Feather-light Buckwheat Waffles | The Sugar Hit

Feather-light Buckwheat Waffles


  I believe it was Leslie Knope who said,   “We have to remember what’s important in life: Friends, Waffles, Work. Or Waffles, Friends, Work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third.”     So I made these waffles. They are…

Swedish Vanilla Bread | The Sugar Hit

Swedish Vanilla Bread


  Let me blow your mind for a second: I have not purchased a loaf of bread since the beginning of 2014.   WHAAAAAAAAT? Yep. My manfriend and I have been making all our bread from scratch! That no-knead bread…

Raspberry Kouign Amann | The Sugar Hit

Raspberry Kouign Amann


  I cannot express to you how quickly you should stop whatever it is you’re doing and go and make these right now.   It’s very quickly. Like immediately. Because these are, dare I say, the best thing I’ve ever…

Black Plum Compote | The Sugar Hit

Black Plum Compote with Vanilla & Honey


  Stone fruits are without a doubt my most favourite members of the fruit family. Peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots, cherries and all the crazy hybrids in between: luscious.   There is no more decadent food eating experience in my mind,…

Rich Cream Biscuits | The Sugar Hit

Rich Cream Biscuits & Coffee


  This is about as down home as breakfast can get. And about as perfect.   Fresh, buttery flaky biscuits, first thing in the morning? Yes. That’s what I want the morning to be like in my house all the…

Almond and Dried Fruit Cinnamon Buns | The Sugar Hit

Almond & Dried Fruit Cinnamon Buns


  What’s up, Christmas morning??   Please meet my latest addition to the little traditions that my man-friend and I are building up. So far we have one for valentines day (do nothing), one for birthdays (fancy french restaurants), and…

Bear Claws! | The Sugar Hit

Bear Claws!


  Aaaaaaand we’ve officially reached the part of December where I snap.   Because ALL I WANT right now is a cold snap. ALL I WANT is a dusting of snow on the ground. ALL I WANT is to wear…

Butterscotch and Apricot Crepe Bake | The Sugar Hit

Butterscotch & Apricot Crepe Bake


  Crepes for a crowd! Pancakes for a posse! Blintzes for all you mensches!   That’s right ya’ll, it’s brunch time! And this is my gift to you; the lazy girl’s guide to serving crepes in quantity.     Because,…

Cinnamon Almond Babka | The Sugar Hit

Cinnamon Almond Babka!


  I am bringing the Holiday spirit to November, HARD.   Because in case you didn’t know cinnamon = the flavour of Holidays. Yes that’s right, it’s a little known fact. The Holidays have a taste; the taste is cinnamon….

Triple Cheese and Onion Strata | The Sugar Hit

Triple Cheese & Onion Strata


  It’s the start of November, everybody!   And you should know that I am an absolute Holiday Junkie, so get ready for a non-stop Holiday recipe onslaught for the next 8 weeks. I’m sorry if you are one of…

Giant Caramel Apple Scroll | The Sugar Hit

Giant Caramel Apple Scroll


  Today we are making GIANT THINGS!!!   ….and hey there! How’s your hump day going? Mine was totally boss. I caught up with two of my very best lady friends for lunch today, and it was basically lifeblood to…

Liege Waffles |

Liege Waffles!


  Hello, Bonjour, Gutentag, Hallo!   I’m feeling very multi-cultural today. For today, I bring you that most wondrous of Belgian goodies, the Liege Waffle. This is, hands down, my favourite-ever waffle. As of today, I don’t think I will…

Crumpet Pancakes /

Crumpet Pancakes!


  If you like crumpets. And you like pancakes…then I think you see where I am going with this.   Because this recipe is like a glorious breakfast frankenstein. Only edible, and way less creepy. These are actually based on…

Roasted Strawberry Danish Tart

Roasted Strawberry Danish Tart


OK, so it’s not perfect. This little baby, made with a sweet, crispy, yeasty, buttery dough, she’s not in her prom dress today. Or maybe she is, but it’s one of those ‘uhoh, my dress got ripped, and my hair…

Buckwheat Crepes with Salted Caramel - The Sugar Hit

Buckwheat Crepes with Salted Caramel


Is it just me or is there something totally rock and roll about this recipe? Buckwheat crepes sounds to me exactly like what the Red Hot Chilli Peppers eat for breakfast. They are the kind of health-focused, but super fancy…

Kale Eggs Florentine Recipe

Kale Eggs Florentine – A Recipe


BRUNCH! Now I know that the internet is absolutely not shy about it’s love for all foods breakfast.  I cannot be the only one who has noticed that people go bonkers for anything that has a poached/fried egg on top…