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About this recipe: This creamy cheesecake is easy to make and tastes delicious. Try drizzling it with melted chocolate, topping it with tinned fruit filling or fresh seasonal fruit.


Makes: 1 23cm round cheesecake

  • 125g digestive biscuits, crushed into crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 50g margarine, melted
  • 685g cream cheese
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 475ml soured cream

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. In a medium bowl, combine digestive biscuit crumbs, 3 tablespoons sugar, cinnamon and melted margarine. Mix all ingredients well and press into bottom and sides of a 23cm round springform tin.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Blend in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and salt. Fold in the soured cream.
  3. Pour batter into springform tin. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour. Turn off oven and leave cake in for at least 30 minutes.

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