CHEESECAKE, as promised!

Discussion in 'Third Trimester' started by petchy, Nov 16, 2005.

  1. petchy

    petchy Well-Known Member

    May 31, 2005
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    for the base
    1 normal size pack of digestive biccies (or use choc chip cookies for a change!)
    about 100 grammes of butter or margarine

    melt the butter, crumble the biccies, mix and press into a round sprung cake tin, the type that comes apart. cover the bottom bit with greaseproof paper to make it easier if you want to transfer the cake to a nice plate afterwards! place in fridge to harden while you make the filling.

    for the filling
    1 normal size pack of plain philadelphia cheese
    1 pack of jelly, any flavour you want, but the jelly squares are better than the powder!
    just enough boiling water to dissolve the jelly (3-4 tablespoons-ish)
    1 tub of whipping cream, about 300 ml i believe?

    - whip the cream to soft peaks
    - make up the jelly with the 3-4 tbs water (ignore the packet instructions!)
    - mix the dissolved jelly (whilst still hot) and the philly cheese to a smooth finish
    - mix the philly + jelly mixture with the whipped cream

    now just pour the filling onto the base and leave in the fridge until it has set, probably a couple of hours at least. the filling will look runny to start with, but DON'T panic, the jelly will make it set!

    sorry about the inaccurate measurements, i don't use recipes very often and this is one i made up about 6 or 7 years back which has proved a huge success!
  2. K X

    K X Well-Known Member

    May 27, 2005
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    I am addicted to the Heinz cheesecakes just now, Strawberry Swirl. Thanks for the recipe Petchy, looks scrummy. xxx
  3. Kerry

    Kerry Well-Known Member

    May 11, 2005
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    sounds wonderful - I will try that.

    I make one with the same base and then a mixture of philadelphia, double cream, lemon juice and caster sugar for the topping.........very nice but REALLY unhealthy!! Good for your calcium levels during pregnancy though :wink:
  4. Guest

    Thank you I now love you!! :D
  5. Sarah W Baby Belly

    Sarah W Baby Belly Well-Known Member

    Jun 14, 2005
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    So do I! Sounds fab!
  6. Claudine

    Claudine Member

    Jul 4, 2005
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    Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!

    Cannot get a decent cheesecake out here, was getting desperate!

    Claudine xxx

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