Recipe: Baked Fairytale Cheesecake

Original recipe from Aviv’s grandma. Cake Ingredients: 4 cups of greek yogurt & sour cream (~2 c + 2 c) 4 eggs 1 cup baker’s sugar (super-fine granulated white sugar) 1/4 cup cornflour 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp Vanilla extract 1/2 tsp lemon zest Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400°F. Butter cake 9″ springform… Continue reading Recipe: Baked Fairytale Cheesecake

Recipe: Cinnamon Swirl Pound Cake

* 9” round cake (3 layers + sprinkle) Cake: 1½ cups all purpose flour ¼ tsp salt 1½ cups sugar ½ cup butter (softened) 4 eggs 1½ tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp almond extract ½ cup heavy whipping cream ¼ cup milk Cinnamon Swirl: 2/3 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 tbsp… Continue reading Recipe: Cinnamon Swirl Pound Cake

Recipe: Israeli Bakery Cheesecake

One of the challenges of trying to make food from some other country is finding the “right” ingredients. Following is the fruit of many experimentation. You must follow the baking and cooling in the oven instructions. Do not open the oven before the cake had time to cool properly. The cake will collapse/lose its height. Ingredients Crust:… Continue reading Recipe: Israeli Bakery Cheesecake