Monday, 3 January 2011

Oreo Cheesecake [Step-by-step pictorial]

Salam upon my dear readers, fellow friends and eventually passionate amateurs who happen to stumble across this blog.

I know it's been quite some time i didn't post anything here. For those who keep asking about some recipes from me through email, sincerely i apologize for being so carefree this whole stressful week. Day in day out, i scarcely managed to indulge in my usual lenghty sleep, proper healthy meal, and luxurious time to spend on something i'd rather love doing. Well, this is what the exam week looks like to everybody right?

So this morning alhamdulillah, one hour after my subuh prayer, Allah keeps me awake bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, marveling at the beauty of dawn. I'm waiting for the sun to spread more daylight so that i could probably go out for some jogging. I could feel my body is weighing too much this past few weeks, most likely due to my chaloric intake. So i badly need to do some workout, of course, inspired by my dear husband who constantly keeps himself fit today with exercises and healthy meal. Well done sweetheart.

Ouh, I should not keep you waiting any longer with my babblings. So today, i'm gonna reveal to you the visual step-by-step method on how to make the oreo cheesecake. Oh, i would prefer to call it Mareo. Some credit for me please? Hehe. For the ingredients, kindly refer to my previous entry, they have basically no difference. And for peeps in France, be ready! Since this is easy peasy, i'm pretty sure it will start trending among us, just like tiramisu once before. The italian dessert is no longer an exclusive most-craved one right?

So here it goes!

First, grab 2 packets of oreo biscuits. Take the vanilla filling out with a knife.
You won't need them.

Grind them up into fine crumbs. See the picture above? If you're at this level, don't stop yet.
You've got to persevere some more on the small pieces.

Yeah, this is how it should end up. Bravo honey.
Now take a pause and relieve your arms. :)

Add 70gm (approximately) of melted butter. Opt for salted butter to have tastier results.
Mix them well until it sticks together.

In a tin, line a greaseproof paper. Spread some butter over. If you have a baking tin with detachable base, then ignore the greaseproof paper.

Spread the buttered oreo crumbs all over the tin. Press evenly using the back of a spoon until it forms a firm layer.
Keep in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

Purrrfect combination : White cheese (Faiselle) and fraiche crème for those in France.
In Malaysia, we use the marriage of cream cheese and whipping cream as substitute.

Mix the two ingredients together until smooth.

Add 150g sugar.

Then, add 3 normal-sized eggs.

Beat them up together until smooth.

Next, add 2 tablespoon of flour. Sorry, i've unintentionally omitted this part in my camera.
And at this stage, you can put one teaspoon of lemon extract for greater taste.

Put some crushed oreo. I used about 5-6 pieces.

Now, pour the mixture over the prepared and refrigerated crust.
You can add some more large pieces of oreos together with the vanilla filling.

Put in the preheated oven at 180°c for about 30-35 minutes.

Fresh from oven. Leave it to cool before taking it out of the tin.
And your Mareo cheesecake is ready to blast your cravings away!