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Great As A Gift Matcha Marbled Unbaked Cheesecake

Great As A Gift Matcha Marbled Unbaked Cheesecake

This cake looks extravagant, but it's actually easy to make. No flour is used in the sponge cake so it's airy and light.

Ingredients: 1 15cm diameter cake

For the matcha sponge cake:
White chocolate
90 g
Butter
10 g
Matcha
3 g
Egg yolks
2
Egg whites
2
Heavy cream
50 g
Sugar
10 g
For the unbaked cheesecake portion:
Powdered gelatin
5 g
Cream cheese
200 g
Plain yogurt
200 g
Heavy cream
100 g (100 ml)
Sugar
50 g
Matcha
about 1/2 teaspoon

Steps

1. Make the sponge cake: Microwave the white chocolate and butter until softened. Mix the matcha into it.
2. Combine the egg yolks and cream with the mixture from step 1.
3. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites and sugar together to make a soft meringue.
4. Add 1/3 of the meringue to the batter and mix well with a whisk. Add the rest of the meringue and fold it in.
5. Pour the batter into the mold. Put in a baking pan filled with water, and steam-bake in a 130°C oven for 40 to 50 minutes. Leave to cool.
6. Make the unbaked cheesecake: Soften the gelation powder in 3 tablespoons of water. Microwave the cream cheese to soften, and mix with the yogurt.
7. Dissolve the sugar in the cream in a small pan. Add the softened gelatin, and mix until dissolved. Pour this in the bowl from step 6 little by little.
8. Take out the sponge cake baked earlier. Remove a very thin layer off the top, and cut off 1 to 2 cm around the perimeter.
9. Put the sponge cake in the middle of the mold, and pour in the unbaked cheesecake batter, reserving 5 tablespoons of the batter to mix with the matcha.
10. Mix the matcha into the remaining batter, and drizzle randomly onto the batter in the mold.
11. Draw a marble pattern in the batter with a skewer. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
12. Microwave a moistened and wrung out kitchen towel for a minute, and wrap it around the mold to warm it up and melt the outside of the cheesecake a little. The cake can then be cleanly unmolded.

Story Behind this Recipe

I just thought this cake up, thinking it would be delicious. I referred to the chocolate soufflé sponge cake recipe by chococo for the sponge cake part.