Apple cheesecake slice

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Well it’s been a long time in between posts!

This recipe is an adaptation of a Womens Weekly recipe, I’ve made it on and off for the last 20 years!!

Ingredients

1 1/4 cup plain flour

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 cup sugar

1 tsp baking powder

2 tsp lemon rind

125 g butter

1 eg yolk

2 tbs sherry

Filling

1 can cooking apples

2 eggs

1/2 cup sugar

2 tbs plain flour

2 tsp lemon rind

1/2 cup cream

250 g cream cheese

1/4 tsp slt

300 ml cream whipped (extra)

cinnamon to decorate

Method

Pastry

Put dry ingredient, lemon rind and butter in food processor and process until bread crumb consistency.  Mix sherry and egg yolk and pour into pastry mix while processing.  Process until pastry forms a ball.

Spread pastry onto base of large slice tray.  Spread apples over the top of the pastry.

Filling

Beat eggs and sugar until thick, gradually add in flour.  Then add softened cream cheese, lemon rind, cream and salt.  Beat until well combined.  Pour over apple mixture.  Bake in moderate oven approx  1 hour or until cream cheese mixture set and lightly golden brown.

Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.

Spread with whipped cream, decorate with fork and sprinkle with cinnamon.

 

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