CDWM SA - Ep.3 - Rosetta - Dessert

Rosetta's Matriarch Cheesecake


Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 2 hrs

  • 1 3/4 cup carrot cake
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp orange zest
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tbsp Grand Marnier
  • 225 g cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup double cream
  • 3 eggs

Preparation method

  • Preheat oven to 180 C and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Deconstruct the carrot cake and bake in oven for 20 min. Place cake in blender to make crumbs.
  • Make crumble: In a bowl, combine carrot cake crumbs with butter and sugar.
  • Press mixture into a 9-inch spring form pan, to form the base.
  • In a large bowl with hand-held electric mixer, beat cream cheese and sugar on medium speed.
  • Add double cream and vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition.
  • Lastly fold in orange zest and liquor.
  • Pour filling over base and spread evenly with a spatula.
  • Bake for 70 min. Allow to cool, then refrigerate for 6 hrs or preferably overnight.