Baking & Desserts

Honey, Lemon and Thyme Ice Cream
Steeping the thyme in the cream mixture brings out the subtle taste of this favorite summer herb. More »
Blueberry Ginger Ice
It seems not to matter whether you use fresh or thawed frozen blueberries in this recipe, according to Marilyn Linton and Tanya Linton, authors of The Ice Cream Bible. You can omit the chopped mint if you prefer. For a perfect red, white and blue holiday dessert, serve a scoop of this ice with a... More »
Peppermint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
This cool, refreshing ice cream is a hit with both kids and adults. If you’re a true fan of this classic combo, you might want to add some green food coloring to make sure it looks minty. This version is white and packs a refreshing punch. More »
Dulce de Leche Ice Cream
Dulce de leche, a traditional Latin American topping, has found a place on many desserts, such as this ice cream. It’s not just fun to eat but also fun to make because it’s so easy — all you have to do is stir the sweetened condensed milk. You won’t believe that the caramel is made from that one... More »
Coconut Ice Cream
Here is the classic Thai ice cream that could not be simpler and it could not be better. You can jazz it up with flavors and additions in the modern manner, but we think it is perfect as is. Thais love it sprinkled with chopped peanuts and served in tiny bowls. Wouldn't it be great this summer! More »
The Perfect Ice Cream
We evaluate ice cream, like wine, according to certain criteria, including appearance, texture, flavor and meltability, say The Ice Cream Bible authors and food experts Marilyn Linton and Tanya Linton.             Appearance is the most obvious... More »
Easy Ice Cream Sandwiches
Summer is the perfect time for some good old fashioned chilling! What better way to celebrate the coming of summer than to offer you a recipe (for all ages) that does exactly that...  Alison Lewis' Homemade Ice Cream Sandwich (Chilling)  from 400 Best Sandwich Recipes: Serves 4 Sometimes... More »
Chocolate Yogurt
If you happen to have a chocolate-flavored whey protein, use it in place of the skim milk powder to help thicken this yogurt. Use good-quality cocoa powder, or replace the honey and cocoa with 1⁄3 cup (75 mL) sweetened chocolate syrup. This is the perfect cool down recipe for a hot summer morning! More »
Roasted Summer Fruit (perfect for toddlers)
This recipe works for virtually any fruit and can be served with breakfast, lunch or dinner. Although roasting fruit does demand a wee bit of work, the return is worth it. The caramelization of natural sugars created by roasting is tough to duplicate. Try it once and we promise you’ll do it over... More »
Yogurt Cake with Fresh Berries
This light-as-can-be cake has an easy sophistication and is perfect for summer. An ample amount of yogurt, chock full of calcium and protein, is part of the cake's secret, as well its healthfulness. Fresh berries, high in vitamin C and manganese, are the perfect complement. More »
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