January 06, 2010

My good friend's birthday

This is a New Year and new vision year 2010. Have been 3 months since my last post. Guess, wat I am doing. I am in confinement in November 2009, for a month and taking care of my new born baby boy for a month. Haha...now here.... I am back ^^. My good friend's Yan birthday is in December, I wanted to make a special cake for her so I choose this Durian Dream Cheesecake.

I made a 6" miniature durian cheesecake for her and an extra 6" cake for us. I use fresh durian flesh for this cake. No artificial flavour at all. I uses Thai durian, given my brother in law. The Thai durian flesh is big, yellowish in colour, thick, sweet and smell so so nice. Simon wanted to eat it so much but I insist that I wanted to use it or my durian cheesecake.

***** Yummy yummy........Shawn loves this so much...^^

Durian Dream CheeseCake

Ingredients for the biscuit base :
200g 'Tiger' biskuat biscuits
110g butter~melted
2 tbsp cocoa powder

  • Crush the biscuits into bread crumbs form.
  • Mix cocoa powder with the biscuits crumbs. Pour melted butter into biscuits crumbs mixed well and press into a 7" loose bottom round cake tin. Chilled in refreigerate while preparing the filling.
Ingredients for the filling:
125ml milk
1 tbsp castor sugar
2 tbsp custard powder mixed with 2 tbsp milk
2 tbsp powdered gelatine dissolved in 100ml water
500g durian flesh
100g castor sugar
250g philadephia cream cheese ~ diced
300ml thickened cream
cocoa powder for dusting
  • Stir milk and sugar until sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boiled and remove from heat. Pour in custard powder mixture and mircowave(100p) for 30 seconds stir well, again another 30 seconds and stir or Stir mixture in a pan of simmer water until thick and smooth. Remove from heat and stir in gelatine. Stir in durian when mixture has cooled.
  • Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Blend in cream. Mix in durian mixture. Pour durian mixture into the prepared biscuit base. Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or overnight before removing from pan.
  • Dust with cocoa powder and serve.
If you like durian, you must try this Durian Dream Cheesecake. I bet you will fall in love with this cake.
The recipe is adapted from 'Cheesecake Seduction'

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