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Cheesecake

with Dried Cranberries

Cheesecake

Cheesecake - Cheesecake on an airy cake crust

328
calories
Calories
40 min.
Preparation
2 h. 55 min.
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easy
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Ingredients

for 14 pieces
4 ounces dried cranberries
3 tablespoons brown rum
7 ounces Cultured butter ((room temperature, plus more for pan)
8 ounces Raw cane sugar
2 tablespoons Vanilla sugar
6 Eggs
5 ounces Pastry flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
1 ½ pounds Quark
4 ounces Cornstarch
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Kitchen utensils

1 Springform pan, 2 Bowls, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Whisk, 1 Hand mixer

Preparation steps

Cheesecake preparation step 1
1

Combine dried cranberries in a bowl with rum and let soak.

Cheesecake preparation step 2
2

In a bowl, beat 75 grams (approximately 1/3 cup) butter, 100 grams (approximately 1/2 cup) sugar and the vanilla sugar with a hand mixer until fluffy.

Cheesecake preparation step 3
3

Beat 2 eggs, one at a time, into the mixture. Whisk together flour and baking powder and fold into the mixture.

Cheesecake preparation step 4
4

Lightly grease a springform pan (26 cm diameter) (10 inch diameter), if necessary. Spread batter evenly in pan. Bake on middle rack of preheated oven at 180°C (fan 160°C, gas: mark 2-3) (approximately 350°F) for 20 minutes.

Cheesecake preparation step 5
5

Meanwhile, separate the remaining eggs.

Cheesecake preparation step 6
6

Mix remaining butter and sugar with the egg yolks.

Cheesecake preparation step 7
7

Beat egg whites with a hand mixer until stiff.

Cheesecake preparation step 8
8

Mix quark and cranberries into the butter mixture.

Cheesecake preparation step 9
9

Sift cornstarch into egg whites, then fold into quark mixture until combined.

Cheesecake preparation step 10
10

Top cake crust with quark filling, smooth top and bake for 50 minutes, then turn off oven and let stand for 10 minutes in the oven. Remove cheesecakes and let cool for 15 minutes in the pan. Remove from the pan and let cool completely before serving.

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