Basque Cheesecake

Burning the top of this dessert adds a deep caramel note to this rich cheesecake. This also makes it impossible to mess up
Basque Cheesecake
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Basque Cheesecake
December 12, 2019
Level Easy
Preparation Time 30 minutes (plus chilling time)
Cooking Time 10 minutes
Serves 6-8
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra


1 kg full fat cream cheese
500ml cream
380g spinneysFOOD Extra Fine Caster Sugar
7 large eggs
1 tbsp rice flour


  • 1

    Using a blender, mix the cream cheese, cream, sugar, eggs and rice flour at a high speed for 3-5 minutes. The mixture should be very runny. Preheat the oven to 250°C, highest gas mark.

  • 2

    Line the base and sides of a 24cm springform cake tin with baking paper and spray with cooking spray.

  • 3

    Line the outside of the tin with foil. Place the tin in a roasting tray and pour the cheesecake mix into the cake tin.

  • 4

    Once the cheesecake is in the oven, reduce the temperature to 240°C, gas mark 9.

  • 5

    Bake for 25-30 minutes. The centre should be set but still be wobbly like jelly.

  • 6

    Refrigerate for 24 hours.


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