Baked Apple Cheesecake Tart

. April, 2016
Photography by Lottie Hedley.
Baked Apple Cheesecake Tart

The Great New Zealand Baking Book is brimming with delicious sweet and savoury recipes you'll keep coming back to. This Baked Apple Cheesecake is sure to be a hit with friends and family.

Serves: 12


130 grams butter
75 grams sugar
1 egg
½ cup self-raising flour
1¼ cups plain flour 
5 apples
zest of 1 lemon
½ cup sultanas 
175 grams cream cheese 
¼ cup sugar 
1 teaspoon vanilla essence 
3 eggs
½ cup cream
1 tablespoon cornflour 

25cm round springform tin


Preheat the oven to 150°C fan bake. 

For the pastry, cream butter and sugar together. Add egg and beat in, then mix in flours. Press into a 25cm round springform tin and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.

For the filling, slice apples thinly and arrange over the pastry, overlapping them on to each other. Sprinkle lemon zest and sultanas evenly over.

For the topping, soften cream cheese, add sugar, vanilla, eggs, cream and cornflour and whizz in a food processor until combined. Pour over apples. Bake for approximately 50 minutes, until a light golden-brown.