Japanese Cheesecake – Delicious Baking Recipe | Craft Passion

Enjoy this fluffy and delicious Japanese cheesecake as a dessert after your favorite lunch or dinner dish. The lightness of this Japanese cheesecake makes it super fluffy. This is a simple cake, but you can add toppings to your liking. Add some berries, cheese, or powdered sugar as toppings to add more flavor to this cheesecake.


• 250 grams cream cheese (cubed)
• zest from 1/2 lemon
• juice from 1/2 lemon
• 6 large eggs
• 140 grams castor sugar (divided)
• 100 ml whole milk or full-cream milk
• 60 grams unsalted butter
• 1/4 tsp salt
• 60 grams cake flour or superfine flour
• 20 grams cornstarch
• 1/4 tsp cream of tartar


Preheat oven to 200ºC.

Separate the egg yolks and egg whites from six large eggs.
Set aside.

Put 250 grams of cubed cream cheese in a bowl.
Place the bowl over a pot of hot water.
Let the cream cheese melt.
Once cream cheese melts, whisk the mixture.
Add egg yolks by batch of 3 and continue to whisk until well combined.
Add half of the castor sugar.
Mix to combine.
Set aside the batter.

In a bowl, mix 100 ml of warm milk and 60 grams unsalted butter.
Pour into the cream cheese batter while whisking.
Add 1/4 tsp salt, zest, and juice from 1/2 lemon.
Whisk to combine well.
Sift through 60 grams of cake flour and 20 grams of cornstarch.
Whisk to combine well.
Set aside.

In another bowl, add egg whites.
By using an electric mixer, whisk the egg whites.
Add 1/4 tsp cream of tartar and half of the castor sugar.
Continue to whisk until soft peak.
Add the mixture in two batches to the batter.
Mix well.
Pour the mixture into the parchment-lined cake pan.
Tap the pan on the table to even out the mixture.
Place inside the preheated oven and bake in a water bath for 18 minutes at 200ºC.
After 18 minutes, reduce the temperature to 140ºC and bake for 30 minutes.
Switch off the oven and let the cake set for 30 minutes inside the oven.
Remove the water bath and slightly open the oven door.
Leave the cake inside the oven for 30 minutes.
Remove from the oven and the cake pan.
Decorate the top according to your liking.
Slice for servings.

Japanese Cheesecake - Delicious Baking Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyLLOctx7ZU

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