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What to do with those Leftovers – Cheesecake!

Spiced Apple Cheesecake
Spiced Apple Cheesecake

My daughter made a gingerbread house for Christmas but it went uneaten with so much food in the house. There was a large bowl of assorted apples too, as well as a tiny quantity of almonds. So on my last trip to the grocery store, I picked up some cream cheese.

The Gingerbread Base
The Gingerbread Base

I smashed up the gingerbread adding it to some cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, nuts and melted butter, stirring to coat the crumbs, pressing into a spring-form baking pan.

Roasted Apple Slices
Roasted Apple Slices

Next, I made the applesauce adding some butterscotch liqueur. I cut some apple slices to roast for the topping.

For the filling, I used 500 grams of cream cheese, 1/2 cup of sugars, some more cinnamon, cardamom, & nutmeg. Two eggs and 1/4 cup of flour. It was then baked for an hour at 375 degrees in the middle of a gas oven or here is the conversion for temperature  

375 190 5 Moderately hot

Assembled with a dusting of icing sugar, it was delicious!

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The work version I am a versatile client-focused professional with wide-ranging experience in organizing, coaching and motivating with the ability to multi-task whatever the situation. My company, Style Organization is committed to helping people through strategies that assist in moving them forward positively with humour and energy. The Social Version is the same just substitute family & friends for clients and colleagues. I enjoy all the fine things in life, reading, theater, opera, gardening, cooking, entertaining, fashion, travel, anything vintage and adores good company. I am presently still restoring and renovating a 1928 Tudor Revival house.

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