Sunday, August 1, 2010

Cotton Soft Japanese Cheesecake




A week went by without me noticing it this is how it goes for hectic singaporean lifes non-stop work.. hmm am i exusing myself for not updating my blog? hehe hope not though...

Cotton Soft Japanese Cheesecake is well-loved everywhere the rave of every food blogger and i am no exception i love the taste the texture more then i like those dense creamy type of cheesecake.
I made these a couple of days ago with a slight modification on my own..

Pandan & Orange Cheesecake


Cotton Soft Japanese Cheesecake
(recipe adapted from Diana Desserts)

Ingredients
140g fine granulated sugar (i used caster sugar)
6 egg whites
6 egg yolks
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
50g butter
250g cream cheese
100ml freshly squeeze orange juice/pandan juice
1 tbsp milk
60g cake flour/superfine flour
20g cornflour
1/4 tsp salt (i omitted this)

Method
  1. Melt cream cheese,butter,and milk over a double boiler. Cool the mixture
  2. Fold in the flour,cornflour,egg yolks,orange juice/pandan juice and mix well
  3. Whisk egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy. Add in sugar and whisk until soft peaks form
  4. Add the cheese mixture to the egg white mixture and mix well. Pour into cake pan or whichever you prefer. (lightly grease and line the bottom and sides of the pan with greaseproof baking paper or parchment paper)
  5. Bake cheesecake in a water bath for 1hrs 10mins or until set and golden brown at 160 degrees C.

3 comments:

wendyywy @ Table for 2..... or more said...

Me too. Prefer this to those 1 egg per block of cheese type of cheesecake.
Those are too dense and rich for me.

Jessie Hearty Bakes said...

Jess, i love cotton cheese cake too. Simply love your pandan & orange version.

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

wendy - yeah those rich dense cheesecake makes me feel sick after 2 small mouthful this is so much better =)

Jessie - thank you i heart these cheesecake too i wanted a more flavorful taste so i experimented with the freshly squeeze juices

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