This is another perfect cold dessert with flavours of the tropics to be enjoyed on a hot day. I’ve added coconut milk in the cheese filling and the cake was bursting with the natural flavours of lemon grass and tangy lime. The lemon grass and lime jelly top layer made the cake more tantalizing your taste buds.
Author: Anncoo Journal
, room temperature
or Plain Flour
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C).
Remove the outer part of
Lemongrass (2 stalks)
, clean and bruise the white part with a knife.
In a small pot, add
Coconut Milk (3/4 cup)
, lemon grass, and
together, under medium heat to almost boil. Cover with a lid and cool down coconut milk. Then strain coconut milk mixture through a sieve.
Biscuit base - Crush
Digestive Biscuits (1 cup)
with a rolling pin in a zip lock bag until they are like crumbs, then add
Butter (1/3 cup)
and mix well. Pressing the biscuit crumbs with your hand at the bottom of the lined greased cake pan (use a removable 8 inch round cake pan). Put the tin in the fridge for later use.
Cheese filling - Beat the
Cream Cheese (1 cup)
Caster Sugar (1/2 cup)
at low speed, gradually pour in coconut milk, then change to medium speed, beat mixture till smooth and add
Lime Juice (3 Tbsp)
. Lastly beat in the
, one at a time until combined, followed by
Cake Flour (3 Tbsp)
, mix well.
Pour the cream cheese mixture onto the chilled biscuit base. Bake in a preheated oven 325 degrees F (160 degrees C) for about 55 minutes. Place a pan of water below the cake.
Leave cake to cool on a wire rack before adding the jelly topping on top.
Jelly topping - In a small pot, boil
Water (1 1/4 cups)
Caster Sugar (1/4 cup)
Lemongrass (2 stalks)
together at medium heat for about 2 minutes and strain mixture through a sieve. Return the liquid in the pot, heat up and add
Lime Juice (2 Tbsp)
Gelatin Powder (1 Tbsp)
with water mixture into it. Stir until gelatin melted and leave liquid to cool before pouring onto cheesecake.
Chill cheesecake in the refrigerator until gelatin set for a few hours before serving.
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