Baked Bean Jaffles // The Sugar Hit

Baked Bean Jaffles // I Ate That


  Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? <—-name that song.   In answer to that rhetorical question, YES, this is real life! And I feel no shame in the game of admitting that I absolutely freaking love…

Chocolate Babka // The Sugar Hit

Chocolate Babka // International Eats


  Ooooooooh Chocolate Babka. The coveted Babka, if Elaine Benes is to be believed. And as much as I believe the Cinnamon Babka to be worthy of recognition – the chocolate babka is pretty damned hard to beat.   This…

Homemade Buttermilk Donuts // The Sugar Hit

Let’s make…Buttermilk Donuts!


  Whether it’s just too crazy hot, or you’re stuck in a blizzard, or it’s tropical storming like nobody’s business, sometimes the only thing left to say is ‘let’s make buttermilk donuts’.   And the only thing to do after…

Salty Vanilla and Peach Focaccia // The Sugar Hit

Salty Vanilla & Peach Focaccia


  SALT. Is there anything it can’t do? It brings out the sweetness of these peaches, and the fragrance of this vanilla like nothing else. Each bite is like sitting on an Italian beach, with the Mediterranean sun beating down…

Saint Lucia Challah // The Sugar Hit

Saint Lucia Challah


  My favourite thing to do at this time of year is EAT – but more specifically, to graze. You know, it’s a snacky time of year and I’m a snacky kind of gal. Actually that’s not true, most of…