Baked cheesecake baskets

These low-fat cheesecakes are also suitable for diabetics.
 
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Recipe from: 05 August 2015
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 20 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 100
    g
    phyllo pastry
  • 15
    ml
    low-fat margarine, melted
  • 10
    ml
    sugar substitute (such as Sugalite)
  • FILLING:
  • 200
    g
    smooth, fat-free cottage cheese
  • 125
    ml
    sugar substitute (such as Sugalite)
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 1
    medium egg
  • 20
    ml
    self-raising flour
  • 125
    ml
    low-fat evaporated milk
  • 10
    ml
    lemon zest
  • DECORATIONS:
  • plain fat-free yoghurt
  • fresh berries
  • fresh mint
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Preheat oven to 180°C.

Cut the phyllo pastry into 12 x 12cm squares. Prepare a glaze by mixing the melted margarine with the sugar substitute.

Grease four cupcake tins and layer four pastry squares in the bottom of each, brushing the pastry layers with the glaze as you go. Bake the pastry for five minutes.

Filling:

Beat the cottage cheese and the sugar substitute until fluffy. Add the vanilla essence and beat in the egg. Gradually add the flour, beating well after each addition. Beat in the evaporated milk. Add the lemon zest and combine well.

Pour the filling into the pastry shells and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Decorate with yoghurt, berries and fresh mint.

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