Butter Cheesecake

by - October 28, 2019




I have been wanting to bake this Butter Cheesecake for long time.  I had some leftover cream cheese from the New York Cheesecake I last baked and I thought I would give it a try. I am very happy with the delicious result. This recipe is adapted from here.

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Butter Cheesecake Recipe


Yield: 8 inch round cake

INGREDIENTS:

250g butter (room temperature)
150g cream cheese (room temperature)
120g caster sugar (I used brown sugar), original recipe used 200g
5 eggs (large)
1/4 tsp vanilla extract

250g plain flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt

Utensil: 8 inch pan pan


METHOD:
  1. Allow butter and cream cheese to come to room temperature before use.  Approximately 30 to 45 minutes for buter.  Cream cheese may take more than 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 160C.  Line the bottom of a baking pan with non-stick baking paper.
  3. Sift flour and baking powder.  Add in salt and keep aside.
  4. Cream butter and sugar with electric mixer till light and fluffy at medium speed, my Kenwood mixer took around 10 minutes. Then add in cream cheese and mix until well combined.  Please do not over mixed. Scrap down the sides of the bowl occasionally.
  5. Add egg one at a time and beat until well combined. Gradually add in the flour mixture bit by bit at low speed.  Lastly, mix with spatula until well combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth the top.
  7. Bake at the preheated oven at 160C for 50 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  8. Remove cake from oven and let it cool for 10 minutes before removing from the cake pan.  Let cake cool completely on wire rack.

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15 comments

  1. May I know what cream cheese are you using?

    Thank you ☺️

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    1. Hi there, Thank you for asking. I used Tatura cream cheese.

      Cheers :)

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  2. The brownie is looking promising in the oven. But do you know why this recipe requires no baking soda? Or baking powder? Thank you!!!!Leaking Sink Toronto

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    1. Hi there,

      Thank you for asking. Baking powder is leavening agents that cause batters to rise when baked.

      Cheers :)

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  3. Hi there. Is it okay to add in yoghurt in butter cheesecake? Yoghurt will make the cake soft and moist.

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    1. Hi there,
      Thank you for asking. I am not sure if this works for this recipe.
      Cheers :)

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    2. Thank you for your prompt response. I can't wait to try out this recipe. :)

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    3. You are most welcome...Happy baking :)

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  5. Hi...love to see your recipes but my oven is in farenheit....can you tell me 160 celcius for yr butter cheesecake in farenheit pls...ty

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    1. Hi, Thank you for asking. It is about 345F. You may want to use online conversion in future.
      https://www.flightpedia.org/convert/160-celsius-to-fahrenheit.html

      Cheers and happy baking :)

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  6. Can I steam instead of bake?

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    1. Hi, thank you for asking. Sorry, I am not sure as I have not tried.
      Cheers :)

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  7. Hello! Can i use 8" square pan instead? Do i need to adjust the ingredients?

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    1. Hi, Yes you can. But, your cake will be slightly shorter than in the above picture. But, I have seen people using 5 eggs recipe with 250g butter to bake in 8" square pan.

      Cheers :)

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