- 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.