Japanese Souffle Cheesecake  250 g cream cheese 50 g unsalted butter 100 ml fresh milk 6 egg yolks 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp vanilla extract 60 g cake flour 20 g cornstarch 1/4 tsp salt 6 egg whites 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 140 g granulated sugar Special Equipment: […]

Upon Her Turning 12: Mini Crême Brûlée Birthday Cheesecakes (gluten free)

Birthday Cheesecake. Say what?  You want me to make Mini Cheesecakes for your birthday? okay. sure. 16 oz of Cream Cheese–softening; awaiting transformation into my daughter’s celebratory Birthday Cheesecakes. Today we celebrate my 1st born’s 12th birthday.  For this auspicious occasion, I thought back to the many birthday cakes I […]

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Mini Cheesecakes with Double-duty Cranberry Sauce Cute Polymer Clay Witch This polymer clay witch magnet was made by my cousin.  This cute figure and many like her (dentists, princesses, snowmen etc.) can be found for sale at her Etsy site.  They are hugely adorable and I think they would […]