Thursday, August 4, 2011

Cheesecake By Bakerella

For my birthday, I wanted to make my own dessert. I'm always making cakes, cupcakes, and cookies, so I wanted to try something different.

What better than to make my all time favorite dessert...CHEESECAKE!!

I searched and searched different recipes, and I wanted one that was fairly simple (since this was my first time).

I finally decided on Bakerella's Cheesecake Bars. I knew I couldn't go wrong since she is pretty much known in the blogging community!

The only thing I did different was use fruit (berry) topping instead of the ganache, but I followed her recipe to a T! I will definitely do the chocolate the next time I make this!

I was always intimidated to make cheesecake because it seemed like so much work, but after making it myself, I know that I will make it again, and again, and again!

The crust was unbelievable!!!!

After it was done baking! I let it cool for a couple of hours.

Here is my berry concoction! I just used 2 cups of berries (they were frozen), and 1/2 cup of sugar! I let it cook over medium high heat for a few minutes, and then let it cool off before I poured it over my cheesecake! Afterward, I let it refrigerate for a couple of more hours!

Then, voila!!!!! Delicious!!!


Jennifer said...

Oh. No. You are now crossing over into the "Dessert Temptress" territory! Alicia! How can I maintain my girlish pregnancy figure when all I want is to eat dessert?! LOL! Now I'm going to have to go to Bakerella and find this recipe!

L2L said...

That looks sooo good!!!! My Joel was just asking for cheesecake, guess I have no reason not to hook the little guy up huh, lol.

jules said...

That looks awesome! I could use a piece of that with my coffee this morning.

Anita Johnson said...

Perfect for my Bible glad you followed the recipe exactly...that is what I will do too! Thanks!

Kelli W said...

Yum! The crust looks really good too! My cheesecakes always crack but they still taste good!

Cathy said...

Looks yummy! You are always tempting me with your food, Alica! :)

When do you guys go back to school? Ours go in on the 22nd, but I go in on the 15th.

Cathy said...

Ooops! Forgot to spell check...Alicia!!

He & Me + 3 said...

Omgosh I am so hungry and that looks so yummy. I LOVE cheesecake! Hope you enjoyed it!

Veronica Lee said...

OMG!!! This is killing me, Alicia!!!

I LOVE cheesecake!!!!

The Farmer Files said...

Excuse me, my birthday is in May...plan now. Tee hee....YUM!

BeLoVed AiMeE said...

that looks amazing! i have only made cheesecake one time and I wasn't impressed I will have to try this recipe!

Michelle said...

Hi Alicia...isn't making cheesecake super easy?? I think it was one of the first things (after chocolate chip cookies) that I learned to bake when I was a kid. So yummy and your version look absolutely delish. And happy belated birthday. :)