Cuban Dulce de Leche Cheesecake

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Cuban Dulce de Leche Cheesecake
Cuban Dulce de Leche Cheesecake
Servings:Serves 14
Calories per serving:625
Ready in:3 hours, 10 minutes
Prep. time:30 minutes
Cook time:2 hours, 40 minutes
Difficulty:Easy
Recipe author:Carla Cancio-Bello, J.D., on behalf of Cuban Cuisine UK
First published:8th December 2013
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This Dulce de Leche Cheesecake is accented with blueberries and an easy bake dulce de leche easy bake pastry shell.


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Ingredients

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Method

  1. 1.Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Line a 20 x 30cm rectangular tin with baking parchment. Put the wafers in a food processor and blitz to a fine crumb. Tip into the tin, press down firmly with the back of a spoon to cover the base, then bake for 10 mins. Leave to cool.
  2. 2.Meanwhile, tip 25g of the sugar and the blueberries into a small pan. Mix the cornflour with 1 tablespoon cold water and add this to the pan. Heat gently until the sugar dissolves. Increase the heat and bubble for 1-2 mins until saucy. Set aside to cool.
  3. 3.In a large bowl, whisk the cream cheese with an electric hand-held whisk until smooth. Add the dulce de leche and whisk again. Add the flour, vanilla, eggs and cream, and whisk until smooth and well combined.
  4. 4.Pour half the cheesecake mixture over the biscuit base, then spoon half the blueberry sauce on top in small blobs. Cover with the remaining cheesecake mix and smooth the surface with a spatula. Drizzle the remaining blueberry sauce over the top, then use the end of the spoon to ripple it into the cheesecake. Bake for 10 mins, then lower the heat to 110C/90C fan/ gas ¼ and bake for a further 30 mins. Turn off the oven and leave the cheesecake inside for 1 hr, then leave for 1 hr more with the door ajar. Finally, leave at room temperature until completely cool, then chill for at least 3 hrs or, even better, overnight. Slice into 14 bars. Will keep in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Serving suggestions

14 servings if baked in rectangular form or 12 slices of pie.

Recipe source

CubanCuisine.co.uk, the UK's specialist on-line suppliers of authentic Cuban groceries, has kindly given Cookipedia permission to reproduce this recipe.

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Chef's notes

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