Raspberry Date Squares

Raspberry Date Squares

These raspberry date squares are the perfect amount of fruity sweetness and will quickly become a new date square favourite. Medjool dates are mixed with fresh raspberries to enhance and sweeten the jammy filling and then sandwiched between an old-fashioned, crunchy, oat crumble. If you like date squares, you’ll love how these raspberry date squares take it to the next level!!

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.

Strawberry Rhubarb Corn Muffins with Brown Butter

Strawberry Rhubarb Corn Muffins with Brown Butter

Here’s a simple corn muffin recipe with a fun twist! These muffins are loaded with sweet strawberries and tart rhubarb and then slathered in nutty brown butter. They are perfectly moist and flavourful with a slight cornmeal crunch. You’ll definitely want to keep this recipe on hand for spring!

Blueberry Compote

Blueberry Compote

This easy blueberry compote makes a beautiful addition to many desserts. Top ice cream, pancakes, French toast, or you can add to a cheese platter and enjoy it with a bottle of wine.

Blueberry Ricotta Muffins

Blueberry Ricotta Muffins

These muffins are made with ricotta cheese and buttermilk creating a moist and fluffy texture. They are packed with blueberry goodness and make the perfect snack or morning treat!

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.

Blueberry Turnovers

Blueberry Turnovers

These blueberry turnovers are made with pie pastry instead of phyllo and then filled with homemade blueberry sauce and topped with a simple sugar glaze. They will no doubt be the best turnovers you’ll ever have! You can substitute your favourite blueberry jam in a pinch.

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!

Almond Cherry Cupcakes

Looking for a light summer treat? Then this is the recipe for you! These almond cherry cupcakes are filled with chunks of fresh cherries and topped with light, airy whipped cream. It’s a simple and easy cupcake recipe using fresh ingredients.

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!

Blackberry Lilac Compote

Blackberry Lilac Compote

This compote has a delicate floral flavour of lilacs with sweet bursts of blackberries. Use it to top off ice cream, pancakes, French toast, or you can add it to a cheese platter and enjoy with a bottle of wine.

Berry Pie using Frozen Fruit

Berry Pie using Frozen Fruit

Here’s a simple pie recipe using frozen berries. It’s a quick and easy dessert that can be used with all of your favourite frozen fruits or berries.

Dark Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

Dark Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

These dark chocolate cranberry muffins are perfectly soft, a little tart from the cranberries with bits of rich chocolate mixed with a light cake like batter. They are the perfect cross of a muffin and a mini cake!

Lemon Blueberry Scones

Lemon Blueberry Scones & Tips for the Perfect Scones

If you’re a scone fan, you’ll love these buttery, flaky lemon blueberry scones. They are filled with juicy blueberries that add moisture to the dough and the slight zest of lemon adds a fresh citrusy flavour.

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.

Healthy Blueberry Banana Oat Bake

Healthy Blueberry Banana Oat Bake

This is a healthy blueberry banana oat bake that is quick, easy and delicious. The whole family will enjoy warm bursts of blueberries, bananas and baked cinnamony flavours.

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.

Adult Pop Tarts

Calling all adults these homemade pop tarts are made for you! They are made with a pie crust that is flaky and buttery which  crumbles away from a light and sweet rhubarb ginger compote filling. And thin slices of fresh strawberries are layered in between creating a delicate pocket that a pastry lover could not resist.

Chai Spiced Poached Pears

Chai Spiced Poached Pears

Poached pears are a sophisticated dessert yet simple to make. These pears are poached in chai tea and honey for a natural sweetness and topped with hazelnuts and cream.

Cherry Pie

Cherry Pie

Here’s a summer fruit pie, piled high with fresh ripe, plump cherries and topped with a flaky lattice crust. You can’t beat a simple, classic and beautiful cherry pie!

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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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