Cottage Cheesecake

Cottage Cheesecake


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About this recipe: A simple cheesecake made from cottage cheese, not cream cheese. It's lower in calories and fat than the average cheesecake. Serve with fresh berries or your favourite topping.

Sheryl K.

Makes: 1 20cm square cheesecake

  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 85g digestive biscuits, crushed into crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 450g cottage cheese
  • 125ml milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3. Melt butter in a 20cm square dish. Stir in biscuit crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Pat over bottom and onto sides of dish. Set aside.
  2. In a liquidiser, combine cottage cheese, milk, eggs, flour, lemon juice, vanilla, 130g sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Blend until smooth. Pour into prepared base.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 60 minutes or until filling is firm. Allow to cool completely.

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Reviews (2)


A very nice cheesecake with a traditional baked texture. It would be good to have a calorie count with the recipe. I used lime juice rather than lemon juice for a bit more zing. - 12 Jun 2013


- Rated on - 22 Nov 2015

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