Desserts Recipes

Newfoundland is known for its delicious desserts and sweet treats. Here are some popular dessert recipes from Newfoundland:

  1. Date Squares: These are a classic Newfoundland dessert made with a mixture of dates, oats, and brown sugar, baked in a crust made of flour, butter, and brown sugar.
  2. Figgy Duff: Figgy Duff is a traditional Newfoundland dessert made with raisins, molasses, and flour, boiled in a cloth bag until it is dense and chewy. It is often served with molasses or rum sauce.
  3. Mincemeat Tarts: Mincemeat tarts are a traditional Christmas dessert made with a mixture of dried fruit, sugar, spices, and brandy, baked in a flaky pastry crust.
  4. Christmas Pudding: This rich and flavorful dessert is made with breadcrumbs, dried fruit, molasses, spices, and brandy, then steamed until tender and served with a warm sauce.
  5. Blueberry Grunt: Blueberry grunt is a traditional Newfoundland dessert made with fresh blueberries, sugar, and spices, simmered on the stove until thick and bubbly.
  6. Partridgeberry Tarts: Partridgeberries are a type of cranberry found in Newfoundland, and are often used to make tarts, pies, and jams. These tart and sweet berries are a staple of Newfoundland’s dessert repertoire.

These are just a few of the many delicious dessert recipes that can be found in Newfoundland. Whether you prefer something sweet and fruity, or rich and decadent, there is sure to be a recipe that will satisfy your sweet tooth.

Old Fashion Scotch Cakes Recipe

Old Fashion Scotch Cakes

Newfoundland, shares a fascinating connection with Scotland that has left an indelible mark on its culture and heritage. This bond traces its roots back to the 16th century when Scottish settlers first arrived on the shores of Newfoundland. Click on photo to see recipe.

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Newfoundland Screech Pie Recipe

Screech Pie

Legend has it that the term ‘screech’ was coined when an unwary visitor to Newfoundland mistakenly downed a glass of this dark West Indies rum in one gulp. Click on photo to see recipe.

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Newfoundland Rhubarb Pie Recipe

Rhubarb Pie

Rhubarb is an age-old tradition in many Newfoundland gardens. Hardy and tolerant of the island’s poor soil and weather conditions, the rhubarb plant returns every spring. Click on photo to see recipe.

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Newfoundland Custard Sauce Recipe


Newfoundland Custard Sauce Recipe just like mom and nan made to serve as a warm desert or as part of her favourite Christmas trifle recipe. Click on photo to see recipe.

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