Date Baklava Cheesecake


Date Baklava Cheesecake

Servings: 12


Date Layer

Nut layer


Cheesecake Batter

  1. Pre heat the oven to 200c, and lightly grease a 9inch springform pan. 

  2. Cut the large pack of phyllo baklava sheets in half and start layering them in the cake tin 2 layers at a time followed by a generous brush of the melted butter. Continue with this process until half of of the pack is used up. the sides should be falling out of the sides. 

  3. In a small bowl mix the corn starch and flour and set aside. 

  4. In a large mixing bowl, add the room temperature cream cheese, soured cream, cream mascarpone and vanilla and whisk until well blended and creamy.  

  5. Sift in the flour mixture and fold in the batter until well combined. 

  6. In another bowl whisk the eggs with sugar until light and fluffy. Once the egg and sugar are fully blended, start folding this into the cheesecake batter and mix until everything is fully combined. 

  7. In a separate bowl mix together the nut ingredients and layer this in the cake tin on top of the phyllo sheets, press down to form a solid layer. 

  8. Place the date ingredients in a sauce man and start mixing on medium heat to soften the mixture. layer this on top of the nuts in the tin and smooth is out. 

  9. Pour the cheesecake mixture on top, give the tin a tap and crunch all the sheets of phyllo around the edges back around the edges of the cheesecake tin. Place in the oven to bake on 200c fan for 35 minutes. After this switch off the oven and leave the cheesecake inside. If you bring it out the sudden change of temperature will cause crack on the surface of the cheese cake. 

  10. Place the cheesecake in the fridge for at least 6 hours to set, garnish and serve to enjoy. 

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Nelly Babazadeh

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I'm Nelly, the recipes I share here are inspired by the people, cultures and places beloved to me. Peanutswirls represents my love for food, cooking and hosting. I hope to share with you a taste of the Middle East influnced by my upbringing in the West.

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