Maria Pasicolan Recipe

Japanese Cotton Cheesecake

By Maria Pasicolan mawit

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Maria's Story

this is a recipe taught to me by my Japanese girlfriend's grandma. She knew i love this dessert.

Until, New Year's Eve when my dinner menu was all Japanese, i thought of looking for the old recipe.

This recipee is dedicated to the late Mrs. Tanaka. this sure is a good recipe and it got a lot of praises.


238 g
cream cheese
3/4 c
milk, 2%
4 Tbsp
1/2+1t c
cake flour
2 Tbsp
eggs separated
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
3/4 c
confectioners' sugar ( optional )
fresh berries (optional)
1 tsp

Directions Step-By-Step

In a double boiler melt cream cheese in milk. when cream cheese has melted add butter and stir till melted and smooth set aside and cool.

In a separate bowl beat egg yolk and add half of the sugar and vanilla.
Add egg mixture to the cream cheese mixture. Add cakeflour and cornstarch (sifted) Blend till smooth. Set aside.
In a separate bowl, beat egg whites. Once frothy add cream of tartar continue beating and add half of the sugar gradually. beat until stiff but not dry,

Fold a dollop of the egg white into the batter, then transfer the batter to the beaten eggwhites. carefully fold in the batter cut and fold careful not to deflate the eggwhites.
Prepare 8" springform pan cover with parchment paper and make a neck.

Pour the batter, tap the pan to release air bubbles.
Bake at 350 F, 1 hr on hot water bath (bain marie)
turn off oven keep the door ajar for 10 min. before taking the cake out.

Cool in cooling rack for 30min.
Sprinkle with confectioner sugar and topping with fruit of choice is optional

Serve cold. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheesecake, #japanese

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Bobby Webb Bobdoescooking
Feb 22, 2014
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Maria Pasicolan mawit
Jun 3, 2013
cake flour
Rohini M Roh
Jun 3, 2013
Sorry, need to clarify again. Is it 1/2 cup of normal flour or cake flour?
Maria Pasicolan mawit
Jun 2, 2013
Robin it is 1/2 cup flour plus 1 tsp. cake flour
Rohini M Roh
Jun 2, 2013
Hi Maria, I like to try to bake this recipe but not sure of the measurement of cake flour (1/2+1t c cake flour). Is it 1/2 cup + 1 teaspoon cake flour? Kindly email to: Appreciate yr reply. Tks Maria