White Choc, Berry & Goats Cheese Cheesecake
500g cream cheese, softened
300g Yarra Valley Cheese
Fresh Goats Cheese
1 1/2 cups caster sugar (superfine)
zest of 1 lemon
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp corn flour
1 tbsp water
200g white chocolate, melted
250g mixed berries, fresh or frozen
650g store bought shortbread biscuits
1 cup ground almond meal
180g unsalted butter, melted
Preheat oven to 150°C (fan forced)
To make the biscuit base, place the biscuits & almond meal in a food processor & process until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add the melted butter & process to combine.
Press the biscuit mixture into the base & sides of a lightly greased 26 cm round cake tin lined with non stick baking paper. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm & set.
Place the cream cheese, Yarra valley fresh goats cheese, sugar, lemon rind & juice, vanilla & eggs into a food processor & process until smooth.
Place the cornflour & water in a bowl & mix until smooth. Scrape down the sides of the food processor bowl & add the cornflour mixture & melted chocolate. Process to combine.
Pour the mixture over the biscuit base & sprinkle with the berries. Bake 55- 60 minutes or until set. (it should have a slight wobble)
Allow to cool at room temperature for 1 hour before refrigerating for 3-4 hours until firm.
Remove from baking tin & transfer to a serving dish. Garnish with extra berries if desired.
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