Earl Grey Tea Cake with Lavender Swiss Meringue Buttercream

This cake was the inspiration for a very special kitchen tea bridal shower cake for a friend of mine. Her theme was rustic & lavender, so this Earl Grey Tea Semi Naked Cake… Continue reading

Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake with Creme Anglaise

What do you do when it’s the middle of winter and the arctic vortex is blowing through town? You stay home in the warmth and make a Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake with… Continue reading

Churros with Quick Nutella Sauce

I love baked goods but every now and again a little bit of fried goodness is just what you need, and when you think of fried goodies, Churros are right up there on… Continue reading

Maple Bacon Cupcakes (with a touch of whisky)

If you didn’t know already, salty sweet is hands down my favourite flavour combo, and these Maple Bacon Cupcakes definitely do not disappoint. It all starts with a brown sugar and whisky cupcake,… Continue reading

Banana Caramel Layer Cake

Scrumptious banana cake with caramel cream cheese frosting, chocolate ganache drip, and banana walnut praline.. oh yeah! This recipe was born out of a bowlful of overripe bananas and a desire to make… Continue reading

Bubblegum Macarons

My love affair with the gorgeous macaron continues on strong with these Bubblegum Macarons, and I have to say, I think these might just be my new favourite! If you want a flavour… Continue reading

Easter Cookies

If you’re looking for a more personal Easter gift idea, something that’s not just another chocolate egg, then how about a cute gift bag of these pastel pretty Easter Cookies. I mean really,… Continue reading

Meringue Kisses, and a lesson in failures

How cute are meringue kisses? I mean seriously, look at them, so cute! These are, for lack of a better phrase, so hot right now. People like the Meringue Girls and Charlie Buckett… Continue reading

Key Lime Pie

If you’re looking for a simple and scrumptious summery dessert, then look no further than Key Lime Pie. Sweet, zingy and creamy all at once, it’s the perfect way to end a bbq… Continue reading

Chocolate Irish Coffee Cupcakes

Struggling to get through the 3pm afternoon slump? Not sure if you need a coffee, a sugar hit, or even a stiff drink? Well I’ve got the answer, Chocolate Irish Coffee Cupcakes. Chocolate,… Continue reading

Sponge Cake with Raspberries, Mascarpone Cream & Sugar Roses

It’s 2015 and I’m back for another year, celebrating a belated 2nd anniversary of foodequalshappyme with a classic sponge cake filled with fresh raspberries & mascarpone cream, and decorated with some beautiful sugar… Continue reading

Chocolate & Salted Peanut Butter Macarons

Yep, another macaron recipe, and I’m unapologetic because macarons are still awesome in my books – especially these Chocolate & Salted Peanut Butter Macarons. That’s right not only another Macaron recipe, but also… Continue reading