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Baklava Cheesecakes

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Ruhana Ebrahim
MASTER CHEF
RUHANA EBRAHIM

Interior Decorator by profession, recreational baker- Food Author of Oh My Cupcakes! (Another book o ...

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INGREDIENTS

Rec cred: ruhana ebrahim
Pic cred: @ruhanas_kitchen

Ingredients:
1 box mediterranean phylo pastry
Melted ghee (Clarified butter)
Cupcake pans
1 packet tennis biscuits
4 tablespoon butter
250ml fresh cream
1 slab milkybar
1 tub lancewood cream cheese
Icing sugar to taste
Chopped dates (optional)
Chopped pecans
Chopped almonds
Chopped pitachios
Orange blossom honey



METHOD

Phylo-
Cut squares of 11 x 11cm of pastry. Leave under a damp cloth till done. Cut 6 squares for each hole.
Place square down, brush with ghee (Clarified butter), place other piece in shape of diamond, brush with ghee (Clarified butter). Repeat till 6th piece.
Brush pan with ghee (Clarified butter). Preheat oven to 180 deg C.
Place phylo in pan tucking neatly. Place on middle shelf of oven and keeping an eye on pastry bake till golden brown.
Remove and cool.

Whip fresh cream till stiff peaks form.
Whisk cream cheese, melt chocolate and fold into cream cheese. Add icing sugar to taste.
Gently fold whipped cream into cream cheese.
Crush 1⁄2 packet biscuits and add in melted butter. Mix well.
Spoon cream cheese mixture into phylo cups, then chopped nuts (and dates if using), then spoon in tennis crumbs.
Spoon on more cream cheese mixture and more chopped nuts.
Drizzle with honey and chill in fridge.
Serve cold.

INFO


Note: with the use of honey and dates, may not need to add sugar. Taste is up to you.
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FATOEGA SHA
BROWSER 2 months ago

Hi. How long does this cheesecake take to set? Do you serve immediately? Will the phylo not get soggy? Plenty thanks.😀😀

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RUHANA EBRAHIM
MASTER CHEF 2 months ago

@FATOEGA SHA - Few hours. No not immediately. Cheesecake needs to set. Will not bevsoggy if u make the filling correctly and bake phylo right

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AMZ
BROWSER 2 months ago

how long can this be kept in fridge?

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RUHANA EBRAHIM
MASTER CHEF 2 months ago

@AMZ - I kept in fridge for few days. Ws still crisp

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AMZ
BROWSER 2 months ago

came out divine

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RUHANA EBRAHIM
MASTER CHEF 2 months ago

@AMZ - Im glad alhamd

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