Cheesecake, pastry

Berry Cottage Cheesecake

Again a recipe that isn't really designed for Veganuary. In fact a cheesecake is probably the worst cake to try and sell in vegan January... also not great if you're dairy, sugar or gluten free but then again, if you have any of these dietary requirements I'm assuming that you're only on this blog because… Continue reading Berry Cottage Cheesecake

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Apricot Poppy Seed Cake

I've always been very fond of poppy seed cakes but it must've been a good 10 years since I last had some and then it just popped into my head the other day and you know when you really crave something, you really have to have it straight away. So I made this. And it's… Continue reading Apricot Poppy Seed Cake

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Rhubarb Meringue Cake

This is my absolute favourite summer cake. It's got a crunchy pastry case, soft and sour rhubarb in a sweet vanilla pudding and a lovely soft meringue topping. I've never met a person who didn't like this cake. Guaranteed a winner. Recipe: Shortcrust Pastry: 200g Plain Flour 100g Cold Butter 75g Caster Sugar 2 tsp… Continue reading Rhubarb Meringue Cake

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The Russian Picking Cake – German Cheesecake Variation

Hi guys, today I want to introduce you to my favourite German cheesecake - the Russian Picking Cake, or Russischer Zupfkuchen in German. It gets it's name from little picked off bits of shortcrust pastry that get scattered across the top and give the moist filling a chocolatey bite. It's unclear where exactly the cake… Continue reading The Russian Picking Cake – German Cheesecake Variation