Lemon Cheesecake

Recipe by Norahs Girl
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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the butter and biscuits together and press into the base of a springform tin.
  • Sprinkle the gelatin over the water, allow to become spongy.
  • Dissolve by placing over boiling water or microwave for 30 seconds on medium.
  • Combine milk, egg yolks, and sugar in a pan; place on medium heat and cook, stirring until slightly thickened.
  • Pour in dissolved gelatin and lemon rind.
  • Set aside to cool slightly.
  • Beat lemon juice and vanilla into cheese, then gradually stir in the gelatin mixture.
  • Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites and three quarters of the whipped cream.
  • Pour over pie crust.
  • Refrigerate for several hours until firmly set.
  • Remove from springform and decorate with the remaining cream.
  • Variations: the lemon can be omitted, add extra vanilla to taste.
  • The top can be finished off with berries such as black cherries or cape gooseberries.
  • Drain the juice of the berries and sprinkle 15 ml gelatin over the juice, heat to dissolve, add the berries, and cool slightly.
  • Pour over cheesecake in springform and leave to set.
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