Recipe: No-Bake Cheesecake

Even if its the first time you’re going into the kitchen, its going to be a good start for you.
This quick and easy cheesecake is delicious and doesn’t require the oven. The crumbly base is a mix of digestive biscuits and shortbread.
Anyone can make it, Its really just “a piece of cake”

Serves: 8

  1. 75g (3 oz) digestive biscuits, finely crushed
  2. 75g (3 oz) shortbread, finely crushed
  3. 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  4. 3 1/2 tablespoons caster sugar
  5. 1 (200g) tub cream cheese
  6. 5 tablespoons caster sugar
  7. 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  8. 120ml (4 fl oz) cream, whipped
  9. strawberry syrup & sliced fresh strawberries or other fruit (optional)

Preparation method
Prep: 15 mins | Extra time: 1 hour 45 mins

  1. In a bowl, mix together digestive biscuit crumbs, shortbread crumbs, melted butter and 3 1/2 tablespoons sugar.
  2. Press biscuit mixture into an 18 cm loose bottomed cake tin and place in refrigerator until ready for use.
  3. In another bowl, beat cream cheese, remaining sugar and lemon juice.
  4. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture and spread over the biscuit base.
  5. Freeze cheesecake for 1 hour, covered with aluminium foil. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.
  6. If desired, top with strawberry syrup and sliced strawberries or any kind of fruit topping when serving.

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