Dessert

LANCEWOOD® BAKED CHEESECAKE WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE GANACHE

6

Serves / Makes

Cooking Time:

< 45 min

Cooking Style:

Oven

Ingredients


Crust:
200 g plain or chocolate coconut biscuits, finely crushed
100 g butter, melted 

Filling:
2 x 230 g LANCEWOOD® Medium Fat Plain Cream Cheese, room temperature
250 g LANCEWOOD® Cultured Cream, room temperature
3 extra large eggs
125 ml castor sugar
5 ml vanilla essence
Grated zest of 1 small lemon
20 ml cornflour 

Chocolate ganache topping:
85 g good quality white chocolate, melted
45 ml - 60ml warm cream 

To finish:
Cranberries and pecan nuts

Method


Crust:
Preheat oven to 180°C. Spray 20cm springform pan with non-stick spray or line with baking paper. Mix biscuit crumbs and butter together. Press into and up against sides of pan. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Place on baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove and leave to cool. Wrap pan in foil.

Filling:
Using a mixing bowl, add the cream cheese, cultured cream and eggs and beat until smooth. Add castor sugar a little at a time and beat well after each addition. Add vanilla essence and lemon zest and mix through. Sift in cornflour while beating. Spoon mixture onto prepared biscuit crust and lightly tap pan to even out. Bake in preheated oven at 240°C for 10 minutes. Lower heat to 110°C and bake for further 30 minutes. Switch off oven and leave to cool in oven.

Chocolate ganache topping:
Mix melted chocolate and cream until smooth. Spread on top of cheesecake.

To finish:
Top with cranberries and pecan nuts. 

HINTS & TIPS:

  • For a dark chocolate ganache, use a good quality dark chocolate instead of white chocolate and top with fresh berries.
  • LANCEWOOD® Full Fat Plain Cream Cheese can be used as a substitute for Medium Fat Plain Cream Cheese.
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