Desserts

MAPLE CHEESECAKE IN A JAR WITH FRESH FRUITS AND ALMOND CRUMBLE


Ingredients

Almond crumble 

  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) almonds, chopped
  • 190 ml (3/4 cup) quick cooking rolled oats
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) maple sugar
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) butter, melted

Cheese filling

  • 2 packs (250 g/9 oz. each) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) maple syrup (preferably amber for its rich taste)

Fruit filling

  • 1 box of fresh raspberries or strawberries
  • 2 clementines, peeled and in wedges
  • Some pomegranate seeds
  • A few fresh mint leaves, minced
  • 190 ml (3/4 cup) maple syrup (preferably amber for its rich taste)
Preparation time
30 minutes
Cooking time
10 minutes
Servings
12 portions
Method

Almond crumble 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 °C (400 °F), with cooking grid in the middle.
  2. In a bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Add the melted butter and mix until the mixture is just moistened and sticks to the fingers. Spread over cookie sheet.
  3. Bake in center of oven for about 10 minutes or until the crumble is well browned. Let cool on a rack, and break into pieces if necessary.

Cheese filling

  1. In medium size bowl, whisk cheese and maple syrup to obtain a smooth, homogeneous mixture.

Fruit filling

  1. Mix all the ingredients.

Mounting

  1. Spread the fruit filling at the bottom of each jar. Fill with cheese mixture and top it all with the crumble.

Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.

Additional information

Refrigeration time: 1 hour