recipe: Hamantaschen Sugar Dough

Dry ingredients2 cups flour2 tsp baking baking powder1 tsp lemon zest (fresh)1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter (at room temperature)1 cup granulated white sugar1 egg2 tsp orange juice1 tsp vanilla Dough preparation:In a mixer bowl with pedal attachment cream butter and sugar.Add egg & mix well.Add orange juice, and vanillaAdd “dry ingredients”, and mix… Continue reading recipe: Hamantaschen Sugar Dough

Recipe: Sous Vide Fairytale Cheesecake

Original recipe from Aviv’s grandma. This time “cake” is made in 4oz canning mason jars. Fruit layer:2 c strawberries/soft fruit cut to medium cubes1/4 c granulated white sugar2 tbsp cornflour1 tsp lemon juice1/2 tsp lemon/orange zestcheesecake layer:4 cups of greek yogurt & sour cream (~2 c + 2 c)4 eggs1 cup baker’s sugar (super-fine granulated… Continue reading Recipe: Sous Vide Fairytale Cheesecake

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: Apple & Pecans Bread

Cooking Time : 1 hourEquipment: loaf pan INGREDIENTS:Dry Ingredients1½ cups all purpose flour1 tsp baking soda½ tsp cinnamon½ tsp salt1/4 tsp nutmeg Wet Ingredients ¾ cup brown sugar½ cup butter2 egg1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup milk 2 cups peeled & chopped apples (about 2 [granny smith+non sour apple])½ cup [Trader Joe’s toasted] pecan pieces… Continue reading Recipe: Apple & Pecans Bread

Recipe: Three Chocolates Loaf Cake

Ingredients: ½ cup boiling water 4 oz bittersweet/semisweet chocolate roughly chopped1 tsp instant coffee (I used a whole instant coffee single bag) 3/4 cup all purpose flour½ tsp baking powder1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder ½ tsp cinnamon½ tsp salt ½ cup (8 tbsp) unsalted butter (room temp)½ cup granulated sugar½ cup compacted brown sugar 3 large… Continue reading Recipe: Three Chocolates Loaf Cake

Recipe: Zucchini Bread with Nuts & Seeds

Dry ingredients1½ c. all purpose flour½ tsp salt½ tsp baking soda½ tsp baking powder3 tsp cinnamon 1 c. grated zucchini ½ c. butter ½ c. white sugar ½ c. brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/8 c. sesame seeds1/8 c. raw unsalted sunflower seeds1/4 c. chopped Walnuts1/3 c. pecan pieces Instructions: preheat oven… Continue reading Recipe: Zucchini Bread with Nuts & Seeds

Recipe: Israeli Birthday Cake – (take 2)

D wants to make an Israeli Birthday cake for her school project.I have looked at about a dozen recipes, and incorporated them to this version. Traditionally those are made in the original oven pan. I have modified it to use a 9×13” pan. Ingredients Dry Ingredients: 1½ cups all purpose flour ¾ cup Cocoa Powder 1 tsp baking… Continue reading Recipe: Israeli Birthday Cake – (take 2)

Recipe: chocolate cheesecake

Ingredients Dry 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Wet 1 cup butter, softened 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 large  Eggs 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Filling 12 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 8 oz farmer’s cheese/ricotta 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon… Continue reading Recipe: chocolate cheesecake