Your Holiday Dessert Guide

It’s the most delicious time of the year and we all know that it isn’t really a celebration without your favourite desserts. Whether it’s treats for Christmas morning, dessert for your turkey dinner or a treat for your New Year’s Eve Party we have you covered. Read along to find out our suggestions.

Masstown Market Cinnamon Rolls

Christmas morning is always filled with excitement and anticipation. This year, fill your morning with Masstown Market Cinnamon Rolls and we promise your excitement will be better than ever. Masstown Market has become famous for their irresistible cinnamon rolls – best enjoyed while they are still warm and chewy. Your friends and family will thank you at Christmas brunch when you walk in with these.

Cranberry Shortbread Cheesecake

Our Cranberry Shortbread Cheesecake might be almost too beautiful to eat… almost. Featuring vanilla shortbread from Mrs. MacGregor’s, a delicious and local cranberry sauce and candied cranberries, this cheesecake will win hearts and taste buds at any holiday dinner. This is the perfect post-turkey dessert and won’t last on the dinner table for long.

Lunenburg Fruitcake

This recipe is featured in Nova Scotia Cookery, Then & Now and it’s perfect for a family gathering at Grandma’s house. This Lunenburg Fruitcake will bring back fond memories of traditional Nova Scotia holidays where homes are warm and bellies are full. “What says fruitcake? Warm spices, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon – traditional Christmas flavours.”- Chef T.J. Pittman

Panna Cotta with Ice Wine and Marinated Dried Fruit

If there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that you deserve to treat yourself! This panna cotta is silky and comforting with notes of vanilla, fruit and icewine. Sounds the best way to start your new year off right if you ask us. This recipe comes from this year’s Taste of Nova Scotia Culinary Guide and will become your go-to dinner party dessert for 2020. This recipe was provided by Chef Jason Lynch of Le Caveau Restaurant at Grand Pre Winery.

Triple Chocolate Holiday Trifle

Thankfully, the holidays don’t end after Christmas Day. They continue right through until the New Year, and so can your celebration of delicious desserts. This Triple Chocolate Gluten-Free Holiday Trifle is just what your New Year’s Eve party needs. With layers of vanilla pudding, chocolate cake and chocolate whipped cream it will hit the spot and take you party to the next level.


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