Author Archives: Blue Owl Treats

About Blue Owl Treats

Welcome! I am Heather, a musician, baker, and teacher living in beautiful Vancouver, BC! I use this blog to share my love for baking and the odd DIY or crafting project. Enjoy!

Quarantine Cakes

Quarantine Cakes Hey. It’s 9:11pm on April 15, and I just finished a day of well.. hanging around the house. Some of my claims to fame today include watering the garden, calling three of my closest friends on FaceTime and … Continue reading

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Matcha Green Tea Cake with White Chocolate Buttercream and Raspberry Coulis

For those of you who are reading this and need a little reminder what this fancy Matcha really is, here you go: Matcha is a finely ground powder made of whole Japanese green tea leaves. Matcha tea is a little … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Christmas Ganache Cake

Decadence and the winter holidays are absolutely synonymous in my opinion. Wouldn’t you agree? You can’t have one without the other! Whether your vice is egg-nog,  Christmas cookies, mulled wine, or all of the above, I am here to fully … Continue reading

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All-Occasion Yellow Butter Cake

Today is one of those precious sunny Vancouver November days that we west-coasters cherish every winter. Before I put on my boots to head outdoors, get some errands done and enjoy the brilliant day, I have something special to share … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rose Vanilla Cake

Vancouver needs a little cheering up. If you are one of the many people who have suffered through one of the dreariest winters in our city’s history (well.. at least it felt that way), then you’re with me on this one. … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cake with White Chocolate Flakes and Heritage Cream Frosting

Good afternoon from sunny, snow-capped Vancouver! What a beautiful city we live in my friends! On days like today when those heavy rain clouds lift away from our city skies and we are left with bluebird, crystalline views, the rainy days of November-past feel … Continue reading

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Blood Orange Thyme Cake

Good afternoon! Today I have a funny cake story to share with you. I baked this ridiculous cake for myself as a birthday cake this year and got in big trouble because of it! I guess I was just so curious … Continue reading

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