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Baking for Shavuot with Rachael Berman

May 28th @ 1:00pm - 2:00pm

A cooking demonstration in preparation for the holiday with Rachael Berman, who will demonstrate how to make cheesecake creme brûlée bars.  This is a simple dessert that any home baker can make, but looks like it comes from a professional bakery!

Rachael Berman specializes in dessert tables. She is a Bay Area mom and owns Rachael’s Desserts.

This event will be live streamed on Facebook Live at https://facebook.com/apjcc. No need to register, and you don’t need a Facebook account to view the event. Just visit the Facebook page on May 28 at 1:00pm and scroll down the page until you see the live streaming video.

Have your ingredients ready:

Crust (or use a pre-baked crust)
1 1/4 cups finely crushed graham cracker crumbs (from about 9 sheets)
2 Tbsp granulated sugar
6 Tbsp butter, melted (preferably salted)

Cheesecake Filling
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
2 (8 oz) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
3 large eggs
3 Tbsp heavy cream
3 Tbsp sour cream
1 tsp vanilla extract

6 Tbsp granulated sugar
Whipped cream, fresh raspberries and fresh mint for garnish (optional)


Read about all the APJCC’s Shavuot events at apjcc.org/shavuot.


The Addison-Penzak JCC is proud to be a part of the Koret Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood. The JCC is also supported by the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, and by the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley and other generous supporters.

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May 28th 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm


JCC Los Gatos