Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Mango Cheesecake


Oh-great, baking mode spin-spun all over my head. To get a hang of it, also to treat my colleagues, not all of them though, not those sneaky snaky back stabbers, but those I think are sincere and honest, I baked this mango cheesecake (New Yolk Style Cheesecake & No Bake Cheesecake). By the next two hours or so, I concluded that capturing the essence to a cheesecake is not the biggest deal on earth. Tell me please, what can be unique with the bottom layer (Lemon Grass Cake & Lemon Cream Pie)? Generally, its a biscuit buttery layer, whereas for the cheesy top layer, obviously cheese and for this one, its mango. Why not? However, this Mango Cheesecake is not a tall-call-order traditional cheesecake. What for? Flat cheesecake should be hailed as well, the bottom layer made with cream crackers and salted butter, whereas the top layer is a mix of mascarpone cheese, cream cheese, pure mango puree and sugar. Tadaa!! What do you think?  Are you impressed or you are going to strike it off? Warning, do not jump your own gun nor mine. My colleagues enjoyed every bit of this Nava-K's invented mango cheesecake. I love you too everyone.

Ingredients
For the bottom layer/crust
250g cream crackers - crushed
100g salted butter 

For the top creamy layer
1 (about 500g) ripe mango - remove skin and seed.  Process/blend for a thick puree
250g mascarpone cheese
150g cream cheese
1/2 cup granulated sugar

Method
For the bottom layer/crust
Crumble crushed cream crackers and butter together. 
Press crumble into a greased springform pan. 
Leave it to set in the fridge for about an hour.

For the top layer
Whisk both types of cheese with sugar over low speed until smooth.
Add in mango puree and continue to whisk for a smooth consistency.
Pour over the bottom layer.
Bake on preheated oven at 180C for about 1 hour or until the top layer is fully set and does not jiggle. 
Cool down the cake and chill in the fridge.
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34 comments:

  1. Beautifully done, Nava! I love the idea of a mango puree incorporated into the filling...so yummy! Look at you with another dessert :)

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  2. The cream cheese/marscapone blend are great together in cheesecakes and mango was a great choice of fruit. I am glad that you experimented with the crust some, I am always amazed at the variation that is out there. This does look like a winner-simply delicious!

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  3. This is the second mango cheesecake I've seen in a few days, and I am so intrigued by the flavor combination! I would love to try this - looks beautiful!

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  4. Wow,,,no bake mango cheesecake,you know I'm a big fan of mango,using mascarpone on this one,even better,i will mark this recipe for sure :)
    Ridwan

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  5. I am not a fan of cheesecake, I did not know that mango and cheesecake can complement each other.

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  6. Your mango cheese cake looks beautiful. I like your idea of no bake cheese cake. Even I prefer it that way without eggs.

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  7. mango cheesecake,something different,
    haven't tasted before.

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  8. I think you can start writing a cook book already! This no bake cheese cake looks yummy.

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  9. Cheese no. Mango yes. How to choose???

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  10. will ask my sister tu bake for me... Print the recipe yer.....hehehe...nyum3x!! my sister like to bake a cake.

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  11. I have SIX mangos in my kitchen right now! ANYTHING with mango is alright by me! :D This cheesecake looks amazing! Also, I like the new look of the blog! :D

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  12. OMG, no bake mango cheesecake sounds so good! I'm a fan of everything no-bake desserts like this, so just keep them coming Nava!

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  13. Nava--that is such a pretty cheesecake. A beautiful color!

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  14. Love mangoes and cheesecake, what a perfect pairing. This looks really good and decadent.

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  15. Mango Cheesecake, muaaaahhh!! love it! :) Ripe mangoes one of my favorite,now it can be added to another favorite cheesecake!:) Thanks for sharing tips Nava! :)Blessed day! :)

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  16. is it the mango or cheese which makes it look so yellow in color? it tempts me so much there!

    Latest: Cake Temptations

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  17. cheese + mango = heaven
    ripe mango for the sweetness right?

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  18. Hmmn, i also never tried a mango cheesecake! looks tasty tho :D

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  19. Thanks everyone for all the wonderful comments, appreciate each one of it.

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  20. OMG, this is really something spectacular! Mango cheesecake looks terrific. I want it, please.

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  21. It looks very delicious... Thanks for sharing Nava.

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  22. Love cheesecake!! I need a few ripened sweet mango to make this soon, thanks for sharing :)

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  23. hi nava, bookmarked this innovative recipe with thanks. mango has great flavor, interesting with cream crackers too and i like the mascarpone too. have a nice day

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  24. dono y not that like cheese cake but is good to try mango cheese cake

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  25. mango cheese cake. The name and the ingredients is already mouth watering. The pictures you posted confirmed a drooling reader.

    BTW, is this recipe still feasible without baking?

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  26. Missy - I think some of those who commented here did not read through to realise that this cheesecake needs baking. I don't think this cake can be done without baking.

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  27. perfect for anytime this cheesecake looks wonderful

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  28. wow .. nava i realy love cheese cake..... this look very yummy

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  29. Wow! Your cheesecake looks so tempting Nava especially the sliced pic.. Thanks for sharing such a yummy recipe dear :-)

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  30. Delicious cake. love mango flavor...

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  31. Mouth watering!!Loved the recipe !!

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  32. Looks very delicious !!! I love this cake!!

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  33. This one is easy to make, thanks for sharing the recipe! I yet have to try a cheesecake :)

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