Baking & Desserts

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Baking & Desserts

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Who doesn't have a sweet spot for sweets? Here, a roundup of our most adored dessert and baked goods recipes of the year.

Whether it's a favourite dish you whip up with the kids, a showstopper you make for an event, or a special dessert you treat yourself to, we all have a few go-to recipes when we're in need of something sweet. But, in case you're looking for a new recipe to add to your list of favourites, we have a few amazing contenders lined up.

For the cake lover, you've got to try our Canada's Best Carrot Cake With Cheese Cheese Icing. This deliciously moist treat is perfect for all celebrations—birthdays, showers, reunions, and beyond.

The Christmas cookie lover will be all over our Cream Cheese Gingerbread Thumbprint Cookies. They're soft and chewy and filled with a tangy cream cheese icing.

Like to enjoy your sweets with coffee? Go for our Pumpkin Scones With Whipped Brown Butter Icing, Chocolate Ginger Biscotti, Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Loaf, or our Best Ever Apple Pie—satisfaction guaranteed.

And finally, for the true Canadians, you've got to try our Maple Fudge, Butter Tarts and Butter Tart Squares.

But, no matter which recipe you try—though we encourage you try them all!—you're guaranteed to have an amazing go-to dessert on your need-to-bake roster.

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12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Canada's Best Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

Our most popular recipe ever! This moist carrot cake is welcome at birthdays, weddings, reunions and all special occasions.

Get the recipe: Canada's Best Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Maple Fudge

This classic recipe for dense candy- shop fudge will be an instant family favourite.

Get the recipe: Maple Fudge

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Pumpkin Scones With Whipped Brown Butter Icing

A brown butter spread gives flaky spiced pumpkin scones nutty flavour and an extra touch of sweetness.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Scones With Whipped Brown Butter Icing

Image by: Jodi Pudge By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Best Maple Butter Tarts

Make your own delectable custardy tarts instead of buying them. 

Get the recipe: Best Maple Butter Tarts

Image by: Ryan Brook By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Cream Cheese Gingerbread Thumbprint Cookies

These soft, chewy ginger-spiced thumbprints are filled with a tangy cream cheese icing for the ultimate holiday treat.

Get the recipe: Cream Cheese Gingerbread Thumbprint Cookies

Image by: Jodi Pudge By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Best Butter Tarts

Whether runny or firm, with raisins or nuts, butter tarts are treats that never go out of style.

Get the recipe: Best Butter Tarts

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Chocolate Ginger Biscotti

These twice-baked cookies are great for gifting because their dryness allows them to be stored for long periods of time and is less prone to breaking.

Get the recipe: Chocolate Ginger Biscotti

Image by: Jodi Pudge By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Pumpkin Swirl Loaf

Studded with chocolate chips and crystallized ginger, this moist marbled loaf makes the best fall-flavoured afternoon treat.

Get the recipe: Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Loaf

Image by: Jodi Pudge By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Best Ever Apple Pie

It doesn't get any better than this.

Get the recipe: Best Ever Apple Pie

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

12 of our most beloved dessert recipes of 2016

Butter Tart Squares

The perfect all-Canadian treat.

Get the recipe: Butter Tart Squares

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

 

 

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