Cappuccino Cheesecake


Here's the anniversary cake that i've baked for him...not a heart shape cake.. nor a rich sexy chocolate cake either... just a simple coffee cake... after all these years and a 13mths old baby in hand.. all u want is to get ur cake done in a jiffy...

I choose this cappuccino cheesecake simply cos he loves coffee in his cake... well we r espresso junkie anyway!.. glad he loves the richness of this cake...

Recipe is fm a book called cheesecake seduction by catherine Lau


Ingredients
Filling
250g cream cheese
120g icing sugar
200ml whipping cream
3 eggs, white and yellow separated
1tsp vanilla flavouring
2tbsp+2tsp cornflour - sifted
2tbsp+2tsp plain flour - sifted
1/4 tsp cream of tartar or 1tsp lemon juice, strained
1tbsp mixed with 2 tsp hot water of instant coffee powder
1tbsp mixed with 1tbsp hot water of cocoa powder

Base
125g optima flour
3 eggs
1tbsp mixed with 2tsp hot water of instant coffee powder
30ml milk
50g butter melted - i used corn oil

Topping
200g Whipped cream
Cocoa powder for dusting

Method

Filling and base

Beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in icing sugar. Add cream, egg yolks, vanilla, cornflour and plain flour, and beat until mixture is smooth and creamy. Set aside. Prepare base.
Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a 23cm round spring form or false bottomed cake pan
Whisk sponge mix, eggs, coffee mixture and milk until mixture is thick and glossy. Fold in melted butter for 1 min. Pour mixture into cake pan. Bake for 15mins. Continue with the filling.
Whisk egg whites until foamy. Add cream of tartar or lemon juice. Whisk until firm peaks form. Fold into cheese mixture. Transfer 250g of cheese mixture to a small bowl. Stir in coffee mixture and cocoa powder mixture to remaining cheese mixture.
Remove cake pan fm oven when base is done. Reduce oven temp to 160C. Carefully spread coffee cheese mixture on base.
Place cake pan in water bath. Bake for 30 mins or until filling is set. Remember to wrap ur bottom pan with aluminium foil. Remove cake pan fm oven. Quickly spread plain cheese mixture on coffee cheese mixture. Bake for 30mins or until filling is set but slightly soft in the centre.
When filling is done, remove cake pan fm oven and stand for 10 mins. Transfer cake to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Decorate cooled cake with a layer of whipped cream and dust with cocoa powder. Serve chilled or immediately.


Note: Preparing time an hr.. cooking time 1hr 5 mins
Leave cheesecake in the oven with door closed for 30mins for the cake to solidify.

2 comments:

Lils said...

hi Rima,
nak tumpang tanya, sponge mix tu bape banyak nak letak ye? (takder dalam list ingredients). thanks!

Rima said...

Hi Lils
I did list it dear.. 125g of optima flour

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