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Wednesday, 12 April 2017

JAPANESE COTTON CHEESECAKE




This is an exceptionally soft and spongy cheesecake.
This cake jiggles when shaken gently!
Its superfine texture 
practically melts in your mouth.

A word of caution:
Do not attempt to cut the cake without refrigerating it.

Special thanks to Jeannie Tay's  recipe:
6" Japanese Cotton Cheesecake

Japanese Cotton Cheesecake
A) whisk together until smooth in a double boiler:
      125g cream cheese
      35g castor sugar
      30g butter

B) sifted together:
     30g cake flour
     10g corn flour

C) 50g fresh milk
     3 egg yolks
     1 tsp lemon juice
     1/8 tsp salt
     1 tsp vanilla extract

D) 3 egg white
     1/8 tsp cream of tartar
     35g castor sugar

1. when (A) is smooth, remove from heat & mix in 50g milk
2. add egg yolk, one at a time, whisk until smooth
3. mix in lemon juice, salt & vanilla extract
4. sift in flours & mix until just combined, set aside
5. whisk egg white until foamy, add cream of tartar and continue beating
6. gradually add sugar & beat until soft peaks
7. add 1/3 meringue into cream cheese mixture, mix well
8. add another 1/3, and the next, make sure to mix well after each addition
9. pour batter into a lined (bottom) 6" round tin. Tap pan on counter to release air bubbles
10. bake in water bath @200'C for 17min on lowest rack (no fan)
11. reduce to 135'C for another 30min 
12. switch off oven & leave cake inside for 20min to cool down slowly
13. remove & wait a few minutes for cake to pull away from sides of pan
14. unmould & remove lining paper, invert back to cool
  




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