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100th Post, First Birthday, Celebrating with - CHEESE CAKE

I don't think I was this happy when I saw Sachin making a century in the Cricket Match, while I am posting this special post. Why you ask? Of course Baby!!! this is my Century post in my own wonderful lovely blog space!! Oohoo, I am so excited and waiting for this post.

Apple Pecan Cheesecake
And then I felt nostalgic and thinking about the memories how I started the blog and all of a sudden one more time thing tick in my head, when I checked the first post date, it told me that My Third Baby has turned 1 year. (No Eyebrow Raising and Jaw Dropping on the Third Baby, Please!!!), Take it Easy my Friends, I am just talking about my Blog which is my third Baby. :-) And noticed that it is just little over a year that this beautiful baby born for no reason and grew into this pretty thing on the blog space for several reasons. :-)

Happy 1st Birthday Yum! Yum! Yum!

My Dear readers,

Come and sing along with me a Happy Birthday Song for my bloggy baby 'Yum! Yum! Yum!' who turned 1 year on Oct 25th 2011.

Happy Birthday to You! Happy Birthday to You!
Happy Birthday to Dear Yum! Yum! Yum!, Happy Birthday to you!

20,000+ page views, 
100 posts in an year, 
63 Friends and Followers, 
46 Likes and Fans on FB, 
32 Subscribers and Readers via Feed Burner, 
10 entries made to Kitchen Artisty
one more blog for little fellas Yum! for Little One! 
and wishing you many more to come....

Okay! Okay! I will stop being little dramatic and will come to the recipe part. I have been planning to shed this recipe to my blog and then when I hit 90th post, I was waiting for my 100th post to feature this superb recipe to make my 100th post special and to celebrate.  And since then saving this one of the best desserts recipe. Now the Wait it Over, let me share the recipe here, Wait a sec, did I tell the name of it? if you haven't checked the title yet, guessing that Special Desert name that's very famous in the Famous city of United States.  and yes you got it Right. Cheese Cake. By this time if you know me well, you know that my deserts are not complete with Fruits and Nuts (Orange Blueberry Loaf, Fruit and Nut Bread are some from the past),  and this one is not an Exception. So here I am presenting, the King of Western Deserts, Cheese Cake Topped with Apple and Pecans, a one is All - Apple Pecan Cheese Cake.

Apple Pecan Cheese Cake
Recipe Source: www.kraftrecipes.com

Ingredients:
Honey Maid Graham Cracker Crumbs - 3/4 cup
Butter (melted) - 1/8 cup
Brown Sugar - 1 Tbsp
Philadelphia Cream Cheese - 2 pkg ( 8 oz each)
Brown Sugar - 3/4 cup
Vanilla - 1/2 tsp
Sour Cream - 1/2 cup ( i used light version)
Eggs - 2
apple - 1 1/2 (medium)
Pecans - 1/3 cup
ground Cinnamon - 1/2 tsp

Method:
  1. HEAT oven to 325°F.
  2. LINE 8x8 -inch baking pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan. 
  3. Crumb the Graham Crackers with hand, Mix crumbs, butter and 1 Tbsp. brown sugar; press this mixture onto bottom of pan.
  4. BEAT cream cheese, 1/2 cup brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust. Combine remaining brown sugar, apples, nuts and cinnamon; spoon over batter.
  5. BAKE 55 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.


Come have a Byte, to celebrate my bloggy baby's Birthday...
Tips:

  • If you want to bake for larger parties or need bigger size, double these ingredient portions and use 13x9 baking pan.
  • Cooling Completely before chilling is very critical (and needs patience) to get the perfect texture.
  • Usually the center gets sink little bit when you take it out form the oven, after cooling completely it will rebound. 
  • I left it out for almost 3 hours for it to be cool completely.  I have baked it around 3 in the afternoon, kept it in the fridge before bed time, and next morning perfect cheese cake is ready to be served. 

This recipe has been linked to following sites and events:
Bake Fest at Zesty Palette by Vardhini.
Full Plate Thursday at MizHelen's Country Cottage.


Happy Cheese Caking until we meet here again...
-Mythreyi

21 comments:

  1. congrats Mye...very delicious preparation for d apt day...

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  2. Congrates on completing one successful year..!!

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  3. Congrats and keep rocking!!! for such an milestone.. n the chesse cake is sersly so so yummy..

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  4. cograts may more yers willcome
    wonderful cake
    i am following u hope u also if like

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  5. Congratulations dear!!!!!!
    cake looks yummy :)

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  6. Congrats on your 100th post and 1st yr anniversary .. wish you many more to come. Cake looks yummy.

    Vardhini
    Checkout my 200th Post Giveaway
    Event: Bake Fest
    Event: Dish it Out - Soy and Tomatoes

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  7. Hi Mythreyi,
    You have a beautiful site just like your name. Thanks for stopping by and thus bringing me here.
    Congratulations on ur 100th post. Keep blogging.

    Pradnya

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  8. congrats dear!!!cheese cake looks yummy!!

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  9. congrats dear!!!cheese cake looks yummy!!

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  10. Congrats!! Cheese cake looks yummy and delicious.Thanks for dropping by in my space and your valuable comments.You have a wonderful space,following you dear.

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  11. thanks for stopping by dear... u hav prepared an amazing cake dear n belated B'day wishes to ur baby n Congrats to u on completing 100 posts :-)

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  12. Thanks for your sweet comments. Congrats on your milestone and wishes for many more to come. The cheese cake looks awesome.

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  13. A huge congrats to you on your 100th post -- that is quite an accomplishment! The cheesecake is the perfect way to celebrate!

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  14. Thank you All for your Wishes and wonderful comments.

    -Mythreyi

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  15. Congrats dear!!! for a luvly succesfull year...
    Keep rocking!!!
    cheese cake looks damn good...

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  16. Congratulations
    This cake looks yummy!!

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  17. Hi Mythreyi,
    I wouldn't have missed this party, Congratulations! I just love coming to your blog and drooling over your food. That cake looks awesome! My very best wishes to you and your family for a blessed Thanksgiving. Thanks for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you again real soon!
    Miz Helen

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  18. Great recipe. Thanks the great pictures. :)

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Hi,

Thanks for visiting Yum! Yum! Yum!. I really appreciate your time in dropping a note for me. Your comments are truly motivating and feedback allows me to improve more to bring the best.

Thanks
-Mythreyi