Apple Crisp Cheesecake

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Apple Crisp Cheesecake says fall to me.  And it did to many of my customers too.  At the first hint of cool air, the orders would start coming in.  I particularly like this cheesecake because it doesn’t need a water bath as so many of ours did.  I just taught this at the Kitchen Conservatory and my […]

Cinnamon Whiskey Apple Tart

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I know, I know apples again with this Cinnamon Whiskey Apple Tart.  But it is the season and I am definitely taking advantage of it. Before I continue with the blog, I wanted to thank all of you for voting for Pastries Like a Pro on the Ranked Blog in the bakery category.  The blog is ranked […]

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

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One of my readers asked if I had a chocolate version of the sour cream cheesecake.  This Triple Chocolate Cheesecake was our chocolate cheesecake for years.  It is indeed based upon the Sour Cream Cheesecake  about which I blogged earlier. In fact, many of our cheesecakes started with this basic Sour Cream Cheesecake . This is an unbelievably creamy, intensely chocolate […]

No Bake Rocky Road Cheesecake

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Today was KMOV TV Great Day St. Louis day and here’s the recipe for this easy to make no bake cheesecake. Ummmm cheesecake – everyone’s favorite. But getting it to come out is another matter. Do you use a water bath or not? How do you prevent it from cracking? Or do you just give […]

Apple Cake with Pecan Caramel Top

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While apple pies get most of the attention  an Apple Cake with all of its spices, lots of apples and raisins is no slouch. We made many of these for catered events where there was no refrigeration as the plated deserts could sit for hours at room temperature. This is a dense cake filled with fruit. […]