Easy, No-bake Strawberry Cheesecake

IMG_0056It’s one of those easy desserts, the perfect ending to a summer dinner on the veranda. I never had “a thing” for cheesecakes but this one tastes more like a light and luscious strawberry mousse. The crust is chocolatey and in perfect harmony with the tanginess of the cheese and the berries. I used white chocolate for sweetness which is heavenly. This is so easy and delicious. It’s inevitable. Continue reading

Creamy Strawberry Trifle

strawberry trifle.jpgThe trifle; one of the most wonderful creamy desserts ever created. Just think of these four layers of heaven: a. the soft sponge soaked in deliciously fresh fruit juices, b. the vibrant, sweet, juicy fresh fruits c. the dreamy layer of heavenly vanilla cream and d. a soft white cloud of whipped cream. That to me, is a dessert I want to eat straight from the bowl, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Continue reading

The Easiest (and absolutely delicious) Strawberry Cream Dessert

strawberry cream 3.jpgShow me one person who doesn’t like strawberries and cream. Ok, maybe there is one out there but not in this household. Spring in Cyprus is like strawberry bliss. They are red, sweet and juicy, an absolute dream. I wanted to honour this delicious fruit with something more than just a dollop of sweetened whipped cream, but something equally easy to prepare; a foolproof dessert you can whip up a few hours before your friends come to dinner. Continue reading

Strawberry Almond Loaf Cake

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First of all, I love the look of this loaf cake. Spots of red fruit scattered randomly in a tender, velvety interior, is a very promising “introduction” to the taste, don’t you think? This is a really tender, buttery, moist, great tasting cake. The one, you will bake when your mother in law comes over for tea. The almonds work beautifully with the strawberries and add fantastic flavour. You can use blueberries or raspberries if you prefer. Continue reading