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Raspberry Cranberry Spiced Cheesecake

I became aware of this cake while watching YouTube one day and this advertisement came on first.  Instead of skipping the ad I watched the whole video on how to make this cake.  I had to make it.  I just needed the occasion to do it.

We had the Sturgeon family Christmas the Monday before Christmas and so I volunteered to make this dessert.  It was a labour of love and a good thing I started the day before!  I bought the ginger crips from Costco.  They are in the baking area; little heart shaped cookies in a tub.  The cake had to travel with us from the city to the burbs so I didn't do decorating until we were at my parents'.

I loved this cheesecake.  I would make the jam alone just to use on toast it was so good.  You can find the recipe at this link: Dorie Greenspan's Raspberry-Cranberry Spiced Cheesecake.


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