Monday, August 24, 2009

Light Cheesecake


100g milk
125g cream cheese
45g butter
1tsp sugar
1 egg yolk (about 20g)
20g cake flour }sift
1 1/2tsp corn flour }together

110g egg white (about 3 egg whites)
1/8tsp cream of tartar
55g sugar

1. Line the base of a loaf tin with grease proof paper and set aside.
2. Double-boil milk, cream cheese and butter until cream cheese has melted completely.
3. Remove from stove and set aside to cool.
4. Preheat oven to 150C. (Don't preheat the oven too early as the oven will be too hot.)
5. Strain the mixture into a bigger mixing bowl.
6. Use a hand whisk and whisk egg yolk and sugar together until pale yellow.
7. Mix into the cream cheese mixture until well combined.
8. Follow by the flour mixture, whisk until smooth batter.
9. Use a cake mixer and whisk the egg whites and cream of tartar till frothy.
10.Gradually add in the sugar and whisk till soft peaks form.
11.Fold in 1/4 of the meringue into the cream cheese mixture until combined.
12.Then fold in the rest of the meringue lightly in 3 portions until well combined.
13.Pour batter into the prepared loaf tin and steam-bake cheesecake in a preheated oven for 55-60mins.
14.Leave the cheesecake to cool in the oven for 1hr with the door ajar.
15.Remove cake from tin and chill in the fridge for about 1hr.(You can also chill the whole cheesecake in the loaf tin.)
16.Cut and serve the cheesecake.


Kitchen Corner said...

wow.. another well baked light cheesecake. I'm falling in love with all your cheesecake recipes!

Happy Flour said...

Hi Kitchen Corner,

Thanks for your compliment. :)

missy said...

wow ur light cheesecake looks so perfect!! mine didnt turn out like that :(

Happy Flour said...

Hi Missy,

Thanks for your nice words. Practice make perfect. Don't give up, give it another try. :)

Gillian said...

Hi, can I replace milk with water? thanks

Gillian said...

Hi, can I replace the milk with water? thanks

Happy Flour said...

Hi Gillian,

I had try replacing milk with water for cakes but not cheesecake. The taste will be slightly bland, you can give it a try.