Lime quark-cheesecake

    5 hours 30 min

    A Dutch treat! A light tasting no-bake cheesecake made with quark soft cheese, cream, gelatine and lime. The base is made with coconut biscuits, but you can use digestives as well.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 120g coconut biscuits or digestives, crushed
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 55g butter, melted
    • 450g quark
    • 250ml double cream
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 60g caster sugar
    • 12g gelatine powder
    • juice and zest of 1 or 2 limes

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr10min  ›  Extra time:4hr  ›  Ready in:5hr30min 

    1. To make the base: Mix biscuit crumbs with 1 tablespoon sugar and the melted butter. Press into bottom of a 23cm greased and lined springform tin.
    2. Beat the cream with 1 tablespoon of sugar until stiff. Combine quark, whipped cream and 60g sugar in a large bowl and mix. Add lime zest.
    3. Heat lime juice in a saucepan on low heat and add gelatine powder. Stir until powder is dissoved, about couple of minutes.
    4. Add lime-gelatine to the quark mixture and stir. Pour the mixture over the biscuit base in the tin and smooth out evenly with a spatula.
    5. Cover the cheesecake with foil or plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.

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