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Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Cake

"My great-aunt gave me this rhubarb cake recipe. It's especially delicious when rhubarb is in season, and tastes even better with the old-fashioned milk topping. But you'll love it even with frozen rhubarb and 'modern-day' whipped topping!" —Marilyn Homola, Hazel, South Dakota

Rhubarb Cranberry Cookies

"I like the sudden hit of sweetness when you bite into the white chips. It really complements the tart flavour...


Rhubarb Torte

"Each year when Grandmother asked what kind of birthday cake I'd like, I always said I wanted her rhubarb torte."...


Strawberry Rhubarb Cheesecake Bars

"These cheesecake bars layer a buttery pecan shortbread crust with a rich and creamy filling and sweet-tart strawberry rhubarb jam....


Rhubarb Dumplings

"I love to try new recipes. When I served these at a recent family gathering, I got lots of compliments."...

Rhubarb Crumble Ice Cream

"This rhubarb crumble ice cream combines two of my favourite desserts into one fantastic creation! If you close your eyes,...


Crispy French Toast

"Cornflakes add irresistible crunch to this easy baked French toast recipe. My light version uses egg substitute and skim milk...

Pineapple Carrot Cake

"This moist cake with cream cheese frosting is the best I've ever eaten. It's so simple, too, because it uses...


Carrot Honey Loaf

"As a busy health-care professional and mom, one of the most meaningful gifts I give to the people I love...


Carrot Spice Thumbprint Cookies

"Carrot cake is a family favourite, and these delicious cookies taste just like it with shredded carrots, dried cranberries, toasted...


Carrot Sheet Cake

"We sold pieces of this to-die-for carrot cake at an art show. Before long, we sold out of all the...

Carrot Blueberry Cupcakes

"Carrots, blueberries, pineapple and zucchini make an interesting and delicious combination in these unique little treats." —Patricia Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.


Wonderful Carrot Cake

"This healthy carrot cake recipe is moist, tender and delicious. Kids will love it because it's sweet, and you'll love...


Vertical Carrot Cake

"This vertical spin on a cherished classic is packed with spices and sure to impress. The brown butter cream cheese...


Coffee Mug Molten Chocolate Cake

There is nothing quite as satisfying as warm chocolate cake. The following recipe from America’s Test Kitchen is fool-proof and...


Holiday Meringue Miniatures

"My kids love these light melt-in-your-mouth cookies, and have fun making them. These were always on our Christmas cookie plate...

Miniature Peanut Butter Treats

"This recipe is one of my family's favourites, and I make the treats a lot, especially at Christmas. I have...


Martha Washington Candy

"Passed down by my grandmother and mother, this Martha Washington candy recipe is a cherished family tradition. We've even had...


Old-World Ricotta Cheesecake

"I reconstructed this dessert based on an old recipe that had been in the family for years but was never...


Caramel Nut Logs

"It’s a good thing this recipe makes a lot—the wrapped logs never stick around long! They take a bit of...


Sticky Toffee Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce

"The classic Sticky Toffee Pudding is a traditional dessert in the United Kingdom. I love that I can just stay...


Grandma’s Pecan Rum Bars

"My grandmother handed down the recipe for these gooey bars that we all love. The candied cherries are a must."...


Italian Holiday Cookies

"Many of our holiday traditions centre around the foods my mother made while I was growing up. These cookies, which...


Baked Cranberry Pudding

"This is an old-fashioned pudding that's a cranberry lover's delight. Serve warm topped with whipped cream for an elegant look,...


Incredible Coconut Cake

"I found this coconut cake recipe in a newspaper many years ago and modified it to suit my taste. This...

Italian Cream Cheese Cake

"Buttermilk makes every bite of this awesome Italian cream cheese cake recipe moist and flavourful. I rely on this recipe...


Holiday Ambrosia Cake

"This is from an old recipe that came to me as a typical fruitcake. I added pineapple, coconut and pineapple...


Best Red Velvet Cake

"It's just not Christmas at our house until this festive cake appears. This is different from other red velvet cake...


Mini Meringue Pumpkins

"Cast a sweet spell over your Halloween party guests by making a pumpkin patch’s worth of treats. It’s easy to...


Brownie Haunted House

"You don’t have to worry about getting this spooky showstopper to stand upright. These fudgy brownies are the perfect canvas...


Halloween Witch Cake

If you're looking for an extra-special dessert to serve for Halloween, this witch cake will delight all the ghouls and...