Light baked cheesecake

    Light baked cheesecake

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    About this recipe: I wanted a fairly light version of a cheesecake for my first one so I used 0% Greek yoghurt and as a result got a light, mousse-like cheesecake. Play around with the biscuits you use for the base - you can use light digestives or amaretti. Both are lighter choices!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • For the base
    • 180g biscuits, crushed
    • 40g butter, softened
    • For the cheesecake
    • 500g 0% Greek yoghurt
    • 60g fromage frais
    • 3 eggs, separated
    • 2 tablespoons plain flour
    • 60g caster sugar
    • 1 lemon, juice only

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. For the base: Crush the biscuits to coarse crumbs. Add the softened butter and mix, then line a cake tin with this mixture. Refrigerate.
    3. For the filling: Whisk the Greek yoghurt and fromage frais with the egg yolks, stir in the flour, caster sugar and lemon juice. Whisk the egg whites until stiff and fold into the yoghurt mixture.
    4. Pour this filling over the chilled base. Bake for 40 minutes. Cool and refrigerate before serving.

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