Japanese Souffle Cheesecake

Japanese Souffle Cheesecake


Make this to wow at any celebration. The best ever pillowy soft, light & heavenly cheesecake with chocolate swirl. It’s a perfect summer dessert.


  • 180g cream cheese
  • 70g whole milk
  • 3 small egg yolks
    or 2 large egg yolks
  • 55g plain flour
  • 15g corn flour
  • 4, small egg whites or
    3 large egg whites
  • 70g sugar, optional
  • 1 tsp dark cocoa powder
  • cake batter, optional


  1. In a saucepan, heat the cream cheese over low heat, add milk, stir until melted. Turn off the heat, add egg yolks one at a time and sieved flour. whisk the mixture not more than 10 times, because it’s very important not to over mix at this point.
  2. Whisk egg whites until foamy and add sugar a little bit at a time until stiff peaks, the peak stands straight up when the beaters are lifted from the mixture about 5 minutes.
  3. Folding cake batter into a whites and mix until incorporated. Pour the batter into oval cake pan 21.5cm x 10cm, deep 6cm. Use 1 tsp dark cocoa powder, mix with the remaining batter. Place the bag inside a tall cup, spoon your chocolate batter inside the bag, snip off the corner. gently squeeze and use a chopstick or whatever tools can create any pattern you wanted on the top of cakes before you bake it to get a lovely effect.
  4. Use a large baking pan for a cold water bath and bake in non-preheated rather than in preheated oven at 150°C for 45 minutes. Sit in the oven for 15 minutes, until it reach room temperature, typically 55°C.
  5. Dropping the cake pan from high to prevent the cake to shrink too much during cooling. Make sure cakes are properly cooled before cutting them. Use a sharp and hot knife to cut the cake and present individual plated. Serve immediately or chill in a fridge overnight.