Kimberly Zeidner

Third place: Kimberly Zeidner, Boca Raton The recipe: Pear streusel cheesecake Why it won third place: Unlike other cheesecakes, this one features several different textures and flavors: short bread crust, gently cooked sliced pears, creamy sweetened cream cheese and streusel topping. Baker bio... Josh Ritchie, Sun Sentinel