Iced Cheesecake with Raisins

Iced Cheesecake with Raisins

Iced Cheesecake with Raisins

Here is how to prepare a delicious iced cheesecake with raisins, a delicious dessert perfect for Easter.

March 17, 2018

Type of dish

Dietary Consideration

Season & Occasion

serves for

8

total time

2 HR 0 MIN

ingredients

Flour
150 g
Baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
butter
80 g
sugar
2 tbsp
egg
1, beaten
butter
55 g
cream cheese
350 g, or soft curd
sugar
75 g
Eggs
2
Rum
1 tbsp, or brandy (optional)
Cream
3 tbsp, 35% fat
Nutmeg
1 pinch, grated
Raisins
50 g
Sultanas
25 g
candied
1 tbsp, chopped, peel
Icing sugar
120 g
water
2 tbsp

Preparation

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    Step 01
    • Sift the flour andd baking powder into a mixing bowl.
    • Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar.
    • Add the egg and mix to a dough.
    • Shape into a ball and wrap in clingfilm.
    • Chill for 20 minutes.
    • Heat the oven to 160°C (140° fan) gas 3.
    • Grease a 20cm|8" springform cake tin.
    • Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface and line the base and sides of the tin.
    Step 02

    For the filling

    • Beat the butter, cheese and sugar until smooth, then beat in the eggs, rum (if using) cream and nutmeg.
    • Stir in the dried fruits and put the mixture into the pastry case.
    • Bake for about 40-50 minutes until the filling is set.
    • Leave to cool in the oven, with the oven door slightly ajar.
    Step 03

    For the icing

    • Sift the icing sugar into a bowl and beat in enough water to give a thick coating consistency.
    • Remove the cake from the tin and place on a serving plate.
    • Drizzle over the icing and leave to set.

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