New York Cheese Cake, Cookie Truffles & Butterscotch Relish of Plum and Honey... Britannia Good Day Cookies Recipes
Posted Jul 31 2009 9:57am
New York Cheese cake with Butterscotch Relish Cookies
( The classic version of the New York style cheese cake with an exotic combination of a chewy butterscotch cookie base )
Serves : 6 Preparation time : 10 minutes Baking time : 60 minutes Chilling time : 60 minutes
9 nos Good Day Classic Butter Scotch Relish Cookies 250 g cream butter 80 g castor sugar 50 ml cooking cream 3 nos egg 50 g corn starch 75 g butter , softened 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
Pre - heat the oven to 160 * C.
Crush biscuits in a plastic bag. Mix in the butter. Knead to form a light , crumbly dough.
Grease the bottom and sides of a 6 - inch round cake tin with butter , dust it with flour and line bottom with paper / parchment paper .
Spread the crumb mixture evenly all over. Press firmly till weighed down. Chill till further use.
In a bowl , mix the cream cheese , sugar , corn starch and whip it with a hand beater. Whip till smooth and fluffy.
Add the eggs , one at a time, till completely blended. Mix in the cream and the vanilla essence. Scrap the sides of the bowl and whip for a minute.
Pour it into the crumb- lined cake tin. Place in a tray filled with water (as the style of a double boiler ) into a pre - heated oven.
Bake at 160 * C for about 40 - 50 minutes , till a smooth pick / skewer inserted comes out clean. Let the cheese cake cool for 30 minutes.
As the cookies base is at the bottom , the cheese cake has to be de - moulded and turned upside down once more for the cookies base to be at the bottom once again.
Slice the cheesecake with a knife dipped in hot water. Serve warm or chilled.
ChoconutEcstasy Cookie Truffles
( The addition of spices lends a soothing tastes on the palate - the chocolate truffles melt in your mouth , mingling with the buttery taste of the cookies )
Serves : 6 - 8 Makes : 30 - 35 Preparation time : 20 minutes Chilling time : 60 minutes
9 nos Good Day Classic Choconut Ecstasy Cookies 300 g Industrial chocolate , any brand 125 ml warm milk 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon or star anise powder 100 g dark chocolate / cocoa powder
Crush the cookies into a coarsely powdered form .
Melt the chocolate in a microwave and add the warmed milk into it. Mix thoroughly and add the spice powder. Let it cool for 20 minutes . Fold in the crushed cookies crumbs and mix well to form into semi- solid dough. Let it set in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes , till firm in texture.
Either using small fruit scrapper or portion them into small even - sized portions with your hands, roll into small balls. Dust them with cocoa powder till they are evenly coated.
Serve immediately or can be stored in an airtight container , in a cool place , for three days.
Butterscotch Relish of Plum and Honey
Serves : Four Preparation time : 25 minutes Chilling time : 10 minutes
200 g dark plum ( or any fruit , like strawberry , figs or pear ) 100 g castor sugar 1 tablespoon honey 150 g whipped cream 9 nos Good Day Butterscotch Relish Cookies
Whip the cream over a chilled ice bath with the honey, till soft peaks are formed.
Please do not over whip as the cream might curdle. Set in the refrigerator for a minimum of 10 to 15 minutes.
Slice plums ( or any other fruit ) in a fan type pattern and keep aside.
Pipe a big rosette of the whipped cream on a cookie , placing the plum fan on it. Arrange the slices neatly , one after the other.
Pipe a smaller rosette on the plum fan and arrange another cookie on top.