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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 · Cake · Desserts

Scratch Cake Mixes & Strawberry Cream

I've mentioned a few times that I'm taking a cake decorating class. I'm enjoying it tremendously and learning all sorts of fun things. Don't judge my decorating skills too harshly, I'm still learning. I found this cake mix recipe years ago and it has never failed me. Perfect if you don't want to make a… Continue reading Scratch Cake Mixes & Strawberry Cream

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 · Desserts

Mixed Berries with Mascarpone-Limoncello Cream

As a special treat this week, I got to help my mother prepare for my sister's birthday party. I don't know why it took until I was in my 30's for us to team up throwing soirées, but I'm so glad we finally got our acts together. We both love to cook and bake, and… Continue reading Mixed Berries with Mascarpone-Limoncello Cream