Wild Hibiscus Cheesecake

April 22, 2015 21:19

Wild Hibiscus Cheesecake

 

 Recipe by: Wild Hibiscus Flower Company
Makes 1 9-inch cheesecake

1 jar (250g/8.8oz) Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup

Crust

1 cup graham cracker meal

2 Tbsp. butter, melted

2 Tbsp. superfine or baker's sugar

Cake Layer

1 cup sugar

3 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup reserved hibiscus syrup

4 eggs

1 cup sour cream

3 Tbsp. flour

Preheat oven to 350°F. Drain hibiscus flowers and reserve syrup. Cut each flower in quarters.

For crust: Mix together graham crackers, butter and sugar, and pat into bottom of 9″ spring-form

pan.

 Method

For cake layer

Beat together sugar and cream cheese until fluffy, then mix in the reserved syrup. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Mix in sour cream and flour until smooth. Pour into crust and bake in lower part of oven about 35 – 45 minutes or until the center is set but still slightly jiggly. Remove from oven and let cool completely. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight. Loosen cheesecake from rim of pan; remove rim.

To serve
Cut with a knife dipped in hot water. Scatter slices of cheesecake with hibiscus flowers.
Store leftover cheesecake refrigerated.

*If you don't have time to make cheesecake from scratch, then purchase a high-quality cheesecake and serve scattered with quartered hibiscus flowers and drizzled with the hibiscus syrup.