Manuka honey cheesecake with raspberries

Manuka honey cheesecake with raspberries

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Prep: 15 mins


Serves 2

This fruity summer cheesecake can be part-prepared a day ahead

Nutrition and extra info


  • kcal764
  • fat63g
  • saturates37g
  • carbs47g
  • sugars34g
  • fibre2g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.84g
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  • 4 lemon shortbread biscuits (about 85g)
  • 140g full fat soft cheese
  • 50ml double cream
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp manuka honey, plus 1 tsp extra



    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 125g punnet raspberry



    A member of the rose family, raspberries have a wonderfully intense, sweet taste, and many…


  1. Sit 2 x 9cm metal rings on 2 small serving plates. Crush the biscuits in a bag with a rolling pin, then divide between the rings, pressing down to form the base.

  2. Put the soft cheese in a bowl, then whisk together with the double cream, sugar and 2 tbsp honey until soft peaks form. Spoon the mixture into the rings, then spread the top flat. You can chill the cheesecakes now until ready to serve.

  3. Crush a third of the raspberries with 1 tsp honey, then gently fold in the rest. Using a blowtorch, warm around the edge of the ring and lift off – or use a knife to run around the inside of the ring, and lift off. Spoon over the raspberries and serve.

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11th Aug, 2016
I love that this recipe uses Manuka honey because it's so good for us! It also has an interesting, strong flavor that isn't like regular store-bought honey. To find out about all the good things Manuka honey can do for you, check out It's even good for your pets!
10th Mar, 2014
This recipe was great only thing that the recipe missed out on was the butter with the biscuits to make sure it stays. My biscuit ended up like a crumbly mess!
12th Feb, 2012
Really nice! I like that this cheesecake is not too sweet and super quick and easy to make!
7th Apr, 2011
I made this recipe for Mother's Day dinner for my parents last weekend. It wasn't bad, but the raspberries I had weren't as sweet as I would have liked. I wonder if the Manuka honey would have helped as I used ordinary honey. I also used Strawberry & Cream shortbread as I couldn't get hold of any lemon, and I made them in individual sundae dishes rather than in rings. I enjoyed it, but found them a bit too heavy, and half of one would have sufficed. And I definitely could have done with sweetening the raspberries in some way as they were too bitter. I will probably make it again, but change a few things.
20th Mar, 2011
Very tasty and looks great!! :0)
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13th Nov, 2010
geekgirl101, you should not have baked it with the blow torch, just slighty warmed the ring to help loosen it!
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19th Oct, 2010
Mine didn't look like the picture. My result was a blackened gooey mess of shattered crockery, molten metal, and flame-grilled cheese on burnt biscuits. I don't think the blow torch was a good idea.
20th Sep, 2010
Look's like a lovely treat will try it this weekend and will let you's now how it turned out.
14th Oct, 2009
i tried this but put fudge slices on the cream cheese it was lovely
30th Sep, 2009
Hmm.. the cheese looks very interesting. When you buy the cheese do u just look for cream cheese?


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