https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/8481/peach-cheesecake

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A rich and creamy cheesecake ideal when entertaining friends and family.

Ingredients

  • 250gm Pack Granita Biscuits

  • 150gm Melted Butter

  • 1 Teaspoon Mixed Spice

  • 3 Extra Large Eggs

  • ¾ Cup Caster Sugar

  • 2 Packs (500gm) Cream Cheese (Low Fat can be used)

  • 2 Tablespoons Brandy

  • 800 gm Can Peach Halves

  • 250 ml Whipping Cream

Method

  • 1.

    Biscuit Base

  • 2.

    Finely crush the biscuits and combine in a bowl with the melted butter and the mixed spice.

  • 3.

    Press into the base and sides of a 20cm spring form tin.

  • 4.

    Place in fridge to cool until firm.

  • 5.

    Filling

  • 6.

    Beat the eggs and sugar together on high speed until thick and pale in colour. Beat the cream cheese and brandy together until they are smooth.

  • 7.

    Add cream cheese and brandy to the egg and sugar mixture.

  • 8.

    Beat on high speed in an electric mixer until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

  • 9.

    Pour half of the mixture onto the biscuit base.

  • 10.

    Remove half of the peaches from the tin and pat dry with kitchen towel.

  • 11.

    Slice the peaches and the layer on to the mixture ensuring that there is a complete layer of peaches.

  • 12.

    Spoon the rest of the filling mixture over the peaches.

  • 13.

    Place into a preheated oven at 180 degrees (170 degrees fan forced).

  • 14.

    Bake for 40-45 minutes until the top is just starting to brown.

  • 15.

    Turn the oven off and open the door slightly (a tea towel will stop the door from shutting).

  • 16.

    Leave the cheesecake to cool in the oven.

  • 17.

    Once cooled, put the cake into the fridge to cool completely.

  • 18.

    Decorate using the remaining peach halves and the whipped cream.

Notes

remember to turn the cake after 20 minutes if using a fan forced oven to ensure an even colour.

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