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Hay Hay it’s the Donna Hay roundup!

Whoah!  Your response to this month’s Hay Hay it’s Donna Day event was overwhelming!  We had participants from all over the world – the United States, Canada, Bulgaria, France, Australia, Germany, Spain, Italy, Norway, The Netherlands and India!

Initially I had planned to write a paragraph about each entry but as there are TWENTY ONE participants and TWENTY FOUR entries (yes, one keener made FOUR versions of the dessert!), I think I will just leave you with the gorgeousness that is Donna Hay’s Blackberry Cheesecake Pots (and variations on that theme!).  Please click on the links to their lovely blogs :-)

At the end of the post, you will find a poll where you can vote for your favourite and that person will host next month’s event!  I will announce the lucky hostess (nope, no guys entered…) on June 15th!

So without further ado:

Denise at Chez Us’ Blackberry Cheesecake Pots:

Josie at Daydreamer Desserts Blackberry Cheesecake pots:

Renée at Flamingo Musings Blueberry Cheesecake Pots:

Jamie at Life’s a Feast’s Strawberry Mascarpone Cheesecake:

Claudia at Missing Flavor’s Cheesecake Pots with Blackberry Swirls:

Tracey from Tangled Noodle’s Black Raspberry Cheesecake Pots:

Mil Postres Blackberry Cheesecake Pots:

Barbara Bakes’ Blackberry Cheesecake Pots:

Julia at Leave Room for Dessert was so excited at how easy it was that she made FOUR versions of this:

(Strawberry, Nutella, Cherry and Blackberry)

All the way from India, Deeba at Passionate about Baking made a vegetarian version using quark and flavoured with cherries and matcha:

A new to me blog, Winos and Foodies’ Barbara made Orange Cheesecake Pots:

Gwen at BunkyCooks made Peach Cheesecake Pots with a Biscotti Crumble:

La Cocina de Zaira made Blackberry Cheesecake Pots:

Giulia at Juls’ Kitchen made Strawberry Cheesecake Pots:

Ozoz at Kitchen Butterfly made Blackberry Cheesecake Jelly Verrines:

Penny (aka Jeroxie) at Addictive and Consuming got over her fear of desserts to produce Chocolate Cheesecake Pots with Black Cherry Compote:

Casey of Tastestopping got back to cooking and blogging about it with this event and learned all about caster sugar along the way!

Shea at Blissfully Unrefined made a most unusual version – Avocado Cheesecake Pots with a Strawberry Rhubarb Compote:

Laura at Loverly made these beautiful pots of goodness:

Barb at VinoLuci Style pushed through a bad leg injury to make Raspberry Cheesecake Flutes:

Casey at Eating Gardening and Living in Bulgaria made Lemon Cream Pots:

So, now it’s up to you dear readers. Wipe that drool off your keyboard, tell me which one is your favourite and vote for next month’s hostess!

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39 Responses to Hay Hay it’s the Donna Hay roundup!

  1. Belinda @zomppa June 5, 2010 at 07:37 #

    So many yummies, so hard to choose! Love this!

  2. bunkycooks June 5, 2010 at 08:03 #

    What a great round up! Thanks for hosting. It was lots of fun. :)

  3. penny aka jeroxie June 5, 2010 at 09:02 #

    awesome round up! can’t wait till the next one :)

  4. Evelyne@CheapEthnicEatz June 5, 2010 at 10:01 #

    Wow, so hard to pick one favorite. Just amazing round up

  5. Cat June 5, 2010 at 13:56 #

    how fun to see all of the different takes on the original cheesecake! i think i enjoyed seeing the little pots and bowls as much as the dessert itself.

  6. TasteStopping June 5, 2010 at 14:43 #

    I loved this dessert so much (and so did my family) that I am making it again this weekend. I could barely wait a week to try it again! It looks like everyone had fun and made some delicious variations. Thanks for hosting. :D

    Best,
    Casey

  7. Julie M. June 5, 2010 at 14:47 #

    What a cool idea! I may have to participate in one of these in the future. They look like a lot of fun. Good luck to the players this month!

  8. Kitchen Butterfly June 5, 2010 at 17:38 #

    Gaping jaws………what a feast of delightful desserts. Absolutely blown away………superb roundup

  9. Chef Dennis June 5, 2010 at 18:12 #

    what an awe inspiring group!!! I am so happy to have found your blog!
    cheers
    Dennis

  10. Daydreamer Desserts June 5, 2010 at 21:09 #

    Thanks so much for the invite and for being such a great hostess Mardi. It was great fun!

  11. Christine @ Fresh Local and Best June 5, 2010 at 23:42 #

    I am so impressed with the wide array of cheesecakes in a pot. And Julia really got into this challenge with four! I particularly like Claudia’s cheesecake with the blackberry swirls.

  12. K a b l o o e y June 5, 2010 at 23:50 #

    They all look so beautiful! And even though all the berry ones are jewel-toned and yummy looking, I can’t help but notice that there are NUTELLA cheesecake pots amidst the rest. Mmmm, Nutella… swoon…

  13. Red Nomad OZ June 6, 2010 at 04:58 #

    Hi there! Great competition, but as a lover of all things citrus, couldn’t go past the lemon cream pots! Enjoy your day!

  14. Geoff June 7, 2010 at 02:46 #

    This is unfair. I’m partial to desserts and there is not one in the competition that could not hook me, even on a bad day.
    Do you choose on the basis of a dessert’s appearance/presentation or how you think it might taste?
    “There can only be one winner” – the most depressing phrase in the English language… these are all winners.

    • Mardi@eatlivetravelwrite June 7, 2010 at 06:33 #

      You’re partial to desserts, are you? LOL! The odds were stacked against me with a gene pool like that huh? I know it’s not fair to have to choose one but then again, life’s not fair, right?

  15. Casey Angelova June 7, 2010 at 08:10 #

    What an amazing round up! I have to agree with Cat. I love all the pots and dishes. Thanks for hosting!

  16. Juls @Juls' Kitchen June 7, 2010 at 14:09 #

    Great roundup! Just got home from London and I’m drooling over my notebook!

  17. Tracey@Tangled Noodle June 8, 2010 at 01:41 #

    Such a simple recipe and yet look at all the marvelous variations! These cheesecakes pots will be my go-to special dessert – so easy, elegant and delicious. Thanks for being a wonderful HHDD hostess!

  18. Jamie June 8, 2010 at 09:13 #

    Fabulous dessert, fabulous round up and so many talented bakers. There are so many great creative delicious variations and I plan on making each and every one this summer. Thanks to Mardi for hosting this event and choosing such a great recipe!

  19. The Housewife June 9, 2010 at 02:42 #

    So amazing! What a great response and each and every entry is looks so tempting!

  20. Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction June 9, 2010 at 21:17 #

    Wow… Love all of these versions of the blackberry cheesecake pots. They look amazing. I am really wishing I would have had time to join in. I still might have to try the recipe!

  21. pilot September 9, 2011 at 10:28 #

    you have got an amazing weblog right here! would you wish to make some invite posts on my weblog?

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