Category: Cheesecake

German Coffeecakes and Remembering Gee Gee

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Cinnamon Crumb Coffeecake Recipe and Cheese Kuchen Recipe

Oh, the magical powers of flour, sugar, yeast and butter.  With my wooden spoon as a wand, and a touch of alchemy, could I conjure up a cake just like Gee Gee’s? He was articulate in his description.  Holding up … Continue reading




Mocha Black-Bottom Cupcakes

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Mocha Black-Bottom Cupcakes Recipe

Where had Black-Bottom Cupcakes been my whole life?  Up until five years ago, I had never heard of these little cheese filled cakes.  How’s is that possible!  I grew up in a baking family and I have read more cook … Continue reading




Raspberry Coconut Goat Cheese Cheesecake

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Raspberry Coconut Goat Cheese Cheesecake Recipe

Somewhere deep in my brain, this recipe appeared.  The genesis may have been the beautiful organic raspberries I spied at my local Trader Joe’s store the other day.  Or, maybe it was the goat cheese in my refrigerator calling out … Continue reading




Carrot Cake Cheese Cake and the Cheesecake Factory

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"A slice of Carrot Cake Cheesecake on a dessert plate"

There is an ear to ear smile on my face these days.  You see, Jayz decided to spend her spring break at home here in CA with her Mom and Dad.  The anticipation and preparation began days ahead of her … Continue reading