Relish Recipes — baking

Rhubarb-Oatmeal Streusel Muffins

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Rhubarb-Oatmeal Streusel Muffins
These muffins have been a "Donna-Marie favourite" for years. The original recipe hails from the Canadian Living Country Cooking cookbook from 1991. No matter in what form this tasty quick bread is baked, it's the highlight of any breakfast or coffee break and best served warm.

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Anna Olson's Chewy Chocolate Brownie Cookie

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Anna Olson's Chewy Chocolate Brownie Cookie

These more-ish cookies have a lovely crackled satin surface that looks just like a well-made pan of chocolate brownies and they have a chocolate flavour that’s just as intense due to the proportionately large quantity of chocolate in the recipe. Get that glass of cold milk ready! We may just have a plate of these on March 25, 2023, when Anna comes to Relish to launch her new cookbook - Baking Wisdom.

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Mary Berg's Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake with Cornflake Crunch

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Mary Berg's Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake with Cornflake Crunch

A happy accident while grocery shopping led to the surprise star of this cake. While perusing the baking aisle looking for peanut butter chips, I hastily grabbed a bag of butterscotch instead. Typically, I find butterscotch chips cloyingly sweet but, with the cornflakes, peanuts, and extra sprinkle of salt, oh my gosh, so good. While either will work, this is just further proof of my belief that there are no mistakes in the kitchen.

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Meyer Lemon Yogurt Cake

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Meyer Lemon Yogurt Cake
In the depths of winter and into early spring, there's a bright sparkle if you know where to look - Meyer lemons hitting the produce section of the grocery store. This sweet winter citrus is thought to be a cross between a lemon and mandarin orange. In this sunny lemon loaf cake, yogurt and olive oil join forces to give a luxe, super-moist texture, making it the perfect "sprinter" (winter to spring) treat! 

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Nik's Easy Drop Biscuits

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Nik's Easy Drop Biscuits
Light and fluffy drop biscuits baked with Cheddar, Gruyère and oven baked ham, then finished with a swipe of honey butter. What could be easier? Ideal for an Easter brunch or quick lunch with homemade soup. - Recipe courtesy of Weekend At The Cottage

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