LEMON & LIME CHEESE CAKE..

November 10, 2013

LEMON & LIME CHEESE CAKE

FOR THE BASE004
200 g plain flour
100 g sugar
1 tbsp. finely grated lemon zest
60 g melted butter
1 egg
1 tbsp. water

FOR THE CAKE
500 g cream cheese
200 g sugar
125 ml honey
2 tbsp. corn starch
1 tbsp. finely grated lemon zest
1 tbsp. finely grated lime zest
2 tsp. lemon essence
vanilla
3 eggs
250 ml sour cream

FOR THE GLAZE
250 ml lemon jam
1 tbsp. fresh lime juice

1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C. Prepare 25 cm cake tin.
2. In a bowl, Mix flour, sugar, and lemon zest. Add butter and egg that had been mixed with water. Work the dough till it forms crumble. Put the crumble into the tin, press to the bottom. Bake 10-15 min. Leave aside to cool down a bit.
3. Lower the oven temperature to 180 degrees C.
4. Make the cake: whip the cream cheese, sugar, honey, starch, lemon essence, and zests, and vanilla into smooth cream. Mix in the eggs one by one. Fold in the sour cream. Top the base with the cream.
5. Bake for 50-60 min till set. Let it cool down in the tin. Leave in the fridge for 6 hours.
6. Heat up the jam and juice, brush it over the cake and leave for one more hour in the fridge.

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P. S. It was nice and curdy.. Did not manage to get the lemon jam but it was very lemony anyway..

Enjoy, K.

recipe from “Kūkas” by M. Neri

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