Salted Caramel Brownies of Failure and Deliciousness

I, a novice scientist, have kindly been invited to share my fledgling skills with the scientific dessert community and so today I venture forth on an odyssey of salted caramel chocolate brownies. Plain brownies just aren’t enough. Continue reading


Lemon Cake 2.0 with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Lemon buttercream frosting

Sometimes your cakes are so in demand that people want you to make the same one again. (And also you still have all of the lemons.) This scientist did not feel like eating the same cake AGAIN, so she created a variation of the lemon drizzle cake. Leave out the drizzle, add in the lemon buttercream! Continue reading

 Make People Like You…. with Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes

mini strawberry cheesecake

It may seem like NDSM has been on a bit of a cheesecake bender lately, and we just want you to know that yes. Yes we have. Cheesecakes are the best because they combine two of the most wonderful things in this sorry world: cheese and also cake. CHEESECAKE! So naturally, they’re perfect for making people like you.

Our cheesecake experiments have been a little on the heavy side – and as a result, so have we (hahahahahaha HUMOUR) so we decided to maybe dial down the decadence a bit and see if cheesecake is still da best in miniature form. Continue reading

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake

When life (or your mom) gives you lemons, make lemon cakes! Obviously, you already knew this. It is just the circle of life. This scientist decided to look for a recipe in her favourite recipe book with that terrible scone recipe that she keeps forgetting is terrible, so she keeps making the scones and then she’s like “these scones are terrible”. The lemon drizzle cake, however, is actually really good!

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Individual Apple Pies

Individual Apple Pies

We are all human (mostly) and we all know how obsessive you can get once you get a craving for something. Like how you might strangle someone if you don’t get the thing you’re craving. As scientists, we’ve tried analyzing the physics of cravings, but usually we cave in way too early to get any kind of results. Which was exactly the case when these little invidual puff pastry apple pies came to be.
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Make People Like You… with Café au Lait Cheesecake

Innovation is at the core of science and discovery, and to reach new heights, we must all seek to do better. For the future of desserts, and the future of mankind! And also for deliciousness. We’ve given ourselves an Easter challenge: Oreo-crusted Café Au Lait Cheesecake. No idea why it’s an Easter challenge, other than it’s happening this week, but we’re trying to top one of our greatest achievements (the Oreo Cheesecake). Disclaimer: this cake will change your life. Continue reading