Matcha Cheesecake with Blueberry Compote

By March 17, 2022Blog

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the berry way! Don’t forget to stop by our Farm Store on Friday’s to stock up on frozen blueberries.

Crust Ingredients

2 1/2 Cups Graham Crackers, crushed
1/2 cup Butter, melted

Filling Ingredients

500g Cream Cheese, softened
150g Sugar
150g Whipping Cream, soft peaks
Juice of half a Lemon
2 tbsp. gelatin powder (Knox Brand – 2 sachets)
100g Water
12g Matcha Powder

Blueberry Compote Ingredients

500g Frozen Klaassen Farms Blueberries
Lemon 1/2, Juiced
30g Maple Syrup
pinch of Salt

Compote Instructions

  1. Place all Ingredients in a Pot and cook on medium-high for 30min, stirring occasionally to make sure the bottom of the pot does not burn.
  2. Mixture will set up as it cools down to room temperature.

Crust Instructions

  1. Mix melted butter and crushed biscuits together (should resemble wet sand) and pat down on the bottom of parchment paper lined Cake Pan (9inch).
  2. Bake for 10-15min at 350F

Filling Instructions

  1. Hydrate gelatin with 100g of Water and set aside. In a KitchenAid bowl beat whipping cream until soft peaks and pour into smaller container.
  2. In the same bowl (without cleaning) beat cream cheese, matcha powder, lemon juice until light and creamy.
  3. Add hydrated gelatin mixture to cream cheese and mix until combined, then gently fold in soft whipping cream, pour into cooled off cookie base and place in fridge until firm enough to cut or overnight.

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Recipe Timothy Reimer

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