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Chai Maple Madeleines

Chai Maple Madeleines-1

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Did you just sing that in your head? I did. Truly, this is a happy season for me, if not a busy, crazy, hectic one. I think it’s for the fact that on top of all the extra tasks that need to be done around Christmas, I’m trying to fit in my favourite leisure activities. How backward does that sound? I’ve been rushing to be prepared for the season so that I can enjoy the season. Get all my shopping, wrapping, and organizing done just so I can enjoy a day watching a Christmas specials.

Baking definitely winds up being an activity that whilst I enjoy (duh!), there is extra pressure to be productive at Christmas time. Parties and potlucks and gifting! There are also some pretty amazing recipes and content that go up on the internet this time of year. Sprinkle Bakes is putting up a giftable recipe every single day up to Christmas! So you should go check that out, especially if you have that friend that is great at DIY gifts and expects to receive a handmade gift in return. I want to make all of them!

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake-1

Time flies. Admitting it doesn’t help either. It just makes me feel like one of the adults I used to loathe as a child who would say “Where has the year gone? It flew by!” And I would be thinking “What are you talking about? I’ve been waiting for Christmas forever!” Nowadays, the sands of time slip through my hands faster than I can bake a cheesecake.

How was your Canadian Thanksgiving? How long was your nap? How were your hot turkey sandwiches this week? I was working Thanksgiving— #nurselife— and if you’re thinking that I made this cheesecake in time for thanksgiving, and only the post is late, you would be wrong. But I couldn’t let a thanksgiving go by completely without making this ultimate bit of nostalgia. Better late than never right?

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