Vanilla Cheesecake Topped with Fresh Berries

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 10 minutes
  • 6 servings
Vanilla Cheesecake Topped with Fresh Berries

This cheesecake requires only one hour of your time and a few simple ingredients like biscuits, cream cheese, and lime zest. Though it looks decadently delicious and might be a bit intimidating for some, in fact, it can be done in the warmth of your kitchen with great results. Follow the steps!

Ingredients


For the base:

9 ounces of digestive biscuits
½ cup melted butter

For the mixture:

1 ½ pounds of cream cheese
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons of cornflour
2 eggs
½ cup heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
fresh berries for serving

Steps

  1. Add the digestive biscuits to the mixer bowl and crush them. Add the melted butter and mix some more.
  2. Transfer this mixture to an 8 x 2 inch (20 x 5 cm) round cake pan. Evenly spread it and press it gently using a spatula. Bake for 10 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.
  3. For the mixture:

    Add the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and cornflour to the mixer’s bowl. Mix a little and add the eggs. Mix some more.

  4. Add the whipping cream, lemon zest, and vanilla extract. Mix until even.
  5. Evenly layer this mixture over the biscuit base. Bake for 45 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.
  6. Serve it topped with blackberries, raspberries, and red currants.

2 Comments

    • Well, they are a Scottish invention more than a century old, a little underused, we think. These guys were meant (and still are) to ease the digestion process by means of their whole grain content, malt extract, and sodium bicarbonate.

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