A cheesecake convert

Milo dinosaur cheesecake.jpgCheesecake. Some love them. Some don’t. I used to be one of those who are not crazy — sorry, let me paraphrase, “not interested” sounds more accurate — about cheesecake.

Yes, I’ve eaten them but give me fruit cake, chocolate cake or kueh lapis (a thousand layer cake) anytime.

It was one of those days when I had finished all my work and I had time to look at the many marketing email that constantly pops up in my inbox. Qoo10 sends many each day and I don’t bother to read most. But, I happened to click one and as I was scrolling down, spotted a deal on a cheesecake that seemed too good to miss, plus my daughters love cheesecakes. The price was $23.90 instead of the regular price of $35.90. I picked the Milo Dinosaur cheesecake.

When my daughters got back, I told them about the deal and they asked which shop I had ordered from. Honestly, I had no clue. I just bought what I thought was a good deal. They figured that it could be from Cake & the Fiddle. and bingo, it was!

The cake arrived as scheduled and was placed in the freezer as I wanted the family to cut and eat together.

It was love at first bite. The cheese was rich without being smelly or overpowering. When frozen, it tastes just like a creamy ice cream cake (another of my favourites).

Cake & The Fiddle provided a pack of Milo powder to sprinkle on the cake for that dinosaur feel. Brilliant move, really! If the cake had come pre-sprinkled, the powder will be scattered everywhere.

We have since ordered online two more times. And the feeling remains. The cheesecakes are really good!

If you want to score a good deal, look out for offers on Qoo10 because the bakery does list offers regularly. Alternatively, pop over to the official site, which also has offers from time to time.

Cat and the fiddle
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