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Raw Strawberry Cheese Cake

In catholic Belgium May is a month for weddings, communions and confirmations. With unusual serendipity a four day week-end break coincided with a sunny and clement spell of weather. Over this period we celebrated a wedding anniversary, an 18th birthday party, a communion and mother’s day! So many celebrations call for a special, festive cake and I think this raw, strawberry cheese cake ticks all the right boxes! Tip: don’t skimp on the gelatine. The strawberries add quite some juice and the gelatine is necessary to hold it all together. Agar works as well but, to my mind, delivers a less pleasing texture. Ingredients Suitable for 23-26 cm sprung tin. For the base 250 gr of dry biscuit[1] (digestive, shortbread, speculaas) 80 gr. melted butter For the filling 300-400 gr. home-made cream cheese 250 ml. cream 500 gr. strawberries 5 eggs (separated) 3 packets powdered gelatine 120 gr. sugar Seasonal berries to decorate Method Day 1 Prepare the cream cheese. 1 lt. of yoghurt renders approx. 300-400 gr. cream cheese depending on how much whey is expressed. Day …