Speaking of cake, my sister wasn't the only one trying to fatten me up on my birthday! Look at this delightful cake my sister-in-law decorated for my birthday:
It's worth suffering through the perils of having a brother to gain such as sweet, sweet sister-in-law! I'm only kidding. I really do love my brother, too. :-)
Another dessert I like to make for birthdays (or sometimes my husband makes for me) is cheesecake. This is my favorite recipe to make for a special occasion:
If you'd like to try your hand at making a cheesecake but haven't because you don't have a Springform pan, never fear! Check back on our gift post to see about winning one!