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Cheesecake Petit Fours

Cheesecake Petit Fours Now here’s something sweet and small that is not your usual boring cookie cake. Ingredients 1 container / 250 grams of soft white Tnuva 5% cheese 6 oz. of bisquitim cookies – you’d have to actually weigh them before you crush them **once it is crushed, it comes out to 1 &…

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Luscious Cheesecake

Luscious Cheesecake Serves 10-12 Ingredients 7 eggs, separated 1 ½ cups sugar 2 cups low fat cream cheese OR 500 grams 5% Tnuva Gveena Levana soft white cheese 1-2 T. lemon juice 1 cup sour cream OR 1 container “Shamenet Tnuva” 3 T. potato starch ** Method Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C. Whip the…

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Easy No-bake Cheesecakes

Easy No-bake Cheesecakes Ingredients 2 ½ cups / 500 grams soft white cream cheese (the Gveena l’vana 5% for Israel) 1 cup sour cream (for Israel, use one container Shamenet) 1 cup sugar ¼ cup powdered vanilla pudding ; this is about a half container of one of those boxes of powdered pudding mixes 1…

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Four Glaze Toppings for Chanukah Doughnuts

Four Glaze Toppings for Chanukah Doughnuts Here are easy and DIY recipes for glazing many flavors of doughnuts. Chocolate glaze: 1 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons cocoa 2 tablespoons oil Mix in a bowl with a spoon until smooth. It should be the consistency of loose peanut butter. If it is too thin, add…

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Mini Honey Cake Muffins

Mini Honey Cake Muffins We eat and also give honey cake out to friends in honor of Rosh Hashana, to symbolize our wish that they enjoy a sweet new year…I’ve been making these for years and they are always amazing…what a tasty way to say Shana Tova… Makes about 45-50 or so mini muffins Ingredients…

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Crunchy Coated Baked Apples

Crunchy Coated Baked Apples Yield: Each apple is one serving, but most people will want more than one serving of this one! Ingredients 6–8 medium green apples, peeled Oil as needed 1½ cup crushed walnuts or almonds, or a mix of both ¼ cup sugar 1 packet vanilla sugar White raisins, optional Method Peel and…

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Gluten-free Chocolate Sponge Cake

Gluten-free Chocolate Sponge Cake Serves 6–8, depending on how generous you want to be with the slices… Ingredients 8 eggs 1¼ cups sugar 5 T. cocoa 2½ – 3 & 1/2 T. potato starch Method Preheat the oven to 350°F / 180°C. Prepare a large 10″ tube pan. Although most sponge cakes say not to…

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Mint Chocolate Brownies

I’ve been baking and serving these for all kinds of simchos for more than two decades and they have always been a hit. Now you can try them for yourself… Mint Chocolate Brownies Each recipe makes one 9×13 tray Brownie Layer Ingredients 4 eggs 2 cups sugar 1 & 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup cocoa…

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Crunchy Pumpkin Pie

Crunchy Pumpkin Pie This is the only part of the recipe that has margarine; but since it’s not a major part of the pie and it’s really only to hold it together, I kept it in. You can either use the recipe for pie crust that I’m going to write here, or one frozen pie…

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Sweet Zucchini Bread

Sweet Zucchini Bread This recipe makes two standard loaf pans’ worth, or three small ones. It’s blessing is mezonos, even though it is called a ‘bread’. It’s really more like a cake consistency. This “bread” has no yeast and is more the consistency of cake. Ingredients 3 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup canola…

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    For years I tried braiding challah with six strands following diagrams and instructions in recipe books, but I could not get the hang of it. UNTIL some years ago when you had an article in Binah that included user-friendly diagrams and instructions. After successfully managing using the paper a number of times, I can now do it almost with closed eyes! Not only have you enhanced our Shabbos but you have also boosted my confidence!