Sour Cream Cheesecake

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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              This Sour Cream Cheesecake is the basic cheesecake we sold at the shop with many variations.  It is one of the most elegant desserts to be found.   For the holidays, we topped it with a candied cranberry sauce that added the perfect contrast to the richness of […]

White Chocolate Mocha Cheesecake

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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This indulgent White Chocolate Mocha Cheesecake is exceptional.  White chocolate, coffee and an ingredient no one will guess impart a creamy luxuriousness with a flavor that lingers after the last bite.  I modeled this cheesecake after the top layer of the Tri-Chocolate Pate that also uses Maderia as its undetectable, but most important flavoring.

Poppyseed Cake with Orange Curd and White Chocolate Buttercream

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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This Poppyseed Cake with Orange Curd and White Chocolate Buttercream is one of the most jaw-dropping gorgeous cakes I have ever made. It is tall and stately simply finished with sweetened dry orange slices that hint at the flavor of the filling.    Spring is here and Easter is around the corner.  While coconut cakes are […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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This Pumpkin Cheesecake is highlighted by an out of this world Salted Caramel sauce.  As if that weren’t enough it is easy to put together with all the flavors of the season. The most frustrating part of cheesecakes is the possibility of their cracking. Most of my cheesecakes at the bakery were baked at 350°F. […]

Unbelievable Cheesecake Update!

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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I originally posted this Unbelievable Cheesecake in 2013.  However, on this, my last regular appearance on KMOV’s Great Day St. Louis, I chose to update it using the food processor.  In doing so, this is the fastest and easiest cheesecake I’ve ever made. This is the easiest of all cheesecakes to make – five ingredients […]