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Apricot Cheesecake

with Hazelnuts

Apricot Cheesecake

Apricot Cheesecake - This cake gives a summery touch to any coffee table and makes a big impression

150
calories
Calories
30 min.
Preparation
2 h. 10 min.
Ready in
easy
Difficulty
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Ingredients

for 12 pieces
2 ounces whole-grain Oatmeal
2 ounces sliced Blanched hazelnuts
5 ounces Cane sugar
1 pound Apricots
2 Eggs
1 pound Cottage cheese
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Kitchen utensils

1 Kitchen shears, 1 Bowl, 1 Springform pan (24 cm diameter), 1 Parchment paper, 1 Hand mixer (with beaters), 1 Mixing bowl, 1 Dough scraper, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wire rack, 1 Kitchen scale

Preparation steps

Apricot Cheesecake preparation step 1
1

Cut a piece of parchment paper the size of a springform pan (24 cm diameter) (approximately 9 1/2-inch diameter) and line the bottom of the pan with the paper.

Apricot Cheesecake preparation step 2
2

Mix the oats and hazelnuts. Spread half of the mixture over the bottom of the springform pan and sprinkle with 20 grams (approximately 1 1/2 tablespoons) of sugar.

Apricot Cheesecake preparation step 3
3

Rinse apricots, cut in half, and cut into slices.

Apricot Cheesecake preparation step 4
4

In a mixing bowl beat the eggs, 80 grams (approximately 1/3 cup) sugar and 2 tablespoons hot water for 3 minutes with a hand mixer. While mixing, gradually add the cheese. Mix until smooth and creamy.

Apricot Cheesecake preparation step 5
5

Fill the springform pan with the cheese mixture and smooth the surface with a spatula. Spread the apricot wedges evenly over the cheese mixture. 

Apricot Cheesecake preparation step 6
6

Layer the remaining oat-hazelnut mixture over the cheese mixture as evenly as possible. Then sprinkle the remaining sugar evenly over the top. 

Apricot Cheesecake preparation step 7
7

Place pan on the middle oven rack in a preheated oven at 200°C (fan 180°C, gas mark 3) (approximately 400°F/convection 350°F). Bake for 45 minutes. Remove cheesecake and let cool in the pan on a wire rack. Loosen cake from the edges of the pan, cut cake into 12 pieces and serve.