Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake

Going away parties: another reason for cheesecake. A few months ago a beloved professor, now to friend Yvonne, moved to Florida. The last day we all made a lunch to say goodbye. So, I figured, why not bring something sweet to the potluck. This cheesecake had a cookie base, cinnamon crunch filling,  and a cream…

Bourbon & Roasted Peach Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce

Baking always fixes a rough mood, rough day, or even a rough week for me. Being a cheesecake lover, I decided this week would be a perfect time to try out a new cheesecake recipe with peaches, my favorite fruit. And this one has booze! A soft ending to a hard week. I like a…

Lemon Curd Cheesecake

Lemon is one of my all time favorite flavors. There are endless recipes turning this tart fruit into sweet and sour desserts. During my week of vacation, I played around with this recipe. (knowing my grandmother, my boyfriend and I all love lemon.) For being a baked cheesecake this is surprisingly light. Most of the…

Chocolate Glazed Espresso Cheesecake

Coming up with a dessert I knew all the nursing staff would enjoy wasn’t too difficult. Add coffee or espresso and it’s a guaranteed success. I didn’t have a single negative critique or at least I didn’t hear any since the other nurses’ mouths were full. (And they only stop running for chocolate) This cheese…

The Sweet Taste of Lavender and Honey

So I guess it is time to share one recipe that I have made that everyone went crazy over; my Lavender and honey cheesecake. I had been on a search for lavender flower for a while and with no result I passed over this recipe a few times. While shopping around Canton I came across…

Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

If you want someone to like you; butter them up with a cheesecake. If you want to impress them; make something with peanut butter. If you want them to love you; combine the two.  I made this peanut butter cheesecake when meeting my partner’s roommates for the first time. The boys came to the conclusion…