Baked Cheesecake

Ingredients

1 quantity sweet shortcrust pastry recipe
3 eggs size 3 separated
110 grams caster sugar
230 grams curd cheese
small The grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
30 grams butter or margarine melted
30 grams plain flour
30 grams large seedless raisins
Icing sugar for dredging
1 20.5 cm loosebased deep flan tin

Preparation

1
Roll out the pastry and use to line the flan tin.
2
Prick the base and chill for 20 minutes.
3
Meanwhile heat the oven to Gas Mark 5 375 degrees F 190 degrees C
4
Line the tin with greaseproof paper and fill with baking beans.
5
Bake "blind" for 15 to 20 minutes removing the paper and beans for the last 5 to 7 minutes.
6
Remove from the oven and reduce the temperature to Gas Mark 3 325 degrees F 170 degrees C. Place a baking tray in the oven to heat up.
7
Beat the eqq yolks with the suqar the flour.
8
Stiffly whisk the egg whites and carefully fold in.
9
Spoon the filling into the flan and scatter over the raisins.
10
Bake for 40 minutes until set.
11
Leave to cool.
12
Dredge with icing sugar before serving.
13
14
Adapted from a Tudor recipe

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Yield:

6.0 servings

Added:

December 15, 2009

Creator:

Anonymous

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