No bake creamy lime cheesecake

No bake creamy lime cheesecake


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About this recipe: This creamy no bake lime cheesecake is an absolute favourite in our household and often requested for parties and picnics.


Makes: 1 creamy lime cheesecake

  • 250g digestive biscuits, crushed
  • 120g unsalted butter, melted
  • 15g powdered gelatine
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • zest and juice of 3 limes
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 85g caster sugar
  • 225g cream cheese, softened
  • 150ml double cream

Prep:20min  ›  Extra time:8hr setting  ›  Ready in:8hr20min 

  1. Mix crushed biscuits and butter together; spread over and press down into an 18cm loose bottomed cake tin.
  2. Dissolve the gelatine in 3 tablespoons of warm water and 3 tablespoons lime juice. Soak for 10 minutes and allow to swell. Melt over a low heat.
  3. Beat egg yolks with sugar in a large bowl and add the lime zest. Add dissolved gelatine and cream cheese and beat until a smooth consistency is obtained. Add cream and mix well.
  4. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into the cream cheese mixture. Turn onto biscuit crumb base; transfer to fridge to set for 8 hours.

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