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By bakingchef15 (GoodFood Community)
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  • 4oz digestive biscuits
  • 1/2 level tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 butter, melted
  • 12oz cottage or curd cheese
  • Yolks and whites of 3 standard eggs
  • 4oz caster sugar
  • 2 level tbsp custard powder or cornflour
  • 1 level tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • 4 tbsp fresh double cream


  • STEP 1
    Crush biscuits. Mix with cinnamon and melted butter.
  • STEP 2
    Use to cover base of a 18cm/7inch loose bottomed buttered round cake tin.
  • STEP 3
    Rub cottage cheese, if used, through sieve.
  • STEP 4
    Add egg yolks, 75g/3oz sugar, custard powder or cornflour, lemon rind and double cream to cottage or curd cheese. Mix well.
  • STEP 5
    Beat egg whites until stiff snow. Gently fold in rest of sugar.
  • STEP 6
    Fold into cheese mixture with large metal spoon. Pour into tin. Bake in oven for 150c/300f or gas mark 2. For 1 hour.
  • STEP 7
    Turn off heat and open oven door. Leave cake in oven for further 30 min.
  • STEP 8
    Gently remove from tin when cold.

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