Tag Archives: sour cream

The legendary baked cheesecake

I have been making this cheesecake since I was a teenager. It is thick, heavy and tasty, and very mean on the hips. But, as an occasional treat, it is awesome! This recipe has always made far too much filling, … Continue reading

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Raspberry Coconut Cake

This is a delicious cake that stays moist and (surprisingly, given the raspberry chunks) cuts well for layering. I have decorated with it, but I would be careful keeping it out of the fridge for more than a couple of … Continue reading

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Found! A fabulous pastry for tarts

I have been searching for the ultimate tart pastry for a long time. I want something buttery, with a little crispness, but without the crazy solidity that I tend to find in many shortcrust recipes. I also don’t want a … Continue reading

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Peachy, sour cream goodness!

As a child of the 80s, there were two desserts that I really used to look forward to: Mum’s self saucing chocolate pudding (done in the microwave, no less); and Mum’s Peach Kuchen. Peaches, sour cream, cinnamon and a sweet-sour … Continue reading

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