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Lemon Cheesecake
Lemon Cheesecake

Lemon Cheesecake

4 hours 30 mins
10 mins

An amazingly light, mousse-like textured cheesecake recipe with a good crunchy biscuit base - delicious!

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  • Ingredients
  • Method


  • 1 packet plain wine or digestive biscuits crumbled (easily done in a food processor)
  • 125g butter, melted
  • 1 packet lemon jelly
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
  • 400g Meadow Fresh Cream Cheese
  • ¾ cup Chelsea White Sugar
  • 375ml can evaporated milk well chilled (keep in fridge overnight)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

Chelsea Products in Recipe

White Sugar

White Sugar

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It is not Christmas without Grandad's cheesecake. Over some passed seasons our cheesecake flopped as we tried to recall recipe, but whatever it was met with joy and delight. That was until we found this recipe and found out how we we went wrong. Thanks from 5 tribes of Hattons

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Mix crushed biscuit crumbs and melted Tararua Butter. Press into the base of a 21cm spring form well-greased cake tin. Bake for 10 minutes at 150°C. Cool.

Melt jelly in boiling water. Add rind and juice of the lemon. 

Beat the Meadow Fresh Cream Cheese with the Chelsea White Sugar, add to jelly, stirring until well combined and creamy smooth.

In a separate bowl, whip chilled evaporated milk until thick and fold into mixture. Add vanilla essence.

Pour into crumb base and put in fridge for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.

Tip: Garnish with berries


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