The Cheesecake Cake by Chef Leyla

  • Serves 8
  • 40 Mins


  • 6 eggs at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp lemon zest

Cooking Directions

  1. Beat the eggs adding the sugar gradually until color turns pale and doubled in size
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour and baking powder
  3. Add flour mix to the eggs mix and fold in the ingredients along with the lemon zest
  4. Pour the batter into a greased pan lined with parchment paper
  5. Bake in a preheated oven on 180 degrees Celsius for about 25 minutes or until the surface is golden
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely

For the cheesecake filling:

  1. 15 Kiri squares
  2. 1/2 cup cream
  3. 1/2 cup icing sugar
  4. 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Mix all the ingredients together and beat well until no lumps are seen
  2. When the cake is completely cooled, cut it in half, as an option, drizzle layers with light syrup.
  3. Top the first layer with strawberry jam or fresh processed strawberries.
  4. Top the second layer with cheesecake mix
  5. Assemble the cake and refrigerate until serving
  6. Before serving, dust the cake with icing sugar, and top it with fresh strawberries.
  7. Serve