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Japanese cheesecake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.
  • In a bowl, add the cream cheese, heavy cream, 40 g of sugar, 6 egg yolks, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and lemon zest.
  • Beat with a hand mixer for 1-2 minutes, until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Sift the flour and cornstarch into the bowl.
  • Whisk until incorporated and set aside until needed.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the 6 egg whites, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, salt and lemon until completely combined.
  • While beating continuously, add the 100 g of sugar in 5 batches until all of the sugar is completely incorporated and you create a fluffy meringue.
  • Add 1/3 of the meringue to the 1st bowl and mix vigorously with a spatula.
  • Add the remaining meringue and gently fold to incorporate.
  • Line a large baking pan with a kitchen towel and place a smaller butter greased, round 23 cm baking pan lined with parchment paper in the center.
  • Pour all of the mixture into the smaller baking pan and shake it a little to spread it in the pan evenly.
  • Fill the larger pan with boiled water until it covers 2/3 of the larger pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow it to cool for at least 2 hours.
  • Turn out of pan and spread honey evenly all over the surface.
  • Decorate with berries and mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
15 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
20 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
42 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
14 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
29 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
12 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
2 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
5 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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