Cheesecake with Brownies and Spicy Tangerines Recipe
On New year's somehow a tradition to bake mostly cakes. And I am no exception, be sure to cook a cake, this year it is a classic Tiramisu, a recipe that is known to many. But, also I baked cheesecake, my son is a big fan of this dessert, but decided to move away from the classics and cook cheesecake and combine it with any classic cheesecake and also a favorite brownies, and once we have a New year then how without tangerines).
Let's start by making brownies dough.
Chocolate drops or dark chocolate melt in a convenient way for you, or in a microwave. or a water bath.
Soft butter beat with sugar.
Add the eggs one by one continuing to mix.
Add the sifted almond and wheat flour, cocoa powder and baking powder to the egg-oil mass.
If you do not have almond flour, you can or just grind almonds into crumbs. or replace with wheat flour.
Add the melted cooled chocolate and mix.
Form split 20 cm lined with parchment, and grease the sides with oil.
Put the chocolate dough on the bottom and level.
To prepare the curd layer, beat with a mixer curd cheese (can be replaced by smooth curd), eggs, sugar.
Add zest of one orange and mix.
Pour the curd layer over the chocolate.
Bake at 160 g for about 1 hour. The top should be slightly browned and the middle should slightly shake.
Leave the cheesecake to cool in the oven.
Send the cooled cheesecake to the refrigerator for 2-4 hours, or overnight.
For decor clean tangerine skin and white film, put the peeled cloves into a saucepan.
Separately boil the syrup, combine the water, orange juice, peel 2-3 tangerine, a sprig of rosemary, a cinnamon stick and sugar Mistral Demerara.
Cook the syrup for 5-8 minutes.
Then it immediately drain hot and pour slices of tangerines, cover them with a lid and leave until cool.
Remove the fully chilled cheesecake from the fridge together with the mould. Gently hold a sharp knife on the edge of the form, and remove the cheesecake. Transfer to a plate and decorate with tangerines and pour over the syrup.