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Raspberry Cheesecake

with Sour Cream Topping

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Raspberry Cheesecake

Raspberry Cheesecake - Impossible to resist when you are in the mood for raspberries!

20 min.
1 hr 35 min.
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for 12 pieces
7 ounces
Pastry flour (plus more for dusting)
2 teaspoons
4 ounces
½ cup
Milk (low-fat) (plus 5 tablespoons for dough)
4 tablespoons
Canola oil (plus more for pan if needed)
4 ounces
11 ounces
Raspberries (frozen)
1 tablespoon
6 ounces
Powdered sugar (for dusting)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Springform pan, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Rolling pin, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Paper towel

Preparation steps

Step 1/5
Raspberry Cheesecake preparation step 1

Rinse lemon in hot water, wipe dry and finely grate zest. Mix together flour, baking powder, 50 grams (approximately 3 tablespoons) sugar, 1 pinch of salt and the lemon zest in a bowl.

Step 2/5
Raspberry Cheesecake preparation step 2

Add 5 tablespoons milk, the oil and quark and beat with a hand mixer until smooth.

Step 3/5
Raspberry Cheesecake preparation step 3

Turn out dough onto a floured surface, roll out to about 28 cm (approximately 11 inches) in diameter. Coat a springform pan (24 cm or approximately 10 inches in diameter) with oil if necessary, then dust with flour and tap out excess. Press dough into bottom and 2 cm (approximately 3/4 inch) up side of pan. 

Step 4/5
Raspberry Cheesecake preparation step 4

Mix frozen raspberries and cornstarch in a small bowl and arrange on top of the dough.

Step 5/5
Raspberry Cheesecake preparation step 5

Mix together sour cream, remaining sugar, eggs and milk in a bowl and pour over the berries. Bake on second rack from bottom of preheated oven at 180°C (fan not recommended, gas: mark 2-3) (approximately 350°F) for 30 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 150°C (gas: mark 1-2) (approximately 300°F) and bake until filling is set in the middle, 25-30 minutes more. Let cool, dust with powdered sugar and serve.

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