Luscious Cheesecake

    1 hour 20 min

    This is a deliciously different cheesecake. It's made with the curds of cottage cheese and not cream cheese. You can use ricotta instead, if preferred.

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    Makes: 1 23cm cheesecake

    • 115g melba toast
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 110g margarine, melted
    • 475g drained and dried cottage cheese (or ricotta)
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 4 eggs
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 250ml double cream
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Crush melba toast into crumbs. In a medium bowl, combine crumbs, 100g sugar, cinnamon and melted margarine. Mix well and press into the bottom and sides of a 23cm springform tin.
    2. In a large bowl, cream cottage cheese and 200g sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in the flour and salt. Mix in cream and vanilla.
    3. Pour batter into base and bake in preheated oven for 1 hour. Cool completely before removing from tin.

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