Cheese Cake (2)

As promised, here is the second Cheese Cake recipe.  This has to be the ultimate unbaked cheese cake and I have yet to find somebody who doesn’t like.  If you want to take it up a notch, grate your favourite chocolate over the top.  Either way, it’s perfection with every mouthful.

Cheese Cake

 

Ingredients

Base
30ml castor sugar
½ packet Marie biscuits crushed
50ml butter

Filling
397g tin condensed milk
125ml lemon juice
250ml creamed cottage cheese
Chocolate for grating over the top – optional

Method

Base

  1. Mix the castor sugar with the biscuits.
  2. Melt the butter and add to the biscuits and mix until the biscuits are well coated.
  3. Press into a greased pie dish and refrigerate.

 

Filling

  1. Combine the condensed milk with the lemon juice and beat until thick.
  2. Add the cream cheese and mix well.
  3. Pour the mixture into the biscuit base.
  4. Grate chocolate over the top and refrigerate.

 

Submitted by:  Mandy Frielinghaus, Mauritius

Cheese Cake (1)

I absolutely love cheese cake and even more when it is an unbaked version.  This is the first of two recipes I want to share with you and both are guaranteed to be a hit with the lovers of the baked variety.

Cheese Cake

 

Ingredients

Base
4 tbsp butter
1 tbsp golden syrup
150g Marie biscuits crushed

Cake
6 tbsp castor sugar
2 eggs separated
½ tsp vanilla essence
Juice of 1 lemon
340g cream cheese
142ml cream
1 tsp gelatine
2 tbsp water

Method

Base

  1. Melt the butter and syrup together and mix into the crumbs.
  2. Press down well into a loose-bottomed tin and place in the fridge.

Cake

  1. Put the sugar in a bowl with the egg yolks and whisk over hot water until creamy and pale.
  2. Add the vanilla essence and lemon juice and whisk until the mixture is cool.
  3. Add the cream cheese and whisk until mixed through.
  4. Whip the cream and add to the mixture.
  5. Dissolve the gelatine in the water over a gentle heat and add to the mixture, mixing in well.
  6. Fold in the beaten egg whites.
  7. Pour over the hardened crust and refrigerate.

 

  Submitted by:  Raë Smit, Pretoria