Category Archives: baking

Mango Cheesecake

Mango CheesecakeMango Cheesecake Yesterday I made a mango cheesecake. I didn’t decorate it because I forgot to buy fresh berries. The cake in the magazine was decorated with fresh berries. I didn’t want to use frozen because when they melt it looks messy. No sunshine in the first picture but in the second one. The stripes are from the window blinds.

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Meringue Roses

Meringue RosesMeringue RosesMeringue RosesMeringue Roses Finally I managed to make meringues that were not chewy, too dark, or went into a thousand pieces as soon as you touched them šŸ™‚ The meringue was perfect but the roses did not look like the roses in the Pirkka magazine. Check who photobombed my last two pictures šŸ˜‰ Good he didn’t touch them šŸ˜€ I need to stop baking. Bad for my weight šŸ˜¦

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry MuffinsBlueberry MuffinsI still do have plenty of blueberries in the freezer. Last fall many of our wonderful friends brought us blueberries they picked themselves. I saw a blogger, I follow, had made blueberry muffins which inspired me to immediately go make some šŸ™‚ I dusted them with powdered icing sugar but because the berries on top were frozen they quickly melted and so did the sugar.

Cheesecake

Cheesecake GlƶgijuustokakkuCheesecake Glƶgijuustokakku I made my first mulled wine cheesecake a couple of days before Christmas. It tasted good and looked pretty to be made by me. But, it has annoyed me that I didn’t get the color of the gel right. So, I made one also for the New Year. This time I used only half the amount of cheese and curd as well as all the other ingredients for the cheese layer. As 900 grams of Philadelphia cheese is a lot. Now the gel color and the cake would haven been near to perfect had it come off easily. One can see that I had to use a knife to get it loose. Who knows, I may nail it next time šŸ˜€

Soft Gingerbread

Soft gingerbread with Philadelphia cheese & lingonberry topping img_2732cSoft gingerbread with Philadelphia cheese & lingonberry topping img_2736cI saw a picture of soft gingerbread with Philadelphia cheese/lingonberry jam topping. Had to make them. Of course my ā€œbreadsā€ don’t look as nice and delicious as did the ones in the picture in the “Hemmets Journal”. But, my husband was happy and said mine were fine and yummy. Maybe I will make some for Christmas. Who knows šŸ™‚