Dessert Recipes

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake 2015

May 4, 2015
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  I posted this recipe in 2012 but I made it again this last weekend for an early Mother’s Day brunch at my sister in law’s.  The cake disappeared. Calling all cheesecake fans.  It is the time of year when there are plenty of unused packages of cream cheese left in the refrigerator

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Babka with Chocolate Filling

May 4, 2015
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The original recipe is from Epicurious I think, maybe 2006 or so.  It is the best Babka recipe I ever tried and I try to make it once a year or so.  Lots of butter and wonderful for Shavuot. 

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White Peach and Macadamia Nut Yogurt Cake

July 1, 2014
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  Do you like the moist flavor of yogurt cakes with fruits? Last week I tried this combination. Fantastic as a coffeecake or have a slice for breakfast.

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Pistachio Pear Yogurt Cake

May 27, 2014
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This year the Holiday of Shavuot begins on Tuesday, June 3rd at sundown and ends June 5th an hour after sundown.  Shavuot is a joyous holiday, a time for celebration, and traditionally eating dairy foods, especially dessert.  All of those yummy things, made with butter, cream and yes even yogurt

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Cheesecake for Mother’s Day

May 7, 2014
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Mother’s Day 2014 This year Mother’s day 2014 falls on Sunday May 11. I hope you are planning to celebrate with your mother or any mother this year. Mother’s nurture life and all of the traditional accolades are truly deserved. It is a shame that they often go without recognition of their essential contributions and […]

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