Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 75 mins | Total Time: 1 hr 30 mins | Yield: 8 Servings
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3 and 1/3 c flour
2 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
2/3 c butter-cold and cut in cubes
Grated zest from 1 lemon(optional)
1/3 c light brown sugar
1/3 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Blueberry Cheesecake Filling:
8 ounces mascarpone
8 ounces cream cheese softened
½ c + 2 Tablespoons caster sugar
2 tbsp corn starch
1 tsp vanilla
1 and 2/3 c of blueberries
½ c powdered sugar
2–3 tsp milk
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Line with parchment paper and apply cooking spray a 9-inch springform pan.
Step 3: Add the flour, baking powder, brown sugar, lemon zest, sugar, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Stir until well combined.
Step 4: Add the butter into the flour mixture and mix with your hands until well combined.
Step 5: Add the vanilla and eggs. Mix again until well combined and crumbly.
Step 6: Transfer 2/3 of the mixture onto the prepared pan and gently press it. Put it inside the fridge.
Step 7: In a medium mixing bowl, add the mascarpone, cream cheese, cornstarch, vanilla, and sugar. Whisk until well mixed.
Step 8: Add eggs and mix until just combined.
Step 9: Spread 1/2 of the cheesecake mixture over the chilled crust.
Step 10: Spread about 2/3 cups of the blueberries over the cheesecake mixture, then followed by the rest of the cheesecake mixture. Repeat until everything is arranged in layers.
Step 11: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 65 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean after inserting it in the middle.
Step 12: In a small mixing bowl, add milk and powdered sugar. Whisk until well blended.
Step 13: Remove the cake from the oven and spread the glaze over the top.
Step 14: Allow it to cool at room temperature completely.
Step 15: Serve and enjoy!