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Alsatian Citrus Cheesecake
- 300 g pastry
- 700 g smooth cream cheese
- 15 cl cream
- 4 eggs
- 1 egg white
- 60 g corn starch (or flour)
- 200 g sugar
- 2 citrus zests (lemon, grapefruit, orange)
Preheat your oven at 210 C / 410 F degrees.
In a large bowl, put the smooth cream cheese, the cream, the egg yolks, the sugar and the corn starch. Mix.
Whisk the egg whites firmly.
Add the egg whites with a spatula to the cream cheese mixture.
Add the citrus zests and mix gently.
Spread your pastry with a generous thickness and put it in your mold.
Pour the cream cheese mixture on the pastry.
Bake for 45 minutes.
After 45 minutes, turn off your oven, open the door and leave the cheesecake inside for a few minutes.
Then, let it cool down at room temperature for 20 minutes before unmolding.
You can spread icing sugar or more zests when your cake is cold.