Individual cheesecake with “‘kourabie” (sugar bun) and red berry sauce

A recipe by Alexander Papandreou
2h 15 min 12 servings

500g Arla ® fresh cream cheese

350g Arla ® whipping cream

90g powdered sugar

Zest of 1 lime

Zest of 1 lemon

2 tsps vanilla extract

800g kourabiedes (sugar buns)

80g Lurpak ® butter

For the sauce

260g red fruit

1 tbsp butter

80 ml commandaria

1 tbsp brown sugar

Individual cheesecake with “‘kourabie” (sugar bun) and red berry sauce


In a saucepan melt butter over medium heat. In a bowl, break kourabiedes in large pieces and drizzle butter over them. Stir well.

Divide the kourabiedes mixture in the bowls, but be careful not to press it.

Add in a mizer, Arla® fresh cream cheese, powdered sugar, the zests of lime and lemon and vanilla extract and beat well with a wire.

Add Arla® whipping cream and keep beating until you have a fluffy cream.

Divide the cream into bowls and place them in the fridge for at least 2 hours before serving.

In a non-stick pan, over high heat, add the red fruit and brown sugar and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Αdd commandaria at the end, add butter and reduce until sauce thickens.

Serve cheesecakes with the red berry sauce on top.

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