Cheesecake with Cherry Topping

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Cheesecake with Cherry Topping
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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 10 min.
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Ingredients

for
1
For the base
160 grams Pastry flour
2 tablespoons Cocoa
50 grams sugar
1 pinch salt
1 egg
100 grams butter
Pastry flour
butter (for pan)
For the topping
4 eggs
1 kilogram Quark
180 grams sugar
1 packet Vanilla pudding (for 500 ml of liquid)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 pinch salt
1 jar Sweet cherry (about 720 ml)
20 grams cornstarch
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Preparation steps

1.

For the base: combine flour with cocoa, sugar and salt. Place on a work surface, make a well in the center. Add egg to the well. Cut butter into small pieces and place around the well. Chop with a knife or dough scraper until crumbly. Knead with your hands until smooth dough forms. Shape into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap, refrigerate for 30 minutes. 

 

2.

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C top and bottom heat Preheat.

3.

For the topping: separate eggs. Combine yolks with quark, sugar, vanilla pudding powder and lemon juice. Beat egg whites with a pinch of salt until stiff and fold.

4.

Put dough on a floured surface and roll out to fit buttered springform pan. Place dough into pan, making an edge all around. Top with cheese mixture and smooth. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C (approximately 350°F) for about 1 hour. If cake browns too quickly, cover with buttered parchment paper.

5.

Strain cherries through a sieve and collect juice. Mix 3 tablespoons of cherry juice with cornstarch until smooth. Place remaining juice in a saucepan and combine wtih cornstarch mixture. Simmer, stirring, until juice thickens. Remove from heat, add cherries and cool.

6.

Remove cake from oven, allow to cool briefly and pour still warm compote on the cake. Cool. Loosen cake from the pan, transfer onto a serving plate and cut into pieces. Serve.