When I cook I usually don't measure. So now that my babies are all grown up, I started to cook all their favorite foods with measuring cups, spoons, pencil, and a notebook by my side, recording every step for future references.
Dinner table is that special place where all the family gathers to exchange events of the day, to share special moments, and to make important announcement. And if good home cooked food is served on that table, these gatherings become even more precious and memorable.
Preheat oven to 350*F and butter 9’’ spring form. In a small bowl, mix together flour, salt, and baking powder. Beat egg whites into egg white fluff together with 2 tbsp of sugar. Beat together egg yolks and sugar until white. With hand whisk, mix in flour and melted butter. Gradually add egg whites fluff and spoon batter into baking form. Bake for no more than 10 minutes. Set aside to cool completely.
Ingredients for cheesecake batter:
2 cups frozen yellow peaches, thawed
2 tbsp sugar (or more, to satisfy your taste)
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp corn starch
2 8oz. packets Neufchatel cheese, softened at room temperature
1 14oz. can sweetened condensed milk
1 tbsp water
In a blender or food processor, combine thawed peaches, sugar, and corn starch. Process until smooth. Pour into a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Boil and stir for 2 minutes. Set aside 2/3 cup of peach sauce and let it cool completely. Cover and refrigerate remaining sauce for serving.
In a bowl, beat Neufchatel cheese until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk. Add lemon juice and water, mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, and mix until combined.
Pour half of the Neufchatel cheese mixture over the sponge cake. Drop 1/3 cup of peach sauce by ½ tsp onto the Neufchatel cheese layer. Carefully spoon remaining Neufchatel cheese mixture over sauce. Drop remaining 1/3 cup of peach sauce on the top. With a knife or toothpick swirl peach sauce dropped on the top.
Bake in 300*F preheated oven for 45 – 50 minutes or until center is almost set.
Cool on a rack for 10 minutes, take out from the baking pan, and cool for another hour.
Refrigerate over night. Remove side pan and serve with peach sauce.