Lemon Cheesecake

Yummy Bakes | 1:32 PM |
Cheesecake is a decadent, delicious dessert. Smooth and creamy, it is the tastiest and most elegant way to end a meal.  Different recipes call for different ingredients. I love cheesecakes from plain to the intensely rich New York cheesecake.




Recipe source: Anncoo Journal

Ingredients
Line and grease a 8" springform cake pan
100g Marie biscuits, crushed (I used 100g digestive biscuits, crushed)
80g Melted butter (I used 50g melted butter)

·    Combine crushed biscuit crumbs and melted butter together in a mixing bowl. Press the biscuit crumbs onto the base of the prepared pan and chill in the refrigerator for later use.

250g Cream Cheese
30g Sugar
3 Egg yolks
65g Whipping cream
1 Lemon zest
3/4 tbsp Lemon juice
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
1/2 tbsp Orange contreau (I used ½ tbsp fresh orange juice mixed with 1 tsp brandy)
20g Butter, melted
2 tbsp Plain flour, sifted
3 Egg whites
35g Sugar

Method:
·        Cream the cheese and sugar together and slowly add in whipping cream, beat till creamy at medium speed.
·        Scrape bowl and add egg yolks one at a time until all combined then add lemon zest, lemon juice, vanilla extract and orange contreau ~ beat to mix well.
·        Scrape bowl,  lower speed add in melted butter and plain flour, mix well and transfer cheese mixture to a large bowl.
·        Whisk egg whites and sugar till peak form. Use a rubber spatula to fold egg whites to cheese mixture.
·        Pour cheese mixture into prepared cake tin.
·        Steam bake at 160C for about 1 hour. Cool to room temperature and chill cheesecake before serve.
·        You may like to mix some cocoa powder and snow powder together and dust on cheesecake.

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16 comments:

  1. Looks yummy and I love the I love you part :) makes it special

    Priya
    Cook like Priya




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  2. Chris, your cheesecake looks perfect. Planning to make this again for the coming weekend.

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  3. Feel like pinching that piece from the screen!

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    1. Cheah, no need to pinch lah - you can have the whole slice.

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  4. Beautifully baked cheesecake! Have not eaten cheesecake in ages! Wish I could have a slice now!

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    1. Me too - havent had cheese cake for a long time. No problem you can help yourself to more than a slice.

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  5. Hmm, this look so tempting, so long did not have a heavy cheesecake because my family are fan on this heavy cheesecake. But i dont care, i going to bake one soon..hehehe..

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    1. Ya, me too havent't had cheesecake for a while that's why made two at one go.

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  6. gorgeous to look at… and gorgeous to eat!

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  7. looks fantastic! your honey must be so happy seeing this cake especially the words! hehe..

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  8. It looks creamy and light. Must be very tasty.

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