Japanese Souffle Cheesecake


180g cream cheese

70g whole milk

3 small egg yolks

or 2 large egg yolks

55g plain flour

15g corn flour

4, small egg whites or

3 large egg whites

70g sugar, optional

1 tsp dark cocoa powder

cake batter, optional


In a saucepan, heat the cream cheese over low heat, add milk, stir until melted. Turn off the heat, add egg yolks one at a time and sieved flour. whisk the mixture not more than 10 times, because it’s very important not to over mix at this point.

Whisk egg whites until foamy and add sugar a little bit at a time until stiff peaks, the peak stands straight up when the beaters are lifted from the mixture about 5 minutes.

Folding cake batter into a whites and mix until incorporated. Pour the batter into oval cake pan 21.5cm x 10cm, deep 6cm. Use 1 tsp dark cocoa powder, mix with the remaining batter. Place the bag inside a tall cup, spoon your chocolate batter inside the bag, snip off the corner. gently squeeze and use a chopstick or whatever tools can create any pattern you wanted on the top of cakes before you bake it to get a lovely effect.

Use a large baking pan for a cold water bath and bake in non-preheated rather than in preheated oven at 150°C for 45 minutes. Sit in the oven for 15 minutes, until it reach room temperature, typically 55°C.

Dropping the cake pan from high to prevent the cake to shrink too much during cooling. Make sure cakes are properly cooled before cutting them. Use a sharp and hot knife to cut the cake and present individual plated. Serve immediately or chill in a fridge overnight.

Enjoy your Japanese Souffle Cheesecake.