- 100 g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
- 300 g plain flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 pinch sea salt
- 150 g caster sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 lemon, zest only, no white pith
- 3 eggs
- 100 g caster sugar
- 1 tsp natural vanilla extract
- 500 g quark, well drained or ricotta cheese, well drained
- 30 g semolina or cornflour
- 700 g canned Morelo cherries, drained or canned sour cherries, drained
1h 10minPreparation 10minBaking/Cooking 1h 0min
Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line a round springform cake tin (22 cm) and set aside.
Place flour, baking powder and salt into mixing bowl and mix 10 sec/speed 6.
Add 100 g butter, sugar and egg and mix 10 sec/speed 6. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula, then repeat mixing 10 sec/speed 6 or until combined. Transfer crumble mixture into a bowl and set aside. Clean and dry mixing bowl.
Place half of the crumble mixture into prepared tin then, using the back of a spoon, press down lightly to form a base for the cheesecake. Set bowl with remaining crumble mixture aside.
Place lemon zest into mixing bowl and grate 10 sec/speed 9. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula and repeat grating 10 sec/speed 9, until a fine consistency is achieved. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
Add eggs, sugar and vanilla extract and mix 2 min/speed 4. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
Add quark or ricotta and semolina or cornflour and blend 40 sec/speed 5.
Layer cherries on top of prepared base in tin, then pour cheese filling over the top. Sprinkle reserved crumble mixture on top of cheese filling, then place into the centre of the oven to bake for 50-60 minutes (180°C) or until just set.
Remove from oven and allow to cool completely in the tin before slicing and serving.
This recipe is also suitable for TM31.
Reserve the juice from your cherries to make your own jelly or to use in fruit juices.
Quark cheese can be found in the delicatessan section of major supermarkets or specialty providers.
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