Tag Archives: cheesecake

Week 144: Chocolate Japanese cotton cheesecake

What do you do when it’s Sunday evening and you just remembered you are meeting the ladies from work the next day for lunch to celebrate a dear friend’s birthday? You resort to your go-to celebration cake, of course. This … Continue reading

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Week 135: Chocolate rum cheesecake

This is one of my very early bake (week 9!), which I remember very fondly. When I tasted this cheesecake for the very first time, I thought, “Wow, I can’t believe I could bake something so delicious!”

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Week 115: Strawberry cheesecake macarons

Ever since I started baking macaron shells using Pierre Herme’s Italian meringue method, I have never had any failed bakes. Until this weekend. There were many, many mistakes. First of which was when I thought mixing the color gel into … Continue reading

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Week 98: Cheesecake Mosaïc

 I am guilty of hoarding. And ever since I started baking, I am guilty of hoarding recipe books. And the name that appears time and time again on my book shelve is none other than the Picasso of Pastry, Pierre … Continue reading

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Week 93: Chocolate Japanese cotton cheesecake

This was a bit of a last minute effort as I had made plans to go out of town for the holiday weekend, but didn’t want to disappoint my friend who was hoping I could help bake a cake for … Continue reading

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Week 88: Strawberry Japanese cotton cheesecake

Truth. I am getting a bit tired of baking cakes. Don’t get me wrong. I still love to bake, and it is always nice to see the smile of the birthday boy / girl when they see the cake. But, … Continue reading

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Week 83: “Vive la cuisine française” macarons

This is my most ambitious macaron attempt to date – 3 batches of macarons in a day! I prepared the fillings in advance. But baking 3 batches of macaron shells in a day is still quite a challenge, especially considering … Continue reading

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Week 78: Chocolate Japanese cotton cheesecake

In the past 7 days, I have made this particular cake 3 times! Yes, 3 times. As the recipe I was following was for a plain lemony cheesecake, it took me some experiments to get a satisfactory chocolate version of … Continue reading

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Week 76: White chocolate and Brie cheesecake

Of all the cheesecake recipes I have seen, this is by far the most intriguing! Most recipes play around with fruits, or nuts, or chocolate, even nutella and the occasional mascarpone, which serves more to lighten the cake than adding … Continue reading

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Week 74: Dulce de leche cheesecake

The problem with baking cheesecake is deciding on which cheesecake to bake! I mean, you can’t possibly go wrong with cheesecake, so, every single recipe looks too delicious to pass up. However, when I saw this dulce de leche cheesecake … Continue reading

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