This Apple Crumble Cake is Perfection

Apple Crumble is one of my favourite winter desserts. But what if it could also be a cake?

This cake has a wonderful pudding like texture, as well as gorgeous chunks of apple. The rum  provides a lovely flavour to this moist, light cake. And the crumble topping? It just finishes the whole cake off nicely. You could also add some walnuts or flaked almonds to the crumble mixture before you sprinkle it over the cake mixture, but I didn’t have any in the cupboard at the time – they would make a great textural addition.

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Irresistible Passionfruit Yoghurt Cheesecake

I love checking out delis – the cured meats, and local and imported products are sometimes irresistible.

I was at the fruit market yesterday when I noticed something special in the chiller section. Barambah Organic Natural Yoghurt is heavenly. It was recommended by a fellow foodie whose blog I love. Check her out here. Because this yoghurt isn’t homogenised, it still has the layer of cream on the top. It reminds me of when I was younger, and the milkman used to deliver the bottles of milk every morning. They, too, had a layer of cream on the top underneath the foil lid. We used to have to be quick to bring the bottles in, in the morning, to beat the magpies who used to peck a hole in the top of the foil!

I had some passionfruit in the fridge that I needed to use, so I decided to incorporate the passionfruit and the natural yoghurt in a baked cheesecake.

This cheesecake also has a light topping. It’s inspired by a cheesecake made by a colleague of my husband. She made a cheesecake and took it to work one day – my husband has been raving about it ever since! Here’s her recipe.

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