Strawberry cheese-cake

Recipe from: 11/1/2005 12:00:00 AM
cheesecake

Ingredients 15
Servings 20
Time 00:20

Ingredients

  • 2
    packets Marie biscuits, crushed
  • 5
    ml
    cinnamon
  • 45
    ml
    sugar
  • 250
    ml
    margarine, melted
  • 1000
    g
    Filling: creamed cottage cheese
  • 4
    eggs
  • 250
    ml
    sugar
  • 500
    ml
    thick cream
  • 60
    ml
    lemon juice
  • 65
    ml
    flour
  • 30
    ml
    custard powder
  • 2
    ml
    salt
  • 1
    punnet
    strawberries, halved and hulled
  • 250
    ml
    water
  • 250
    ml
    sugar
 

Method

01:20
 
Mix biscuit crumbs, cinnamon and sugar together. Add margarine and mix well.

Press into a large (24cm), well-greased loose-bottomed cake tin. Chill well.

Beat cottage cheese and eggs together. Gradually beat in sugar.

Add cream and lemon juice, and beat until smooth.

Fold in flour, custard powder and salt. Beat well.

Pour onto biscuit base. Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes, then at 160°C for a further 45-50 minutes. Allow to cool in tin.

For the topping: Arrange strawberry halves over cake.

Bring water to the boil, add sugar and simmer gently until a thick syrup forms. Brush syrup over strawberries.

Refrigerate until needed.

 

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