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Recipe

Baked vanilla cheesecake slice

Serve this cheesecake slice with coffee for afternoon tea or as a dessert with berry coulis in the summer months. In winter, it’s great with chocolate or caramel sauce.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 40 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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Ingredients

Baked vanilla cheesecake slice
  • 250 gram plain vanilla biscuits
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 125 gram butter, melted
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 2 x 50g cream cheese
  • 1 x 250g sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • thickened cream and passionfruit syrup, to serve

Method

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Blend biscuits in a food processor to fine crumbs. Add the cinnamon and butter, then mix well. Press the crumbs into a large, lined slice tin, pressing down firmly to compact the base, then chill.
  • 2
    In a food processor, combine sugar and cream cheese, then whizz until smooth. Add the sour cream, vanilla and eggs. Pulse until well mixed and smooth.
  • 3
    Pour mixture over the base and bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden, puffed and set in the centre. Allow to cool before slicing, then serve with a dollop of thickened cream and a swirl of passionfruit syrup.

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