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foolproof: blackberry coffee cake

Sometimes you just have to have cake. Cornelius and I had returned from a very decadent lunch at Salad de Fruits where we dined on amazing moules et frites (at a very reasonable $10.99) on an outdoor patio. Afterwards, we…

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what time is it? it’s time for cake: spice cake with penuche frosting

Last night I was in the mood for cake but I didn’t want something with a lot of calories, so I poked into one of the cookbooks that I found on my Portland trip: 1,001 Low-Fat Vegetarian Recipes (found on…

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everybody likes cupcakes: vegan chocolate cupcakes

My cold is nearing the two week mark and I’m so not thrilled at its take on longevity. Ugh. I did manage to have a lovely birthday and thank you all for your well-wishes!! Cornelius did make me a cake…

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bad planning & a little cake inspiration

On Monday, it will be my birthday and I like to make a fuss about such things. Last year I had a lovely picnic in the park outside our apartment with all my friends and I made chocolate vegan cupcakes…

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the personal is political: bill’s coconut bread + norwegian apple cake

I have a great many cookbooks and I peruse them constantly when I’m at odds on what to cook or bake. But sometimes, I can’t find exactly what I’m looking for and let’s just face it, sometimes it’s easier to…

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let me eat cake: fresh apple cake

Wow, two new posts in one night?! I must be procrastinating! Actually, I’m still thinking about that article about Vancouver housing costs…. Last month, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver reported that the average sale price of a single-family…

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banana fana fo fana: willie nelson’s famous banana bread AKA ubc cake

Cornelius loves bananas. I hate ‘em and I welcome their untimely demise. There is only one instance where I welcome their sickly sweet and slimy texture…it’s a version of banana bread that won me over at our local bakery, called…

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vegan birthday: vegan coconut cupcakes

Sunday was my good friend Kristen’s birthday and I figured I’d bring along a sweet, vegan treat to our Monday night bowling league to help celebrate. After all, it’s always best to keep the birthday flame alive! Normally, when I…

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