German Cheesecake Recipe

German Kasekuchen with Mandarin Oranges


Who can resist this German cheesecake recipe. Kasekuchen is a favourite of mine and so refreshing with mandarin oranges. Obviously it is laden with calories but so delicious.

My recipe will make 24 slices.

german cheesecake recipe kasekuchen



Easy Cheesecake

2 tins of mandarin oranges (each 314 ml)
10 medium eggs
375g sugar
2 packets vanilla sugar (Dr Oetker)
pinch of salt
small amount of butter
1.5kg low fat quark
250g cream
250g mascarpone
75g ground almonds
2 packets vanilla pudding powder (Dr Oetker)
50g sliced almonds

Drain the mandarin oranges. Beat the eggs in a very large bowl for about 10 minutes until thick and creamy. Sprinkle in the sugar, vanilla sugar and salt and mix. Stir in the quark, cream, mascarpone and 50g ground almonds. Sieve the pudding powder into the mixture and mix well. Lastly stir in carefully 4/5 of the mandarin oranges.

Sprinkle the remaining almonds over the bottom of a well greased baking tin. Pour the mixture into the tin. Decorate the top with the sliced almonds and remaining mandarin oranges and bake at 175 degrees C for 1 hour.

Leave to cool.

Enjoy my German cheescake recipe with friends and family.



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Zachary - USA

Tremendous website. I lived in Germany for almost 14 years. Your recipes have me excited about getting back into German cooking. Thanks so much!

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