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Cake please, but no tea for me

Cake please, but no tea for me

Cake with tea or coffee is so last season! If you like to stay trendy, now is the time for cake and wine! Try our delicious baked cheese cake with berries, it is delightful with the popular Leopard's Leap Natura De-alcoholised Classic White! The fruity flavours of the Natura combine beautifully with the berries on the cake and as Natura has only a tenth of the calories of regular wine, you can enjoy a guilt-free generous slice of cheese cake! (Click here for more info on Natura)

Baked Cheese Cake Recipe



Packet Tennis biscuits

100 g melted butter


230 g   softened cream cheese

250 ml  sugar

3          eggs

12 cup  sour cream

2 tbsp   lemon juice

2 tsp     vanilla essence

1 tsp     almond extract

2 cups fresh berries (garnish)


Combine Tennis biscuits crumbs and butter, press mixture into the bottom of a spring-form pan and bake at 160 °C for 25 minutes.

Blend cream cheese and sugar together in a food processor until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, blending well after each addition. Add sour cream, lemon juice and vanilla and almond extract and blend well.

Pour filling over the crust and spread evenly.

Cover top of pan with foil, to prevent the cheese cake from baking too brown on top.

Bake for 75 minutes at 180 °C, remove foil after 15 minutes. Then at 350 °C for 1 hour and 15 minutes (remove foil tent after 50 – 55 minutes) or until top is set.

Remove cake from oven and cool on wire rack.

Cover and refrigerate to chill.

Before serving, remove sides of spring-form pan and transfer cake to serving platter. Garnish cake with berries.

Enjoy with Leopard's Leap Natura De-alc White or the popular Leopard’s Leap Classic Chenin Blanc!

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