Chai Cheesecake

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Chef at Elmstock Tea

East meets west in this spiced up version of an American favorite

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Turn oven on at 375.
  2. Blend crumbs, ½ cup sugar and soft butter, cinnamon in a mixing bowl.
  3. Grease 10 inch spring form pan.
  4. Spread mixture on the bottom and halfway up the sides.
  5. Bake for 8 minutes at 350, remove from oven and set aside.
  6. Brew Chai tea bag in ¼ cup boiling water for 4 minutes (not any longer).
  7. Mix softened cream cheese, sugar and cream or yoghurt until smooth.
  8. Add lightly beaten eggs, flour, Chai tea, vanilla and lemon rind. Mix well.
  9. Pour into prepared baked pie crust and return to oven for 15 minutes at 350.
  10. Reduce oven to 325 and bake for 45-50 minutes more.
  11. Cool pie for ½ hour.
  12. Refrigerate for at least 5 hours.
  13. Garnish with orange or lemon rind curled around a stick of fresh cinnamon.

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