Baking · Cake · Desserts

Red, White and Blue Berry Trifle

I have no clue why it's called a trifle. The word means something of little importance or value. This dessert isn't anywhere in that neighborhood. It is gorgeous, fresh and delicious. My first experience with trifle was during a visit to Victoria during tea at Butchart Gardens. I devoured layers of soaked sponge-cake, fruit and… Continue reading Red, White and Blue Berry Trifle

Baking · Bread · Breakfast · Cake · Desserts

Country Blueberry Monkey Bread

Monkey bread is the devil. I cannot resist it. I especially enjoy a new spin on it, like adding some kind of new flavor to the delicious combo of cinnamon sugar and buttery goodness.  I can more readily call it breakfast if it includes fruit which makes this blueberry filled bread perfect for supporting my… Continue reading Country Blueberry Monkey Bread

Baking · Bread · Breakfast · Desserts · Muffins

Bakerlady’s Best of Blueberries

I started thinking about blueberries after my 6th friend posted on Facebook that they were blueberry picking. No joke. Who knew that all the cool kids go blueberry picking in August? Actually, come to think of it, a few weeks ago when my sister watched my munchkins, she took them out to harvest some blueberries… Continue reading Bakerlady’s Best of Blueberries

Baking · Desserts

Blueberries and Cream Pie

Are you a crust or filling person? Pie eaters (I've found) fall into one of these two distinct categories. Those who tolerate the crust as a means for getting gorgeous amazing delicious filling into their mouths. And those who believe a flaky light crust absolutely is the best thing about pie. That the filling is… Continue reading Blueberries and Cream Pie

Baking · Cake · Desserts

Red, White and Blue Berry Trifle

I have no clue why it's called a trifle. The word means something of little importance or value. This dessert isn't anywhere in that neighborhood. It is gorgeous, fresh and delicious. My first experience with trifle was during a recent visit to Victoria during tea at Butchart Gardens. I devoured layers of soaked sponge-cake, fruit… Continue reading Red, White and Blue Berry Trifle

Baking · Muffins · Snacks

Blueberry Bran Muffins

A little healthy snack for those of you watching your calories at the start of the new year. Don't we all have those 5 (cough!) - ok, 15 "Christmas cookie pounds" to lose? I certainly do. All my baking caught up with me this year. I modified this recipe so each muffin has a mere… Continue reading Blueberry Bran Muffins