No-Bake Plum Cheesecake

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 2 hours and 20 minutes
  • 6 servings

Pan-frying plums in butter and sugar may not be an ordinary day in the kitchen for you. However, the warm, mouth-watering, juicy sweetness and the intense dark red and orange hues are truly irresistible. Pairing them with the creamy filling and the crunchy base just makes things incredibly delicious.

Ingredients Needed for No-Bake Plum Cheesecake

    For the base:

    8 ounces of cookie (some 15 biscuits)
    ⅓ cup melted butter

    For the filling:

    1 ½ cups of mascarpone
    ½ cup sour cream
    1 tablespoon honey

    For the topping:

    3 ounces of butter
    ¼ cup brown sugar
    ¼ cup water
    6 large plums halved
    lime zest for garnishing

How to Make No-Bake Plum Cheesecake

  1. For the base:

    Add the cookies to a blender and blend them. Transfer to a bowl, add the melted butter and mix. Set aside.

  2. For the filling:

    Add the mascarpone, sour cream, and honey to a bowl. Mix them.

  3. Layer the cookie breadcrumbs into a cake pan and gently press them against the bottom and the flared rim. Fill this base with the mascarpone mixture and spread it evenly. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  4. For the topping:

    Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add the brown sugar and water. Stir and cook for 1 minute or so.

  5. Add the halved plums and cook for 1 minute or so on each side or until their skin breaks.
  6. Use the cooked plums to top the cake. Drizzle some of their drippings on top and garnish with lime zest.

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