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Easy Cheesecake

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Prep: 20 minutes Cook:


Serves 8

Simple cheesecake recipe

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  • 200g digestive biscuits
  • 100g butter (block butter is best)
  • 300g cream cheese (philadelphia)
  • 60g icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • half a teason lemon juice
  • 300 ml double cream
  • topping - jam, strawberries etc.


  1. Crush digestive biscuits in a plastic bag with rolling pin, until they are like crumbs, add the softened/melted butter

  2. Press the mixture into a 20cm tin, press a little up the sides to form a ridge

  3. Beat together cream cheese, icing sugar, vanilla extract and lemon juice in a bowl until smooth

  4. lightly whip the double cream and fold into mixture

  5. Spoon over the base and smooth with spatula

  6. Put in the fridge for 3 hours

  7. When you are ready to serve, unmould it and put on topping of your choice

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