A Tale of Two Cheesecakes

As I’m sure many of you can tell from my last few blogs, I love to cook, especially during the holidays.

One of the things I’ve been asked to bring to the Thanksgiving table over the years is cheesecake. I used to make a large cheesecake, but let’s face it. After all the fixings, there isn’t much room for dessert, and frankly I was a little tired of throwing half a cheesecake away.

This year, I decided to try mini-cheesecakes with the added bonus of being able to freeze the leftovers and eat them later.

Since lemon is delicious, I focused on a lemon cheesecake recipe and to my delight I found two. So, yes, I made them both.


With the traditional graham cracker crust and some helpful tips from the recipe. This one turned out lighter and fluffier. For the recipe: https://www.livewellbakeoften.com/mini-lemon-cheesecakes/

But, it lacked more of a lemon flavor that I wanted and as a result would probably top it off with lemon curd then whipped cream.

The second:


This one was a little too brown for my two of my tasters (although not my family members). I preferred the vanilla wafer crust and the delightful lemon kick. Alas it sunk in the middle, so I would fill it in with whipped cream to hide the imperfections.

The recipe: http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/mini-lemon-cheesecakes-53712.aspx

And wouldn’t you know it. By the time my tasters finished, there were no more cheesecakes to freeze.

Until next time!

About Linda Andrews

Linda Andrews lives with her husband and three children in Phoenix, Arizona. When she announced to her family that her paranormal romance was to be published, her sister pronounce: "What else would she write? She’s never been normal." All kidding aside, writing has become a surprising passion. So just how did a scientist start to write paranormal romances? What other option is there when you’re married to romantic man and live in a haunted house? If you’ve enjoyed her stories or want to share your own paranormal experience feel free to email the author at www.lindaandrews.net She’d love to hear from you.
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