Easy Lemon Pie with Coconut “Cloud” Cream

lemon pieWhoever thought of biscuit crusts is a genius. I mean, it’s fun and challenging to make a tart base from scratch but when you don’t have the time, a biscuit crust will always make you look good. No kneading, no blind baking, just crush the biscuits and you are almost done. As simple as it may be, a cookie crust doesn’t have to be boring. Adding ingredients like cocoa or nuts elevates a simple dessert to a spectacular one. Continue reading

Apple Cheesecake

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I’m one of those people who are not crazy about cheesecake. I wouldn’t say no to a piece, of course, but if I had to choose a dessert from a menu, cheesecake would not be my first choice. That said, I understand that cheesecake is a divine dessert. It’s creamy and velvety with a slight tang and saltiness from the cheese. Combined with any fruit is heaven on a plate. Now imagine eating an apple pie topped with cheesecake. You get the sweetness of the apples, the aroma of cinnamon, the crunchiness of the almonds and the creaminess of the cheesecake. Now that, would be my first choice on a dessert menu. Continue reading