Monday, March 14, 2011
Non Bake Durian Cheesecake
This cake was made quite sometimes ago, when my health still have not deteriorated till current stage that most of the times after office hours, I only wish to lay on bed, sleep or do nothing.
The cake was the dessert after our dinner, I invited dear mum, sister and brother and of course, their partners over to my place for Laksa Steamboat.
I decided to make this non bake durian cheesecake from Kitchen Corner that I had bookmarked long time ago since non bake is much easier for me to manage and also I still have one big tub of durian pulp in my freezer.
I am submitting this to Aspiring Bakers #5 : Fruity March (March 2011) hosted by myself.
100 gm Digestive Biscuits - crushed with roller
40 gm melted butter
Mix them together and press into an 8" springform tin. Bake at 200C for 5 mins and chill it once cool.
Durian cream cheese filling adapted from Kitchen Corner with some modification.
Cream Cheese Filling:
350g cream cheese
40g caster sugar
450g durian flesh
350 whipping cream (I used dairy)
1 tablespoon gelatin
3 tablespoon water
1. Measure water into a bowl and sprinkle in the gelatin (without stirring with a spoon). Set aside to allow the gelatin grains to swell (10 mins) before setting the bowl over a pot of simmering hot water. Stir with a spoon and once the gelatin melts, remove the bowl from the pot and set aside to cool to room temperature)
2. In a mixer, whip the whipping cream until thicken but not over whipped. (I whipped till like mousse.)
3. In a mixer (no need to wash after whipping cream) , cream the cheese and sugar on high speed till smooth, beat in the gelatine mixture.
4. Stir in durian flesh until well combine.
5. Fold in the whipped cream until well combine.
6. Pour the mixture into the biscuit base and chill or freeze in the fridge for mininum 4 hours or overnight.
As I freezed the cake, it tasted so much like thick and tasty durian ice cream. Although everyone were so full after the steamboat dinner, but still managed to finish the big slice of cake, including dear daughter. Everyone raved about it, yum yum.
Posted by Bakericious at 4:50 PM
Labels: Aspiring Bakers, Cake (Non Bake), Cheese Cake, Durian, Fruits, Fruits Cake
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I can finish too!!!ReplyDelete
I cannot resist durian bakes.
Looks so rich and yummy ! Ohh.. I love chilled durians... this definitely tastes very very nice when it is very chilled !ReplyDelete
Jess, this is the way to do it! I love durians but have always felt that durians should never be baked. This is perfect!ReplyDelete
My husband love durian, I must do this for him one day.ReplyDelete
With durian cake as inviting as this, I would finish off a big slice too. Anyway, get well soon =)ReplyDelete
Jess, the cheesecake looks so creamy and I think durian season is starting again too. Saw some at Bugis Village this afternoon.ReplyDelete
Laksa steambot? This is the first time I heard about it. Laksa is my favourite, especially Penang's laksa.ReplyDelete
oh gosh! sinful rich durian!! my favorite! your cheesecake looks so creamy and irresistible!ReplyDelete
can i ask if storing durians in a sealed container in the freezer will cause the freezer to smell a bit of the durianish smell? :P cos tot i'll do the same as well hehe
Nice bake, Jess! Hope you're well, dear. Take care and take more rest.ReplyDelete
wow this is a first time i've seen a non-bake durian cheesecake and it looks really yummy :)ReplyDelete
hope you eventually get well soon!
i love durian very much,so i m sure wil like this,thanks for sharing^^ReplyDelete
mmm, this must be rich and creamy. Even if it's near to durin ice cream, i dont mind having a piece at all!! keep well!ReplyDelete
Oh... I love durian! This cheesecake looks sensational.ReplyDelete
Durian, my favourite of all, keke...ReplyDelete
U feeling better?
hmmmm...durian cheesecake...i can smell the fragrance right now . heheReplyDelete
Yummy durian cheesecake! It looks like frozen and can probably pass off as durian ice cream cheesecake?ReplyDelete
Anyway, please take care of yourself. Don't work so hard until you neglect your health yah? Healthy and family more important above everything else! :)
The durian cheesecake looks so perfect! its a pity i don't take durian haha!ReplyDelete
Jess..pleaseeeeeee..give me a slice... =)~~~~~ReplyDelete
Hope you are better now - nothing beats good health.ReplyDelete
I think I can almost smell your durian cake from my screen...it looks so good...moist and dense.ReplyDelete
i love durian and this look so nice and yummy! (:ReplyDelete
take good care! get well soon (:
I drooling about it now! Durian with cheesecake .... it's delicious!ReplyDelete
awesome, delicious, beautiful...all in one recipe :) Love the no bake version, Jess!ReplyDelete
Jess, pls take good care of yourself ya.ReplyDelete
The durian cheesecake looks fantastic, like it very much ^_^
Hi Jean, sorry for late reply. I used many layers of cling wrapped to wrap the plastic container tightly then lastly, sealed it up with plastic bag. So far, no durianish smell in my freezer :).ReplyDelete
i tried your recipe and it was perfect!ReplyDelete
Thanks for sharing the recipe. I tried it today and it's great! Only thing was I didn't bake the biscuits. What's the purpose of baking it for 5 mins? Mine turned out great without baking too.ReplyDelete
It is not neccessary to bake the biscuits base but I like to bake it cos it will taste more crunchy.
Hi...Searching for the durian cheese cake...so craving it since i am on dieting mode..huhu...i am gonna try this after i lose 10 kg...thanks for sharing super simple cheese cakeReplyDelete
I made this today but was the texture suppose to be watery like mousse? If i put in the freezer and its harden then by how long i should eat it because i need to bring to my office and im afraid it might melt.Thanks!
hi Tracy the mixture is like mousse but with the gelatin it will harden when you put in fridge, if u prefer ice cream kind then put in freezer. if u gonna transport to your office, is better freeze for a few hours but it might still melt a bit depending on how long the journey n also the weather unless u keep in cooler bag.ReplyDelete
Can I ask a question that is why the biscuits base turned out very hard and when cut it broken in few pieces. Could be I pressed the biscuits to hard to the base? By the way, may I know how many inch pan you use for this chilled durian cheesecake.
You may add too much butter or over bake the biscuit base that caused it to be too hard. So far I always pressed very very hard to the base cos afraid that the base might loose when cutting and so far I didnt encounter hard biscuit base. I used 8" round cake pan.
How long do I whip the cream? It doesn't turn out soft peak after 2 minutes high speed of electric whisk.ReplyDelete
When fold in the cream, is using hand whisk to combine or electric whisk?
Hi I cant recall how long do you need to whip the cream but it isn't very long, you whip until like mousse or like mayonaise kind of texture.Delete
I used plastic spatula for folding.
Hi jess! How much i've to put in whipping cream? 350ml or 350gm??ReplyDelete
Hi mikraj I used 350g whipping cream.Delete
I'm planning to make this cake in 2 days' time. Just to check, 450g of durian flesh refers to just the flesh alone, without seeds right?
sorry for late reply as I was very busy for the past 1 week so no time to blog. Yes, the 450g of durian fresh is without seeds, those ingredients listed here, is the amount can be used, those with seeds, skin etc, will be excluded.Delete