A lovely and delicious cheese cake that is absoltely easy to make but still full of flavors. I love replacing flour with the same amount of nuts as it makes the cake moister, heavier and in addition, nuts have more taste and flavor than flour. But try it yourself, no regrets!
Hazelnut Cheese Cake (flourless)
150gm melted margarine or butter
90 - 100gm sugar (as desired)
300gm ground hazelnuts
2 tsp baking powder
Preheat oven to 175C. Line a round baking pan. Combine the ingredients, whisk together until well incorporated. Fill into lined baking pan and spread evenly.
cream cheese mixture
500gm curd cheese (1.5% fat)
200gm whipping cream (30% fat)
3 Tabsp sugar
1 Tabsp corn starch
100 - 200gm sliced almonds
Beat together using a mixer on high speed. Pour onto the hazelnut batter and spread evenly as well. Sprinkle sliced almonds on top.
Bake for about 50 - 60 minutes until the almonds look lightly toasted and the cake is done.
Let cool completely.