Luscious Cheesecake

Luscious Cheesecake


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About this recipe: 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.

Mary Lou Ceparski

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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