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authentic basque cheesecake

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Anywhere, AL

Basque Cheesecake, also known as Basque Burnt Cheesecake, is a distinctive dessert hailing from the Basque region of Spain. Renowned for its unconventional baking style and taste, this cake diverges from traditional New York-style or Italian cheesecakes by featuring a characteristically burnt caramelized exterior and a rich, rustic texture.

yield 5 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 32 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For authentic basque cheesecake

  • 400 g
    cream cheese, softened
  • 70 g
    fine granulated sugar
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 10 g
    lemon juice
  • 200 g
    whipping cream
  • 5 g

How To Make authentic basque cheesecake

  • 1
    Spread oil paper on a 6 inch cake mould and preheat the oven to 220℃.
  • 2
    Add cream cheese to the main pan.
  • 3
    Add fine granulated sugar.
  • 4
    Put on the measuring cup and mix the materials at 30sec/REV 5.
  • 5
    Scrape the materials to the bottom of the pot with a scraper.
  • 6
    Start stirring at 30sec/REV 5, and pour the eggs in slowly at the same time.
  • 7
    Add lemon juice, whipping cream and cornstarch.
  • 8
    Mix the materials at 30sec/REV 5.
  • 9
    Sift the batter and pour it into the mould.
  • 10
    Bake the mould in the oven for about 35 minutes, and color the tin foil after its surface’ color changes.
  • 11
    Take out and cool the mould. Place the mould in a refrigerator for one night before enjoying.