The World of Cheesecake!

Have you ever eaten a cheesecake?

Cheesecake is a sweet dessert famous all over the world, especially in America.

It is a not-baked sweet consists of a base of dough made up of cream with sweetened cottage cheese, which is processed with other ingredients.

To make the base you can use the moistened coffee with biscuits, syrup or liquor, or crushed and then repulped with the addition of butter or egg yolk, or even it can be made up of sponge cake or pastry.

To prepare the cream you can usually use fresh and very soft cheeses such as ricotta, mascarpone cheese or other spreads. The cheesecake is often enriched with fresh fruit or chocolate, but you can also use other ingredients such caramel or toffee.

Their recipe can be different. For instance, in the United States  the majority of the cheesecake includes the use of cream cheese or Quark cheese. The type of cheese that you use will affect the texture and taste of your cake. However, there’s not a universal recipe of cheesecake. You can modify and combine the ingredients in various ways!

Today we’ll show you 3 delicious and similar recipes of this dessert: blueberry cheesecake, chocolate cheesecake and pistachio cheesecake.
Let’s bake!

 

BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE:

The blueberry cheesecake is a very unique and tasty not-baked cheesecake,such as many baked or not-baked cheesecake, which you cook in every moment of the year.

Ingredients:

80 g butter

150 g of biscuits

250 g of mascarpone cheese

100 g of sugar

150 g plain greek yogurt

100 g of whipping cream

50 grams of milk

4 gelatine sheets

Vanilla extract

300 g of blueberries

4 tablespoons of water

2 teaspoons of brown sugar

Method:

With a mixer crush the biscuits until you have a fine grain. Mix this grain with melted butter.

Take a pan and form the first level (a few cm of height) with the biscuit and butter grains.
Put the pan in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to solidify the layer of biscuits.

Then, soak the gelatine in cold water.

Put 150 grams of blueberries in a saucepan with water and brown sugar. Cook these ingredients for about ten minutes. After cooking, strain the juice and add half of the squeezed gelatine. Mix well.

Heat the milk with the vanilla seeds and add to fire off the other half of the squeezed gelatine. Let it dissolve.

Mix in the same bowl mascarpone cheese, sugar, yogurt and whipped cream.

Separate this mixture into two bowls, then add one-half of the blueberry juice and to the other one add milk and vanilla. In this way you’ll obtain a white cream and purple color cream.

Take back the pan with the biscuit base from the refrigerator and put inside the creamy white. Then, put in the refrigerator to firm up for at least two hours.

After this time if the white layer will be firmed put over the layer of purple blueberry cream and put back in the refrigerator to firm up the cheesecake for two hours.

After this time, take out the cheesecake and decorate the surface as you prefer with the remaining blueberries!

 

 

CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE:

If you’re not a cheese lover, chocolate cheesecake is perfect!

 

Ingredients:

80 g butter

200 g of melted chocolate

150 g of biscuits

250 g of mascarpone cheese

150 g plain greek yogurt

100 g of whipping cream

100 g of sugar

50 grams of milk

4 gelatine sheets

Vanilla seeds

Method:

With a mixer crush the biscuits until you have a fine grain. Mix this grain with melted butter.

Take a pan and form the first level with the biscuit and butter grains.
Put the pan in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to solidify the layer of biscuits.

Then, soak the gelatine in cold water.
Heat the milk with the vanilla seeds and add to fire off the other half of the squeezed gelatine. Let it dissolve.

Mix in the same bowl mascarpone cheese, sugar, yogurt and whipped cream.

Take back the pan with the biscuit base from the refrigerator and put inside the creamy white. Then, put in the refrigerator to firm up for at least two hours.

Then, add the melted chocolate on the top of the cake and put all back in the refrigerator to firm up the cheesecake for two hours.

After this time, take out the cheesecake and decorate the surface as you prefer!

 

 

PISTACHIO CHEESECAKE:

 

These type of cheesecake is very tasty!

 

Ingredients:

150 g of biscuits

80 g butter

200 g of pistachio cream

250 g of mascarpone cheese

150 g plain greek yogurt

200 g of sugar

50 grams of milk

100 g of whipping cream

4 gelatine sheets

Vanilla seeds

Method:

Crush the biscuits and add them to with melted butter.

Take a pan and form the first level with the biscuit and butter grains.
Put the pan in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to solidify the layer of biscuits.

Then, soak the gelatine in cold water.
Heat the milk with the vanilla seeds and add to fire off the other half of the squeezed gelatine. Let it dissolve.

Mix in the same bowl mascarpone cheese, sugar, yogurt and whipped cream.

Take back the pan with the biscuit base from the refrigerator and put inside the creamy white. Then, put in the refrigerator to firm up for at least two hours.

Then, add the pistachio cream on the top of the cake and put all back in the refrigerator to firm up the cheesecake for two hours.

Finally, take out the cheesecake and decorate the surface as you prefer!
These are just 3 of the various cheesecake recipes.

 
If you don’t like blueberries, chocolate and pistachio you can cook other types of cheesecake, recycling these recipes and just changing the main ingredient!

 
Some examples of other delicious cheesecake:

  • Pumpkin Cheesecake
  • Coconut-Lime Cheesecake
  • Strawberry Cheesecake
  • Cherry Cheesecake
  • Nutella Cheesecake
  • White, Milk and Dark Chocolate Cheesecake
  • Oreo Cheesecake
  • New York Cheesecake

and so on…

 

If you are not a brilliant chef you can buy these desserts. Where?
Cheesecake, nowadays is available in pastry shops, restaurants, bars, coffee shops or even in the best supermarkets!

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