Xmas in July plum pudding cheesecake

Xmas in July plum pudding cheesecake


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About this recipe: In Australia we have this at Xmas. Being that it is stinking hot with 40+ C. This cheesecake is to die for. Use plain biscuit crumbs if you don't have chocolate. You can also use vanilla instead of rum extract.

clarefisher Western Australia, Australia

Serves: 8 

  • 200g plain chocolate biscuit crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon each nutmeg and cinnamon
  • 125g melted butter
  • Filling
  • 500g cream cheese
  • 150g sugar
  • 3 beaten eggs
  • 1 tablespoon rum or a 1/2 tsp of rum extract
  • 200g of mixed dried fruit

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:8hr chilling  ›  Ready in:9hr20min 

  1. Prepare pastry case. Combine biscuit crumbs, nutmeg, cinnamon and butter. Press into a 20cm springform tin. Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  2. Mix filling ingredients together and pour over prepared base.
  3. Bake slow to moderate oven (170-180 C / Gas 3-4) for 1 hour or till firm. (Place a bowl of water on the lower rack.)
  4. Cool in oven with door ajar. Refrigerate overnight before serving.


Decorate with whipped cream and strawberries, fruit, etc.

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You won't be sorry you made this. Everyone asks for the recipe - 31 Mar 2014

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