Basque Cheesecake with Coffee Mousse

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Basque Cheesecake with Coffee Mousse

Difficulty: Beginner Cook Time 14 mins Total Time 14 mins
Cooking Temp: 392  °F Servings: 4
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Description

Basque Cheesecake with Coffee Mousse is a sophisticated and indulgent dessert that combines the rich, creamy texture of Basque cheesecake with the smooth, aromatic flavor of coffee mousse. This dessert is perfect for special occasions, offering a unique and elegant treat that is sure to impress.

The Basque cheesecake, also known as "burnt" cheesecake, is famous for its deeply caramelized top and creamy interior. Made with cream cheese, sugar, eggs, and cream, the cheesecake is baked at a high temperature to achieve its signature burnt surface. The result is a rich, custard-like texture that melts in your mouth.

The coffee mousse adds a layer of complexity to the dessert. Made with strong brewed coffee, sugar, cream, and gelatin, the mousse is whipped to a light, airy consistency. The coffee flavor complements the rich cheesecake, creating a harmonious blend of tastes.

To assemble, the Basque cheesecake is topped with a generous layer of coffee mousse. The dessert can be garnished with a dusting of cocoa powder, chocolate shavings, or coffee beans for added elegance. The combination of creamy cheesecake and smooth coffee mousse makes this dessert a luxurious and memorable treat.

Ingredients

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Basque Cheesecake

Coffee Mousse

Instructions

Basque Cheesecake

  1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth, add in one egg and cornstarch, and beat until smooth. In another bowl, melt the dark chocolate, mix with heavy cream. Add in cocoa powder, mix well. Dissolve the instant coffee with room temperature water. Pour the cocoa powder cream mixture and instant coffee liquid into the batter, mix well.

  2. Sift the batter once or twice. Pour the batter into the cake molds. Preheat the oven to 200℃(392℉) , bake for 14 minutes. Cool them on the cooling rack after, set aside.

Coffee Mousse

  1. Dissolve the instant coffee with hot water, put in softened gelatin (soften the gelatin beforehand with iced water) and mix well, set aside to let it cool down.

  2. Use a hand mixer, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add in heavy cream; beat until it looks like yoghourt. Add in the instant coffee and gelatin mixture, mix well.
  3. Pour the mixture into the cake molds to cover the cheesecake.
  4. Send into the fridge, and cool them overnight. Dust them with cocoa powder and it is ready to be served.
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