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Saturday, 5 April 2014

Baked Cheesecake with Blueberries



This cheesecake is made upon request from my daughter when she was reading her Geronimo Stilton - The Quest for Paradise book. There in the middle if the book was a cheesecake recipe! Actually not surprised because cheese is a mouse favourite food!

Here is the original recipe 




I have reduced and replaced the ingredients

My recipe
For the crust
2 cups of Mcvities biscuit crumbs finely ground 
4 tablespoons caster sugar
125 gm unsalted butter melted 

For The Cake
3 packages of Kraft Cream Cheese , softened 
1and 1/2 cup caster sugar
4 eggs 
1 tablespoon vanilla 

For The Topping
5 tablespoon caster sugar
1 tub of light sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla 
1 punnet of blueberries

Preheat the oven to 180C. 
Crush the Mcvities till fine . You can crush them inside a plastic bag using the back of the measuring cup or a rolling pin.
Add the melted butter n sugar. Mix well.
Pour into a 9 inch springform pan n press it into the bottom of the pan. 
Bake the crust for 10 minutes.
Remove from pan n set aside to cool.







Using a electric beater , beat the cream cheese, eggs, sugar n vanilla. 
Pour all the mixture into the pan.
Bake at 180 C on the middle tray, fan on, upper n lower heat for 60 mins. Then turn to 160C n bake another 15 mins.
The center is firm to the touch. 
Remove the cake from oven n let it cool on rack.


Cream cheese 


Before baking 


After baking

Use a bowl n combine sugar, sour cream n vanilla for topping. Use a hand whisk.
After the cheesecake cooled for about 10 minutes, spread over the top.
Place the blueberries.
Return to oven to make an additional 10 minutes or until topping is set.
Chill in the fridge for 2 hours until cake is set.



Sour cream mixture

Spread the sour cream



Place the blueberries

After baking 

Ready to serve after 2 hours!



Happy Baking!