Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Strawberry and vanilla baked cheesecake

Strawberry and vanilla baked cheesecake

Strawberries are the hero in this beautiful baked cheesecake recipe. You can make the recipe the day before serving, making it perfect for a summer dinner party.

Ingredients
For the cheesecake

300g digestive biscuits
60g melted butter
6-7g tub freeze-dried strawberries (from Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and Ocado)
600g full-fat cream cheese
150g caster sugar
1 tbsp plain flour
Grated zest and juice 2 large lemons
3 medium free-range eggs, plus 2 yolks
200ml soured cream
1 vanilla pod, seeds scraped
For the topping

500g small British strawberries, some halved, some left whole
3 tbsp caster sugar
Good splash Cointreau or other orange liqueur
Juice ½ lemon

Baked rhubarb and orange cheesecake


Baked rhubarb and orange cheesecake

This baked cheesecake recipe combines classic British favourite rhubarb with fresh, juicy orange.

And if you love rhubarb with a bit of citrus, then you’ll also love our rhubarb and lemon baked cheesecake.

Ingredients
800g rhubarb (untrimmed weight)
1 large orange
250g caster sugar

For the base

75g unsalted butter
200g digestive biscuits, crushed
2 tbsp demerara sugar
For topping

Butter for greasing
900g full-fat cream cheese, such as Philadelphia
250g caster sugar, plus 1 tbsp
3 tbsp plain flour
Pinch of salt
Grated zest of 1 small orange, plus 1 tbsp orange juice
3 large free-range eggs, plus 1 large egg yolk
400ml soured cream
2 tsp lemon juice


Baked yogurt cheesecake

Baked yogurt cheesecake

Cheesecakes aren’t usually considered a healthy dessert, but this Greek baked yogurt version is lower in calories and fat than most others.

Ingredients
500g 1.5-per-cent-fat cottage cheese
500ml fat-free Greek yogurt
4 tbsp runny honey, plus 8 tsp for drizzling
1 large free-range egg
1 tbsp cornflour
1 tsp vanilla extract
40g toasted walnut pieces, roughly chopped


For the base

50g reduced-fat wheatmeal biscuits, crushed
50g Grape-Nuts
½ tsp ground cinnamon
30g extra-light low-fat spread, melted

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