No bake lime cheesecake

No bake lime cheesecake


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About this recipe: A deliciously different no-bake cheesecake with a gingery base and creamy lime filling. It's tart, tangy and absolutely delicious. It's super-easy to make and can be made a few days in advance.


Makes: 1 26cm round cheesecake

  • 175g ginger nut biscuits, crushed into crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 70g unsalted butter, melted
  • 7g powdered gelatine
  • 150ml lime juice
  • 600ml double cream, divided
  • 250g white chocolate, chopped
  • 675g cream cheese, softened
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons grated lime zest

Prep:45min  ›  Extra time:8hr chilling  ›  Ready in:8hr45min 

  1. Combine biscuit crumbs and sugar in a large bowl. Pour in melted butter and mix thoroughly. Press into the bottom and 2.5cm up the sides of a 26cm round springform tin.
  2. Sprinkle the gelatine over the lime juice in a small bowl and set aside to soften. Bring 125ml double cream to a simmer in a heavy pan. Remove from heat and stir in the white chocolate until melted. Mix the gelatine into the chocolate until well combined; set aside to cool. Beat remaining double cream to stiff peaks in a large bowl and set aside.
  3. Beat the cream cheese with the sugar with an electric mixer until well blended. Slowly blend chocolate mixture into cream cheese, then mix in lime zest. Fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture and pour into prepared base. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

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Reviews (7)


Amazing recipe - I have made this a couple of times and it always disappears in minutes, - 04 Jun 2012


This cheesecake is absolutely beautiful! Has been requested many times since I made it the first time, and is always a massive hit, very yummy indeed! - 13 Dec 2012


My family and friends adore this cheesecake. They are always asking for it. Everytime I make it they ask me to make them one too, currently making a batch of 9!!! - 13 Jun 2012

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