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Fruit Cheesecake

with Grapes and Elderberries

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Fruit Cheesecake

Fruit Cheesecake - Fruity, creamy, and delicious - wonderful for children

40 min.
2 h.
Ready in


for 12 pieces
8 ounces
Pastry flour (plus more for dusting)
1 pinch
Dry yeast (about 5 grams)
¾ cup
3 tablespoons
Sugar (about 60 grams)
9 ounces
green grapes
9 ounces
1 tablespoon
Butter (about 15 grapes)
5 ounces
5 ounces
1 pinch
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Kitchen utensils

2 Bowls, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Sieve, 1 Cutting board, 1 Fluted tart pan (30 cm diameter), 1 Wire rack, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Rolling pin, 1 Kitchen towel

Preparation steps

Step 1/7
Fruit Cheesecake preparation step 1

Mix flour and yeast thoroughly in a bowl. Heat the milk until lukewarm and add 2 teaspoons sugar. Mix into a smooth dough with a hand mixer.

Step 2/7
Fruit Cheesecake preparation step 2

Let rise, covered for 30-40 minutes in a warm place until the dough has doubled.

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Fruit Cheesecake preparation step 3

Meanwhile, rinse grapes and elderberries, drain well and pluck from the stems.

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Fruit Cheesecake preparation step 4

Knead dough again briefly with your hands. Roll out on a floured surface to a round, about 32 cm  (approximately 12 inches) in diameter. 

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Fruit Cheesecake preparation step 5

Grease a  tart pan (32 cm or approximately 13 inches in diameter) with butter. Fit dough into pan, pressing it into edge. 

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Fruit Cheesecake preparation step 6

Distribute fruit over the dough. Beat the eggs, sour cream, quark, remaining sugar and vanilla sugar in another bowl with the hand mixer and pour filling over the fruit.

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Fruit Cheesecake preparation step 7

Bake cake on bottom rack of preheated oven at 180°C (fan 160°C, gas: mark 2-3) (approximately 350°F) until filling is set in the middle, 40-45 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack before serving. 

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