Valentine’s Day Cheesecake

 

Valentine’s Day Cheesecake

Valentine’s Day Cheesecake

 

Ingredients
For the Crust:
  • 6 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup chocolate graham cracker crumbs, about 6-7 grahams
For the Cheesecake:
  • 12 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ⅓ cup plus 2 Tbsp sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • zest from 1 lemon
For the Strawberry Coulis (Sauce):
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1 Tbsp COLD water
See full instructions on: www.dessertnowdinnerlater.com 

Caramel Mocha Chocolate Cake

Caramel Mocha Chocolate Cake

Caramel Mocha Chocolate Cake

 

Ingredients

Chocolate Cake
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup kahlua
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
Caramel Icing
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp milk or cream

Coffee Icing

  • 2 tbsp instant espresso coffee
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

See full instructions on: www.lifeloveandsugar.com

 

Lemon Curd Dessert

Lemon Curd Dessert

Lemon Curd Dessert

Ingredients
  • 1 recipe Lemon Curd (or 1½ cups store-bought)
Crust:
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature, cut into Tablespoons
  • 1 egg
Cream Cheese Layer:
  • 2 (8oz) packages cream cheese (I use Neufchatel), room temperature
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
Whipped Cream:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla

See full instructions on: www.dessertnowdinnerlater.com

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup (200g) packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg + 1 egg yolk*
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (250g) all-purpose flour (careful not to overmeasure)
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch (aka cornflour)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 and 1/2 cup (225g) semi-sweet chocolate chips

MILK CHOCOLATE FROSTING

  • 1 and 3/4 cups (210g) confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup (32g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 2 Tablespoons (30ml) heavy cream or half-and-half*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • salt, to taste

Full recipe on: sallysbakingaddiction