The perfect summer cake: this delicious Mango Cheesecake Charlotte will cool you down in an instant! ;)
For the base:
2 large eggs
2.6 oz. (75g) sugar (or xylitol)
pinch of salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2/3 cup (85g) all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
For the filling:
4 gelatin leaves
10.6 oz. (300g) cream cheese
3.5 oz. (100g) sour cream
1/4 cup (50g) sugar (or xylitol)
zest of 1/2 organic orange
7 oz. (200g) mango pureé
7 oz. (200g) heavy cream
5.3 oz. (150g) mango, diced
For the mango layer:
2 gelatin leaves
7 oz. (200g) mango pureé
2 tbsp. confectioners’ sugar
For the decoration:
approx. 20 ladyfingers
some whipped cream
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a springform tin (8 inches/20cm) with baking parchment and set aside. Peel the mangoes, cut along the stone and dice the flesh – puree the listed amounts in the recipe separately and set aside.
2. Add the eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla extract to a large bowl and mix on high speed until light and fluffy for about 4-5 minutes. Mix the flour with baking powder, sift into the bowl and fold in. Fill the batter into the prepared baking tin, smooth out the top and bake for 22-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Take out of the oven and run a knife immediately around the cake to loosen it from the baking tin, remove from the tin and place with the baking parchment on a wire rack to cool down.
3. Remove the baking parchment from the cooled cake and cut off about 0.2 inches around the edges. Place on a serving plate, inside an adjustable cake ring. Trim the ladyfingers on one side so that they all have a flat end. Place the ladyfingers between the cake base and the cake ring with the cut side facing down (and the sugared side facing outwards) – pull the cake ring together so that the base and the ladyfingers stick together and you got a nice edge with no large gaps. Set aside.
4. Add the gelatin leaves for the filling in a bowl with cold water and let soak for about 5-7 minutes. Add the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar, and orange zest to a large bowl and mix to combine. Set aside. Squeeze the gelatine leaves and place in a small pot – heat up and let dissolve. Add some mango puree and mix. Gradually add the rest of the puree and stir in. Add this mixture to the bowl with the cream cheese and stir in. Whisk the heavy cream until stiff peaks form and then fold into the cream cheese mixture. Fold in the mango pieces as well. Fill this mixture into the prepared form with the base and ladyfingers and smooth out the top. Place in the refrigerator for about one hour.
5. Add the gelatin leaves for the mango layer in a bowl with cold water and let soak for about 5-7 minutes, squeeze a bit and then dissolve it in a small pot at medium heat. Gradually add the mango purée and mix in. Add the confectioners’ sugar and mix in. Pour on top of the cake, smooth out and place the Charlotte back in the fridge for 3-4 hours.
6. Remove the cake ring from the cooled Charlotte, decorate with some whipped cream and serve.
Keywords: cheesecake, mango, Charlotte, cake