Celebrating Black History Month – Los Angeles Black Owned Businesses (Dessert Guide)

Offering an updated 2018 guide to (B.O.) Bakeries throughout Los Angeles, CA.

27th Street Bakery
2700 South Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA. 90011

Big Man Bakes
413 S. Main St. @4th
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Bonnie B Bakery
6344 Topanga canyon Blvd., Suite 1030
Woodland Hills, California

Cobblers Cakes & Kream
2323 W Manchester Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90305

Cobbler Lady
3854 Crenshaw Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90008

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The Cheesy Ladies at it Again! (part 2)

Here we are yet again with more cheesy displays of joy!  I tell ya people I absolutely love making and eating this Peanut Butter Brownie Cheesecake <sigh of happiness>.  Nevertheless, this isn’t about me today, it’s about my niece.


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A Cheesy Family

Yesterday was National Cheesecake Day!  So in celebration I have decided to share a couple of cheesecakes my family and I have made.

I absolutely love baking and being in the space.  I’m a true believer of this place being the heart of the home.  It’s a space filled with a little joy for everyone and brings people together.  A place children can learn right from wrong and adults hold private conversations.  It creates messes, but acts as a platform for some of your best creations.  It’s where you run to for a drink or a late night snack when you simply can’t take it anymore.  It’s called the kitchen everyone!

A few years ago my grandmother passed away and I decided to make a baking apron using her clothes.  She was always in the kitchen therefore this was my creative and personal way of keeping her close.  Every time I bake it’s important to wear my apron.  If I don’t wear it I feel like I’m cheating or doing her wrong – like it’s a sin, weird huh?  I even went out and bought aprons for my nieces and nephews.  LOL “Kids, go put your on Nanna!” <chuckle>

Well, while passing down the baking apron torch, my niece has been baking and cooking away with my mother over the summer.  Once a week they create something new to share with everyone and guess what they made?  You got it – cheesecake!




Isn’t it adorable!  I’m not a hater on her pre-made graham cracker crust for its one I use on a regular.  I also appreciate her nicely thin cut fresh strawberries.  I’m very proud of my niece for making her first Strawberry Cheesecake and look forward to many, many more.


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