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List of ingredients for Kaes kuch

* 225 g Plain flour
* 2 teaspoons Baking powder
* 1 tablespoon Sugar
* ½ teaspoon Salt
* 115 g Butter
* 120 ml Milk
'''For the Cheese mixture'''

* 450 g Cream cheese
* 3 egg yolks from 3 separated Eggs
* 240 ml Double cream
* Juice and Grated Zest of ½ a Lemon or to taste
* 85 g Caster sugar
* ¼ teaspoon Salt
'''For the meringue'''

* 3 egg whites from the 3 separated Eggs
* 25 g Caster sugar

'''To make the Dough'''
* Sift the Flour and Baking powder together and add the remaining dry ingredients.
* Rub in the Butter and mix in the Milk. Add a little extra milk if you need to make the dough more pliable.
* Roll out so that it will fit the base of the Sandwich tin and go up the sides.
'''To make the filling'''
* Beat the Egg yolks thoroughly and mix well with the Cheese, Cream, Lemon juice and Zest, 85 g of the Sugar and the Salt.
* Pour this over the Dough and Bake for 35 minutes.
* Just before the end of the cooking time, whip the Egg whites until they are stiff.
* Add half the remaining Sugar and continue whipping until the Meringue is very stiff and glossy.
* Fold in the rest of the Sugar.
* Reduce the heat of the Oven to 150 C (300 F - gas 2).
* Remove the Cheesecake and Pile the Meringue on the top, ensuring that it covers the whole thing, sealing in the cheesecake mixture.
* When the Oven has cooled to the correct temperature, return the Cheesecake to the oven and Bake until the Meringue is set and slightly Browned.


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