All posts tagged: pastry

Vanilla Dreamcake, I mean Cheesecake

I have a love/hate relationship with cheesecake.  I love to eat it but baking a cheesecake pisses me off.  Once I figured out the secret to an amazing cheesecake my life hasn’t been the same.  I know you’ll agree.  Feel free to enter this cheesecake in your local county fair and be prepared for stardom!! When I was growing up my Mom made the best cheesecake I ever had in my life. When she threw it on the table it gave a thud as if she dropped a cylinder block on the table.  It was dense yet creamy and delicious!  Everyone loved it. I’ve tried to recreate it without my Mom’s recipe because according to her, “I don’t know where the hell that recipes at and I’m not digging to find it.” I think this recipe comes pretty damn close to Mom’s.  Not quite as dense but creamy as hell!!  I love it and quite proud of it.  Of course, I will never even come close to my Mom’s cheesecake but it will have to suffice. …

Toffee Malt Cookies

If you’re not familiar with malt.  Familiarize yourself with it.  Just not here.  I’m not going to go into detail as to what it is or how it came about.  Because I’m not sure myself and every time I try to tell you people something I get that one asshole emailing me telling, “That’s not true.”  They have nothing else better to do than sit on the internet and tell people they’re wrong.  

Butterscotch Custards

Damn I love custards!!  Desserts are always a must have.  Even when you’ve eaten so much that you feel like you are going to puke but the waiter asks if you want dessert.  You look at your dining company and you all shrug your shoulders and say “We’ll look at the menu”.