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Goat Cheese Citrus Cheesecake

Goat cheese gives this traditional cheesecake a mellow acidic flavor that pairs well with wild honey and fresh fruit. Goat cheese citrus cheesecake is lighter and tangier than New York Cheesecake and it’s prepared in under 1 hour. I love goat cheese. The creamy texture and tangy flavor go so well with just about everything.… Continue reading Goat Cheese Citrus Cheesecake

Cakes · layer cakes · Uncategorized

Rose Hibiscus Victoria Sponge Cakes

Homemade rose jelly and hibiscus tea flavor these buttery little sponge cakes.  Rose hibiscus Victoria sponge cakes are dainty so these are perfect for afternoon tea or parties. Last week I made some rose jelly with roses from my garden. The jelly has a subtle rose flavor – perfect for an old fashioned tea cake… Continue reading Rose Hibiscus Victoria Sponge Cakes

Cakes · cheesecakes · Uncategorized

Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake

This creamy no-bake cheesecake with a hint of orange and chunks of peaches is topped with a blackberry mead jelly. The pistachio and butter cookie crust perfectly complements the flavors in the cheesecake. Better yet, you can prepare a Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake in about 30 minutes. This week was incredibly busy. We had a… Continue reading Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake

Cakes · Pavlova

Chocolate Raspberry mini-Pavlovas

Chocolate meringues topped with raspberry whipped cream are a delightful treat on a warm day! Chocolate Raspberry mini-Pavlovas are an elegant dessert that is easy to make.     I enjoy gardening. It relieves stress and I love the challenge of finding the right plants for the right spots. When I came back from Cambodia, most… Continue reading Chocolate Raspberry mini-Pavlovas

Cakes · cheesecakes

Chocolate orange cheesecake

Chocolate orange cheesecake is a slice of heaven. Dark chocolate with a strong hint of orange make this crustless cheesecake unforgettable. few months ago, a neighbor requested volunteers for a hospital sewing room. I’ve been wanting to volunteer and I like sewing so I signed up. It’s a great group of ladies. We meet each… Continue reading Chocolate orange cheesecake

Cakes · cheesecakes

Chocolate Lover’s Cheesecake

Fudge Oreo cookies surround creamy chocolate chocolate chip cheesecake. Top this with rich chocolate ganache and you’ll see why we call this Chocolate Lover’s Cheesecake! Today is my last day with an oven for 2 weeks. I’m moving out of my apartment tomorrow and donating my oven to a church. I’m pretty sure I’ll be… Continue reading Chocolate Lover’s Cheesecake

Cakes · Crepe Cake

Strawberry Cream Chocolate Crepe Cake

Can you make pancakes and pudding? If so, then you’re all set to make this elegant cake. Strawberry cream chocolate crepe cake is chocolate crepes layered with a thickened strawberry pudding and topped with some whipped cream and strawberries. This cake freezes well too! Last week I baked a cake for a Pakistani family celebrating… Continue reading Strawberry Cream Chocolate Crepe Cake