Monday, September 29, 2008

Chilled Raspberry Cheesecake

From: Internet

Cake Base:-
13 (200g) digestive biscuits, crushed
100g butter, melted
4 tbsp water
1 1/2 tbsp gelatin
300g cream cheese, room temperature
125g sugar
350g raspberry pureé (I used only 200g)
125ml whipping cream

Jelly Layer:-
1 packet of Tortally Raspberry jelly crystals
1 tbsp gelatin
200ml hot water
200ml cold water

1. Prepare an 8-inch springform pan.
2. Mix the melted butter and digestive biscuits in a mixing bowl till bonded.
3. Lay the mixture onto the tin until it covers the entire tray, using the back of a spoon to press the mixture down, till about 2 cm thick. Chill in the refrigerator while preparing the filling.
4. Sprinkle gelatin over water in a bowl and set aside until it turns spongy.
5. Place bowl over hot water until the gelatin mixture turns clear.
6. In another large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth.
7. Add in the sugar and beat the batter until light and fluffy. Set aside.
8. Add the dissolved gelatin mixture to the raspberry pureé in a separate bowl and mix well.
9. Whip the whipping cream until soft peaks form.
10. Add the raspberry pureé mix to the whipping cream.
11. Combine the raspberry mix with the cream cheese mix.
12. Pour the batter onto the prepared crust and let it set for at least one hour in the refrigerator before pouring the jelly layer.
13. Melt the jelly crystals and gelatin in hot water till dissolved.
14. Add in the cold water.
15. Let cool for a while before pouring onto the chilled batter.
16. Chill overnight until firm before serving.

Yield : 1 8-inch cake