- STEP 1
For the Crust: In a bowl stir together crushed digestive biscuits and melted butter. (Put the biscuits into a freezer bag and bash them with a rolling pin or similar.)Turn into a 9-inch springform pan (one that the base separates from the sides to make it easy to remove after baking). Bake in a 375°F (190°C) oven for 10 minutes. Cool. Reduce the oven temperature to 300°F (150°C).
- STEP 2
For the Filling: Beat softened cream cheese in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add 1 cup sugar; beating until fluffy. Add 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel and vanilla. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Pour into the shell and bake for 1 hour, or until the center is set. Cool then spread with the strawberry glaze. Chill for 3 hours.
- STEP 3
For the Topping: spread a thin layer of jam over the top of the cheesecake and sit fresh fruit onto this. Glaze with a thin layer more of jam if desired.