Turkish Delight cheese cake
1 packet Marie Biscuits
1 packet Tennis Biscuits
2 tablespoons butter
800G smooth cottage cheese
1 vanilla pod, seeded
50g custard powder
300ml (11/5 cup) cream
50ml (10 tsp) vegetable oil
35ml (7 tsp) rose water
65g Turkish delight, sliced into small blocks
Preheat oven to 180°C
Crush biscuits and mix with melted butter. Press into a springform cake tin.
In a large bowl, place the cottage cheese, vanilla seeds, custard powder,
eggs, cream, oil and sugar and whisk until stiff. Fold in the rose water
and the Turkish delight. Pour the cheesecake mixture into the cake tin.
Place in the centre of the oven and bake for 40 minutes.
Switch off the oven, open the door and allow the cheesecake
to cool in the oven. Once cooled, remove from the oven and
carefully remove the cheesecake from the tin. Slice into
desired portions and serve with sliced fresh strawberries.