anything but ordinary! With cute bunny ears made from fresh thyme and spring flowers this cake will impress your guests! The three layers of perfectly delicate, light and airy cake are slathered in a fluffy buttercream vanilla icing.

Mini Carrot Cake Loaves

Mini Carrot Cake Loaves

These mini carrot cake loaves are super moist and the sweetest size. Each cake is filled with crushed pineapple, raisins, cinnamon and ginger. And of course carrots and pecans! They are topped with light fluffy, lemon cream cheese icing and chopped pecans. This recipe feeds a crowd and can be turned into cupcakes or one large layered cake.

Gingerbread Yule Log

Gingerbread Yule Log

This gingerbread Yule log will become a holiday favourite. The beauty of this cake will absolutely wow your guests and believe it or not it’s simpler to make than it looks! The cake is a soft and airy gingerbread sponge cake, full of spices and molasses. Then it’s filled and iced with a rum flavoured whipped cream. It’s simply irresistible!

Classic 4 layer Chocolate Cake

Classic Chocolate Cake

This 4 layer chocolate cake is rich, chocolatey and moist. It’s a classic dessert that never goes out of style and is the perfect ending for any meal.

Baked Apples with Brown Sugar

Baked Apples with Brown Sugar

This is a simple recipe to enjoy during the autumn and winter. These baked apples with brown sugar are like little individual apple crumbles without any fuss. The filling is similar to a crumble with oats, nuts and cinnamon!

Almond Pear Cake

Almond Pear Cake

This almond pear cake is a simple yet elegant dessert to wow your guests. It’s light in texture and full of nutty almond flavour! The pears are simply nestled within the cake batter and peak through as the cake bakes. It’s an absolute stunner of a cake!

Summer Peach Pavlova

Summer Pavlova

This summer pavlova is made with fresh, juicy peaches, apricots, and blackberries. It’s gluten free and is the perfect dessert to enjoy for a light summer treat. It’s crisp on the outside and has a chewy, marshmallow center that’s full of juicy fruits.

Lemon Berry Angel Food Cake

This summery, spongy angel food cake is bursting with berries and drenched in a lemon glaze. It’s the perfect show stopper cake to serve for an easy light summer dessert.

Berry Cheese Tart

Berry Cheese Tart

This simple berry cheese tart is a fun cross between a tart and a cheesecake. But it’s made with a flaky, buttery puff pastry base, a fluffy, and light cream cheese filling and topped with fresh fruit bursting with summer sweetness. This recipe easily doubles.

Rhubarb Almond Tart

Rhubarb Almond Tart

This rhubarb almond tart is the perfect dessert to enjoy spring’s first arrival of rhubarb. Not only is it unique but a show stopper that will impress your guests. Its texture is a combination of crunchy and soft and the flavours are full of nutty almonds with tart rhubarb, making this a new and exciting dessert.

Blackberry Lavender Crumble

Blackberry Lavender Crumble

This blackberry lavender crumble is juicy, fruity and has a slightly floral bite with a crunchy and buttery top. Top with ice cream and enjoy this classic crumble with a twist all summer long.

COCONUT CREAM PIE

Coconut Cream Pie

If you’re looking for the perfect coconut cream pie than look no further. This recipe is a classic – a buttery flaky pie crust, a creamy, coconut-ty filling, and a light, airy meringue topping, piled high! And don’t forget more coconut scattered overtop and browned to perfection!

Raspberry Tea Cakes

Raspberry Tea Cakes

These sweet little raspberry tea cakes look as exquisite as they taste! Each little cake is light and moist with bits of raspberries scattered throughout. They are covered in a blanket of glossy pink rose icing adding just a touch of delicate floral flavour. Not to mention, they are the perfect little treat to serve with a cup of tea or for a special occasion. You can make this recipe ahead of time too!

White Chocolate Cranberry Tart

White Chocolate Cranberry Tart

This show stopper of a dessert is perfect for celebrating a special occasion or holiday. The buttery bottom is made from a shortcrust. The filling is tart with cranberries and infused with rosemary, then topped with sweet, white chocolate and decorated with sugared rosemary and cranberries.

Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Here’s a light, buttery and soft pineapple upside down cake made simple. This cake is zesty with hints of lime and has a gooey caramel topping made right in the pan, making this upside down cake easy peasy!

Homemade Flakies

Homemade Flakies

Surprisingly, it’s super easy to make homemade flakies and these blackberry lilac flakies are stunningly beautiful and out of this world delicious!

Bunny Chow Banana Bread Dessert

‘Bunny Chow’ Banana Bread Dessert

This dessert is a sweet version of a South African Bunny Chow. It has a light and not too sweet banana bread that is dug out and filled with vanilla ice cream. Then it’s loaded with dark chocolate. You’re going to fall in love with this bunny chow banana bread dessert, promise!

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

This old fashioned peach cobbler is a classic, simple recipe that is super juicy. The peaches are poured over the batter to create a biscuit like topping that peaks through the peaches.

Swirled Strawberry Meringue Baskets for Canada Day

Strawberry Swirl Meringue Baskets

These strawberry swirl meringue baskets are light, fresh and crisp! They are the perfect size for one and are gluten free! Dress your meringues with a variety of your favourite fillings, like chocolate, ice cream, nuts, etc.

Make ahead, No bake cheesecake for Spring

Make ahead, No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

You’re going to fall in love with this make head, no bake strawberry cheesecake recipe! These cheesecake squares taste more like a light strawberry mousse on a bed of buttery chocolate, than actual cheesecake, perfect for a light summer treat.

Persian Inspired Pavlova - 2 Tiered Cake

Persian Inspired Pavlova – 2 Tiered Cake

This Persian inspired pavlova is flavoured with rosewater, it’s light, airy, yet crisp with a marshmallowy centre. It’s filled with pistachios, pomegranates and blackberries and drizzled with caramel sauce. It’s a show stopper of a dessert that no one can resist!

Alie Romano

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I'm a professional baker, recipe developer & photographer behind Baking For Friends. I specialize in classic & comforting baking. I hope you enjoy the recipes & find inspiration of your own to bring your family & friends together over home-cooked food!

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