Fig Cheesecake

24 August 2015

IMG_9276

Hello everyone! For these last days of summer Lucie and I were very excited to put together a recipe with figs in them. Here in Alsace the fig seasons is very very short, and we had arranged everything so that we don’t miss that window of opportunity. Nonetheless we managed to almost miss it. When finally the big baking day arrived, I couldn’t find one fig at my local super market. After expanding my search zone I was able to find four of them, and Lucie on her side found five.

So we sincerely apologize to all people in Strasbourg who were hoping to have some figs this weekend. There were about 9 left and we took them all for our recipe.

Why now this obsession with figs you might ask! Well for the simple reason that is one of the most delicious, most awesome (false)fruits in the world.

How can you not be fascinated by figs when you know that it takes an army of minuscule wasps to polonaise flowers inside. How cool is to eat flowers hidden in a fruity enveloppe. Well some other fig-obsessed out there might know that the enveloppe we see is actually not a fruit but the flowers that it contains. And that is why we call it a false fruit. Each fig is the work of a single wasp, turning the fruit into its private apartments.

fig_wasp

So today we will reward the hard work of minuscule wasps, by turning these marvelous and heavenly figs into a delicious cheesecake.

 

Ingredients:

. 75 g pistachios

. 75g dates (pitted)

. 125g hazelnuts

. 1 tablespoon of coconut oil

. 500 g cream cheese

. 200g mascarpone

. 1 tablespoon cream

. 60g sugar

. 5 figs (for the filling)

. 2 g Agar Agar

. some slices of figs (for decoration)

. A few sprigs of rosemary (for decoration)

 

Crush pistachio, hazelnut and dates using a blender. Add coconut oil and continue mixing until you get a nice firm dough.

mixerdatespistaches

 

Place the mixture into the bottom of your cheesecake pan. Spread well in order to obtain a homogeneous layer.

etaler_fond_cheesecake

 

 

Reserve in refrigerator for an hour.

frigo

 

Now we can start the filling. In a bowl (anticipate a large one), add the mascarpone, cream cheese and sugar. Then stir in the figs that you have previously mixed.

preparation_garniture

 

Mix the Agar Agar powder with the tablespoon of cream and let them boil for 1 min. Then Add them to the cream cheese filling very quickly, and mix.

agar_creme

 

Remove the pan from the refrigerator and pour over the filling. Then put back in the fridge for about 4 hours.

verser_fromage

 

Your wait will finally be rewarded. Gently unmold your cheesecake. This  is not the time to ruin everything! You can then decorate it with some figs and rosemary as shown in our pictures. If you liked this recipe, let us know in the comments.

demouler_cheesecake

 

IMG_9311

IMG_9358

You Might Also Like

5 Commentaires

  • Reply seo plugin 2 March 2016 at 5:27 AM

    Hello Web Admin, I noticed that your On-Page SEO is is missing a few factors, for one you do not use all three H tags in your post, also I notice that you are not using bold or italics properly in your SEO optimization. On-Page SEO means more now than ever since the new Google update: Panda. No longer are backlinks and simply pinging or sending out a RSS feed the key to getting Google PageRank or Alexa Rankings, You now NEED On-Page SEO. So what is good On-Page SEO?First your keyword must appear in the title.Then it must appear in the URL.You have to optimize your keyword and make sure that it has a nice keyword density of 3-5% in your article with relevant LSI (Latent Semantic Indexing). Then you should spread all H1,H2,H3 tags in your article.Your Keyword should appear in your first paragraph and in the last sentence of the page. You should have relevant usage of Bold and italics of your keyword.There should be one internal link to a page on your blog and you should have one image with an alt tag that has your keyword….wait there’s even more Now what if i told you there was a simple WordPress plugin that does all the On-Page SEO, and automatically for you? That’s right AUTOMATICALLY, just watch this 4minute video for more information at. Seo Plugin

  • Reply Debby Luck-Baker 29 September 2017 at 12:39 PM

    What do I do to the figs before I add to mixture and what size tin do I use please .
    Debby

    • Reply cosmic tomatoes 5 October 2017 at 8:04 PM

      Hello Debby, Sorry it took me long to reply. I use a 20cm (about 8 inch) tin. As for the figs I quickly blitz them in a food processor (they need to be very ripe).

  • Reply Grilled eggplant toast with fig, feta and sesame sauce 2 October 2017 at 12:02 PM

    […] fig season! A very short season during which I usually treat myself to fig cheesecakes and autumn fruit salads. But to vary the pleasure I also tested, some savoury preparations, […]

  • Reply science fair projects 22 February 2018 at 2:23 AM

    … [Trackback]

    […] Find More on|Find More|Find More Informations here|Here you will find 55700 additional Informations|Infos on that Topic: cosmictomatoes.fr/en/fig-cheesecake-no-bake/ […]

  • Leave a Reply

    %d bloggers like this: