Sunday, July 20, 2008

Junior's New York Cheesecake

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ade orang ejek sbb atas die kaler tompok tompok...!!! hohhh!!!
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sat lg tukar oven baru kang!!!

Dah cube due resepi dari buku Cheesecake Cookbook yang dibeli due bulan lepas..satu cube Junior's Original New York Cheesecake...dan satu lagi Apple Pie Cheesecake...tapi tak sempat nk snap gamba Apple Pie Cheesecake tuh..sape ntah mkn sorang2...die sorang jer abes satu bekas tuh...haha seronok tgk orang suke makan masakan kite..kan? kan? Anyway...resipi die hampir same dengan Chantal's New York Cheesecake...ade beze sikit jer...


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Here are the recipes..

Junior's Sponge Cake Crust

• 1/4 cup sifted cake flour
• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
• Pinch of salt
• 2 extra-large eggs, separated (i used 3 medium sized eggs)
• 1/4 cup sugar
• 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted (i used canola oil)
• 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

Chesecake

• 4 8-ounce packages cream cheese (use only full fat), at room temperature (i used 750 gms)
• 1 2/3 cups sugar
• 1/4 cup cornstarch
• 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
• 2 extra-large eggs (4 medium sized eggs)
• 3/4 cup heavy or whipping cream

Junior's Sponge Cake Crust


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and generously butter the bottom and sides of a 8-inch springform pan .Wrap the outside with aluminum foil, covering the bottom and extending all the way up the sides.
2. In a small bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, and salt together.
3. Beat the egg yolks in a large bowl with an electric mixer on high for 3 minutes. With the mixer running, slowly add 2 tablespoons of the sugar and beat until thick light yellow ribbons form, about 5 minutes more. Beat in the extracts.
4. Sift the flour mixture over the batter and stir it in by hand, just until no more white flecks appear. Now, blend in the melted butter.
5. Now, wash the mixing bowl and beaters really well. Put the egg whites and cream of tartar into the bowl and beat with the mixer on high until frothy. Gradually add the remaining sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.Fold about one-third of the whites into the batter, then the remaining whites. Don't worry if you still see a few white specks, as they'll disappear during baking.
6. Gently spread out the batter over the bottom of the pan, and bake just until set and golden (not wet or sticky), about 10 minutes. Touch the cake gently in the center. If it springs back, it's done. Watch carefully and don't let the top brown. Leave the crust in the pan and place on a wire rack to cool. Leave the oven on while you prepare the batter.

Cheesecake

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Generously butter the bottom and sides of a 8-inch springform pan. Wrap the outside with aluminum foil, covering the bottom and extending all the way up the sides. Make and bake the cake crust and leave it in the pan. Keep the oven on.
2. Put one package of the cream cheese, 1/3 cup of the sugar, and the cornstarch in a large bowl and beat with an electic mixer on low until creamy, about 3 minutes, scraping down the bowl several times. Blend in the remaining cream cheese, one package at a time, scraping down the bowl after each one.
3. Increase the mixer speed to medium and beat in the remaining 1 1/3 cups sugar, then the vanilla. Blend in the eggs, one at a time, beating well after adding each one. Beat in the cream just until completely blended. Be careful not to overmix! Gently spoon the batter over the crust.
4. Place the cake in a large shallow pan containing hot water that comes about 1 inch up the sides of the springform. Bake until the edges are light golden brown and the top is slightly golden tan, about 1 1/4 hours. Remove the cheesecake from the water bath, transfer to a wire rack, and let cool for 2 hours.Then, leave the cake in the pan, cover loosely with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until completely cold, preferably overnight or for at least 4 hours.
5. To serve, release and remove the sides of the springform, leaving the cake on the bottom of the pan. Place on a cake plate. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Slice the cold cake with a sharp straight-edge knife, not a serrated one. Cover any leftover cake and refrigerate or wrap and freeze for up to 1 month.

1 comments:

S for KC said...

Yum! You've got to love cheesecake!

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