Goat Cheese Cake

Number of servings : 6 to 8 Prep time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 75 minutes Type of meal : |

Number of servings : 6 to 8

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 75 minutes

Type of meal : | Cakes | Cakes

Special diet :

Ingredients

Crust

250 ml / 1 cup    crushed lady fingers (about 15 cookies)
50 ml / 1/4 cup    sugar
50 ml / 1/4 cup    melted butter

Filling

1 lb    goat cheese, at room temperature
250 ml / 1 cup    sugar
125 ml / 1/2 cup    milk
2    eggs
50 ml / 1/4 cup    all-purpose flour
50 ml / 1/4 cup    apricot jam
30 ml / 2 tbsp    water
8    large strawberries, washed, stems on

Directions

Preheat oven to 170°C / 325°F.

In a bowl, combine the ingredients for the crust.

Press into the bottom of an 18 cm / 7” springform pan.

Bake 12 minutes and set aside at room temperature.

In a large bowl, beat the cheese and the sugar with an electric mixer for two minutes. Add the milk and eggs and beat another two minutes until smooth.

Add the flour and beat for one more minute.

Pour into the pan, smooth the surface and bake about 1 hour in the middle of the oven.

Remove from oven and cool at room temperature. Refrigerate overnight.

In a small saucepan, combine the jam and the water and bring to a boil. Purée the mixture with a hand-held blender.

Dip the strawberries into the slightly cooled jelly and arrange on the cake.

Nutritional information:

Goat Cheese Cake