Japanese Cotton Soft Cheesecake!

By , March 13, 2010 1:13 pm

I was all smiles yesterday because my oven produced an almost perfect Japanese Cotton Soft Cheesecake! 🙂

CC_top

I was torn between wanting to finish the entire cake by myself and wanting to show it off  share it with other people. There was more upside to sharing because honestly, I think I Could finish the entire cake by myself and that’s not a good thing. It tastes so light and moist and airy and tasty, that it’d be easy to forget that inside of it sits 6 eggs, a whole block of cream cheese and I’ve not yet included the calories from the butter and sugar.

So I dutifully brought some to my in laws and kept half to impress share with my friends who are coming over later. For you baking buffs who’s never tried a cheesecake, this is the Must Try recipe!

Quite a number of people online have worked with this recipe (cos I keep seeing it), originally by Irene Oon. Here is the link with the many rave reviews – the one that gave me the courage to try it because there’s safety in numbers. Here is the link with the best photographs – the one that made me decide this is THE cheesecake I must make, such a sucker for beautiful food pics I am. And here is the link which made me laugh – I know it’s mean, but Ive never seen such a photoshopped picture of a cheesecake before.

Ingredients:
140g/5 oz. fine granulated sugar
6 egg whites
6 egg yolks
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
50g/2 oz. butter
250g/9 oz. cream cheese
100 ml/3 fluid oz. fresh milk
1 tbsp. lemon juice
60g/2 oz. cake flour /superfine flour
20g/1 oz. cornflour (cornstarch)
1/4 tsp. salt 
 
Instructions:
(Preheat oven to 160deg)

1. Melt cream cheese, butter and milk over a double boiler. (Softening the cream cheese WITHOUT its foil, in a microwave helps speed up this step. Should take 15-20s depending on your microwave)

2.Cool the mixture. Mix in lemon juice, egg yolks and then fold in the flour and cornflour.

3. Whisk egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy. Add in the sugar and whisk until soft peaks form.

4. Fold egg white mixture 1/3 at a time, to the cheese mixture until the batter is even.

5. Pour into a 8-inch round cake pan (Lightly grease and line the bottom and sides of the pan with greaseproof baking paper or parchment paper).

4. Bake cheesecake in a water bath for 1 hours 10 minutes or until set and golden brown. (I left mine to cool for half an hour in the oven with the doors ajar as advised from other bloggers cos I was afraid that it would collapse suddenly if there was too big a change in temp)

CC_btm
The moment the cheesecake cooled and shrunk some, I inverted it and it dropped nicely onto my palm. I thought even the bottom looked perfect 🙂

CC_brown
I like that the top is very brown – makes it look like it’s properly baked!

CC_side
See its nice height? It really has the taste and texture of storebought Japanese cheesecake!

Other notes :
– Baking your cheesecake in a water bath simply means putting the cake pan (the one with the batter), into a bigger pan which contains hot water up that comes up to the middle of your cake pan. If you’re using a springform pan (the sort with a clasp and isn’t waterproof), you’ll need to put your cakepan in an aluminium foil so water doesn’t seep into your cake.

– I used a 7″ round pan cos I didn’t have an 8″, and had enough leftover batter to fill 5 mini cupcakes (of which I ate 3 effortlessly). If you ever want to make many mini cupcakes, I reckon halving the ingredients above will yield 20 mini cupcakes 😀

Here is a link of more nice pictures  of this cheesecake. Comes with tips on how to be lazy what steps to omit if you’re feeling adventurous. I’m going to try to not line my cake pan my next attempt cos I’m so bad at cutting paper and making them sit nicely in the pan. She says greasing generously and flouring a regular cake pan works just fine.

I’m going to sit tight now and NOT think about half the cheesecake in my fridge which is for sharing later.

325 Responses to “Japanese Cotton Soft Cheesecake!”

  1. http://www.blogcatalog.com/category/living-leisure/pets-animals/

    […]below you will come across the link to some internet sites that we feel you should visit[…]

  2. http://www.blogcatalog.com/category/art/beauty/

    […]please take a look at the web sites we adhere to, including this a single, as it represents our picks through the web[…]

  3. Cleaner Brooklyn

    Home and apartment cleaning in Brooklyn

  4. home cleaning new york

    […]here are some links to websites that we link to due to the fact we believe they’re worth visiting[…]

  5. view publisher site

    […]Every as soon as inside a when we pick out blogs that we study. Listed below are the most current websites that we pick out […]

  6. my website says:

    my website

    […]one of our guests not long ago advised the following website[…]

  7. see it here says:

    see it here

    […]check beneath, are some entirely unrelated web sites to ours, however, they are most trustworthy sources that we use[…]

  8. lift leveling kits

    […]below you will find the link to some web sites that we believe it is best to visit[…]

  9. sell your home

    […]usually posts some quite interesting stuff like this. If you?re new to this site[…]

  10. real estate agents

    […]please go to the websites we follow, which includes this a single, because it represents our picks in the web[…]

  11. expense truck

    […]Wonderful story, reckoned we could combine a couple of unrelated information, nonetheless really worth taking a search, whoa did a single study about Mid East has got a lot more problerms at the same time […]

  12. we rent says:

    we rent

    […]just beneath, are quite a few absolutely not connected internet sites to ours, on the other hand, they are surely really worth going over[…]

  13. lyrics of kara damaged lady

    […]we came across a cool site which you could love. Take a look in the event you want[…]

  14. entrepreneur says:

    entrepreneur

    […]the time to read or check out the content or web sites we’ve linked to below the[…]

  15. lyrics kara mister korean

    […]please stop by the websites we follow, like this one, because it represents our picks in the web[…]

  16. kapil matka says:

    kapil matka

    […]below you?ll locate the link to some websites that we believe you ought to visit[…]

  17. http://www.blogcatalog.com/category/living-leisure/travel/

    […]that could be the finish of this report. Here you?ll locate some web pages that we assume you?ll value, just click the hyperlinks over[…]

  18. http://www.blogcatalog.com/category/art/design/

    […]always a large fan of linking to bloggers that I appreciate but do not get a great deal of link appreciate from[…]

  19. mister lyrics kara korean

    […]the time to study or stop by the content or websites we have linked to below the[…]

  20. http://www.blogcatalog.com/category/business-tech/

    […]that could be the end of this post. Here you will locate some web-sites that we assume you will enjoy, just click the hyperlinks over[…]

  21. home page says:

    home page

    […]the time to read or go to the content material or web pages we’ve linked to below the[…]

  22. http://www.blogcatalog.com/category/sports-recreation/sports/

    […]very handful of sites that happen to become detailed below, from our point of view are undoubtedly very well really worth checking out[…]

  23. hustle says:

    hustle

    […]Wonderful story, reckoned we could combine a few unrelated data, nevertheless truly really worth taking a look, whoa did one understand about Mid East has got a lot more problerms also […]

  24. Airbnb Promo code

    […]although sites we backlink to beneath are considerably not associated to ours, we feel they’re really worth a go by way of, so possess a look[…]

  25. gynecologist salisbury md”

    […]below you will uncover the link to some web pages that we believe you ought to visit[…]

Leave a Reply

Panorama Theme by Themocracy



本站部落格言论纯属作者观点,不代表本网站立场。