Valentine special recipe: White Chocolate cheese cake

Valentine special recipe: White Chocolate cheese cake
Pic courtesy: Barbeque Nation


125 Grams Butter
12 Tbsp Sugar
1½ Tsp Vanilla essence
125 Grams All-purpose Flour 
225 Grams of Philadelphia Cream Cheese 
120 Grams of White compound chocolate 
4 Eggs
Raspberry crush to serve
Raspberry and strawberry for garnish


Step 1. In a large mixing bowl place 3 tbsp sugar, butter and ½ tsp vanilla essence, using a rubber spatula cream the butter until lite & fluffy. Add flour and fold well to form a soft dough. Do not kneed it. 

Step 2. Press the prepared dough on a 9/6inch square baking tray and prick the top of the dough with a fork and bake for 20mins on 160Degc. Till the top crust is light brown. 

Step 3. Place the chocolate in a large microwave safe bowl and melt the chocolate for about 2 minutes. Stir well and heat for another 2 minutes till the chocolate is completely melted set aside.

Step 4. Using a hand beater beat cream cheese, remaining sugar & vanilla essence in a large bowl till soft and fluffy. Add the chocolate mixture and eggs one by one beating on low speed after each addition of egg. Blend well and shift the mixture on the baked crust. Level the top and bake on 160Dec for 50 Minutes or till the Inserted tooth pick in the center comes out clean. 

Step 5. Remove from oven and allow the cake to cool loosen the edges by running a sharp edged knife. Set the cake in a refrigerator for 4to5 hours before serving. Top with 3 to 4 tbsp of raspberry crush and garnish with strawberry or raspberry before serving. 

Serves 8 portions
Preparation time 30 mins
Baking time 1 hour approx

(This recipe has been shared by Barbeque Nation)