This is the perfect recipe to make the most of that few-days-old loaf or cake that needs to be eaten soon! In less than an hour, you’ll have a brand new sweet treat to serve the kids and their friends, or to stash and enjoy yourself.
Crackers are descendants of the earliest foods cooked by man – grain and water paste baked on hot stones 10,000 years ago. They’re thought to be the first convenience foods, hard and portable with a long storage life. When compressed yeast became available in 1870, leavened crackers went into large scale production, and two cracker bakers, Belcher and Larrabee, imported machinery to Albany, New York, changing the demand for crackers from a staple food to luxury food products.

The secret recipe:

  1. Preheat your oven. Low heat (250°F)
  2. Slice your sweets. Take loaves and muffins that are soon to be stale, and slice them into thin pieces, no more than 5mm thick. Lay them side by side on a baking sheet (not on top of one another).
  3. Bake for 20 minutes. Keep an eye on your sweet crackers to make sure they don’t burn. They will continue to crisp after you take them out of the oven as they cool.
  4. Enjoy!

Tips + tricks:

  • Spread on a layer of jelly, or nut or seed butter, and sprinkle on some hemp seeds or coconut shred for a satisfying snack. Or grind them up and use them as a base for another dessert!

Mix it Up is a series we created to share new and creative ways to enjoy our sinfully delicious sweets! Take a picture of the sweet crackers you make with our products, and post and tag us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest so we can see your delicious creations, try them ourselves, and share with others too.


Do you have creative cookie design and decorating skills that you have hidden from the world? Have you secretly invented a new way to enjoy freshly baked cookies? Now is your chance to shine.

This month’s challenge:

Show us a new and creative ways to use our dairy, egg, peanut & nut free Frozen Cookie Dough (or, if you prefer, our gluten-free version)!  Think creative designs, shapes, and cookie constructs, deliciously decorated cookies, and out-the-box dessert creations featuring SFTE dough. We will be selecting a winner to receive a $25 Sweets from the Earth Gift Certificate!

You can submit your photos in any of the following ways:

  1. Follow us on Instagram @SFTEBakery, post your photo and tag us, and include the hashtags #SinfullyDelicious and #SweetDough
  2. Follow us on Twitter @SFTEBakery, post your photo and tag us, and include the hashtags #SinfullyDelicious and #SweetDough

Deadline to submit entries for this month’s challenge is October 31, 2016 (be sure to check back for next month’s challenge, too!). Make sure your accounts are not set to private so we can see your sweet posts. You can find our gourmet frozen doughs at these fine retailers.

Sweet Inspiration:

Cookie Bowls Made with our Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Cookie Bowls

As a vegan company, we are always excited to share as much plant based power as possible. We look forward to seeing what you come up with and sharing the inspiration with the rest of our sweet community!

Sinfully Delicious Challenge details + FAQs.


Thinking of making a homemade ice cream cake or cheesecake? We’ve got the perfect crust for you!

Although there is no traceable history of the springform pan, this handy piece of bakeware has been used across the world to create beautiful cakes, tortes, and frozen desserts. The sides can be unlatched to release from the base of the pan to reveal a smooth, clean edge on your baked goods. The most common is the nine-inch round, but they’re also available in smaller circles, squares, rectangles, and even hearts.

The secret recipe:

  1. Preheat your oven to 325° F.
  2. Grease your pan. We recommend a springform pan if you want to display the end result in something other than what you baked it in. Although a bit more difficult during the removal stage, a pie plate, or any baking dish will do.
  3. Crumble your cookies. Quantity depends on the size of the pan you are using. Pulse cookies in a blender or food processor until the consistency of coarse sand.
  4. Add oil if needed. Some cookie flavours, like the Flourless Cashew, will naturally bind together, and others will be more crumbly. If yours is on the crumbly side, add a bit of coconut oil, Earth Balance, or your preferred oil into the mix. For a chocolatey flavour, use chocolate chips instead of oil. If looking for a nut-free option, we recommend using our crunchier boxed cookies.*
  5. Form your crust. Press the mixture evenly into your pan.
  6. Bake until golden brown. Approximately 8-10 minutes, though time will be determined by the size of your crust.
  7. Let cool, then enjoy building your cake upon your delicious homemade cookie crust!

Tips + tricks:

  • Substitute coconut oil in this recipe with applesauce!
  • To make an ice cream cake, remove the ice cream from the freezer and let thaw until you can evenly distribute across your crust. Put back in the freezer covered, and leave overnight. Remove from freezer 15 minutes before serving.

*If using our individually wrapped grab & go cookies, we advise drying them out a bit in a 200 °F oven for around 15 minutes before grinding them up.

Mix it Up is a series we created to share new and creative ways to enjoy our sinfully delicious sweets! Take a picture of the cookie crusts you make with our cookies, and post and tag us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest so we can see your delicious creations, try them ourselves, and share with others too.


We love baking desserts with vegetables. Zucchini is a magical veg that hides its flavour but makes your baking delicious and moist. The fact that there are the vitamins and nutrients from the veggies in your treat is an added bonus. Have a child who’s a picky eater? Maybe it’s time to try veggies with dessert.

This month’s challenge:

Show us your sweets with zucchini! We want to see how you enjoy zucchini with dessert, whether it’s enjoying our Chocolate Zucchini Loaf or Muffins, or something you’ve baked or created yourself. We will be selecting a winner to receive a $25 Sweets from the Earth Gift Certificate!

You can submit your photos in any of the following ways:

  1. Follow us on Instagram @SFTEBakery, post your photo and tag us, and include the hashtags #SinfullyDelicious and #ZucchiniDesserts
  2. Follow us on Twitter @SFTEBakery, post your photo and tag us, and include the hashtags #SinfullyDelicious and #ZucchiniDesserts

Deadline to submit entries for this month’s challenge is September 30, 2016 (be sure to check back for next month’s challenge, too!). Make sure your accounts are not set to private so we can see your sweet posts. You can find our sinfully delicious desserts at these fine retailers.

Sweet Inspiration:

Our Chocolate Zucchini Loaf  is made in our own dedicated peanut and nut-free vegan facility in Toronto.nf-loaf-choc-zucchiniAs a vegan company, we are always excited to share as much plant based power as possible. We look forward to seeing what you come up with and sharing the inspiration with the rest of our sweet community!

Sinfully Delicious Challenge details + FAQs.


Blueberry and cheesecake go together like apple and pie!

Our Wild Blueberry Cheesecake is one of our favourite desserts to make and enjoy, and we believe the fruity topping is just as important to nail as the sweet graham base, and the cheesecake itself. (Another sweet secret: you can place a special order for a gluten free version of our 7″ or 10″ round Wild Blueberry Cheesecake!)nf-blueberry-cheesecakeWe only use wild Canadian blueberries which are smaller, tastier, and sweeter than cultivated blueberries. The skin of wild blueberry is full of strong antioxidants that kill free radicals (responsible for diseases like cholesterol, diabetes, cancer, etc.) in the human body. A cup of wild blueberries has almost twice the skin as a cup of cultivated blueberries. Twice the skin, twice the antioxidant power!

Sweet Secrets is a series we created to share fun and quirky unknown facts about our sinfully delicious desserts. You can find our cheesecakes at amazing retailers including, Vegetarian Haven, Loving Hut, Michael Angelo’s Market, Nature’s Emporium, Qi Natural Foods, Highland Farms, Essence of Life, many Loblaws locations, Fiesta Farms, GTA Healthy Planet locations, GTA Whole Foods Market locations, or order directly from us and pick up at our office at 234 Canarctic Drive.


The only thing better than enjoying a delicious dessert is surprising someone with a delicious dessert! Let a friend know you’re thinking of them with a cupcake, cheer them up with a Hello Dolly, or say thanks with a Carrot Cake, and enjoy the rush of bringing a slice of excitement and joy to brighten their day.

This month’s challenge:

Show us how you share! Surprise someone with any Sweets from the Earth treats and snap a pic to share the sweetness with us. We will be selecting a winner to receive a $25 Sweets from the Earth Gift Certificate!

You can submit your photos in any of the following ways:

  1. Follow us on Instagram @SFTEBakery, post your photo and tag us, and include the hashtags #SinfullyDelicious and #TreatSomeone
  2. Follow us on Twitter @SFTEBakery, post your photo and tag us, and include the hashtags #SinfullyDelicious and #TreatSomeone

Deadline to submit entries for this month’s challenge is August 31, 2016 (be sure to check back for next month’s challenge, too!). Make sure your accounts are not set to private so we can see your sweet posts. You can find our sinfully delicious desserts at these fine retailers.

Sweet Inspiration:

Owner and chief baker, Ilana, sharing sweets with Fed Up Producer, Laurie David.

Ilana and Laurie David

 

As a vegan company, we are always excited to share as much plant based power as possible. We look forward to seeing what you come up with and sharing the inspiration with the rest of our sweet community!

Sinfully Delicious Challenge details + FAQs.

 


It’s ice cream sandwich season, one of our favourite seasons! It’s almost impossible to enjoy this frozen treat without an enormous smile peeping through between mouthfuls of delicious cookies and ice cream. Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself.

This month’s challenge:

Show us your vegan ice cream sandwiches! Take two of your favourite vegan cookies, scoop your favourite vegan ice cream onto one of the cookies, and then close the other cookie on top – voila! We will be selecting a winner to receive a $25 Sweets from the Earth Gift Certificate!

You can submit your photos in any of the following ways:

  1. Follow us on Instagram @SFTEBakery, post your photo and tag us, and include the hashtags #SinfullyDelicious and #VeganIceCreamSandwich
  2. Follow us on Twitter @SFTEBakery, post your photo and tag us, and include the hashtags #SinfullyDelicious and #VeganIceCreamSandwich

Deadline to submit entries for this month’s challenge is July 31, 2016 (be sure to check back for next month’s challenge, too!). Make sure your accounts are not set to private so we can see your sweet posts. You can find our sinfully delicious desserts at these fine retailers.

Sweet Inspiration:
Vegan ice cream sandwich made with our Double Chocolate Cookies and Luna and Larry’s Mint Galactica ice cream from @liyachoi .
vegan ice cream sandwich

As a vegan company, we are always excited to share as much plant based power as possible. We look forward to seeing what you come up with and sharing the inspiration with the rest of our sweet community!

Sinfully Delicious Challenge details + FAQs.


There’s a reason the chocolate and syrup drizzles on our cheesecakes don’t all look the same… Each is done by hand from our team with love (which we think makes it even sweeter)!

CHCAlthough our small family business relies on industrial ovens, mixers and other equipment to help us fill orders for, all natural desserts across the country, there are some things we insist we must continue to do by hand. We are proud to provide beautiful sweets that you can feel proud to serve to your friends and family.

Sweet Secrets is a series we created to share fun and quirky unknown facts about our sinfully delicious desserts. You can find our cheesecakes at amazing retailers including, Vegetarian Haven, Loving Hut, Michael Angelo’s Market, Nature’s Emporium, Qi Natural Foods, Highland Farms, Essence of Life, many Loblaws locations, Fiesta Farms, GTA Healthy Planet locations, GTA Whole Foods Market locations, or order directly from us and pick up at our office at 234 Canarctic Drive.


Our favourite way to cool down on hot days is with ice cream sandwiches! They’re always a hit at the cottage, after the game, at the family bbq, or anytime that calls for delicious fun.

So, who is the genius we should all give thanks to for inventing the ice cream sandwich? According to The New York Times, which cites the book  Of Sugar and Snow: A History of Ice Cream Making, by Jeri Quinzio, the credit is given to a New York City pushcart peddler in 1899. The original incarnation was a smear of ice cream between two thin graham wafers that were revolutionary not only because they provided a hand-held option for ice cream but also because they conducted the heat of the eater’s hands to the frozen treat, allowing it to be more easily consumed.

The secret recipe:

  1. Choose a cookie. The best part is there is no wrong choice. The best cookie is one you’re craving most!
  2. Choose your favourite vegan ice cream. Scoop onto one of your cookies, and pop the other cookie on top to close your sandwich. We love, and have enjoyed many ice cream sandwiches made with Luna and Larry’s Coconut Bliss and So Delicious cashew-based and soy-based ice creams.
  3. Roll your sandwich in your favourite add-ons. Smashed chocolate bits, sprinkles, coconut flakes all work and taste great.
  4. Enjoy!

Tips + Tricks:

Mix it Up is a series we created to share new and creative ways to enjoy our sinfully delicious sweets! Take a picture of the ice cream sandwiches you make with our cookies, and post and tag us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest so we can see your delicious creations, try them ourselves, and share with others too.


We guess size does matter – at least when it comes to buying dessert!

Our Caramel Almond Shortbread is smaller than our other individually packaged sweets, so it often gets passed up for a fuller-looking sweet treat. But those who have tried our shortbread are committed, loyal fans. almond-shortbreadOur shortbread is gluten free and slathered in decadent caramel, with slivers of almonds. Like all of our sweets, it’s also free of dairy, egg, preservatives, refined sugars, GMOs, and anything artificial.

Sweet Secrets is a series we created to share fun and quirky unknown facts about our sinfully delicious desserts. You can find our shortbread at many amazing retailers, including Market Fresh, Urban Bulk EmporiumPusateri’s, Bloor Street Market, Independent City Market, The Organic Garage, Coppa’s Fresh Market, Noah’s Natural Foods, and Ambrosia Natural Foods, or order directly from us and pick up at our office at 234 Canarctic Drive.