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Strawberry Cheesecake

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Recipe

This no-bake cheesecake takes very little time to make.

Yield: Makes 8 servings
Prep time: 15 Mins, Plus Chilling

Ingredients

  • 3½ oz (100g) bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1¼ cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 9 oz (250g) mascarpone
  • Grated zest and juice of 2 limes
  • 8 oz (225g) strawberries
  • 3 tbsp confectioners sugar, plus more for sifting

Special Equipment

  • 8 in (20cm) springform pan

Directions

1. Melt the chocolate and butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir in the cracker crumbs. Press firmly and evenly into the springform pan.

2. Mash the mascarpone in a bowl with the lime zest and juice. Mix in the confectioner's sugar. Spread in the pan. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour to chill and set.

3. Arrange the strawberries over the cheesecake. Sift confectioner's sugar over the top. Remove the sides of the pan, slice into wedges, and serve chilled.

Notes

The cheesecake can be refrigerated for up to 24 hours.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

283kcal (14%)
44mg (4%)
17mg (28%)
153mcg RAE (5%)
152mg
25mg
4g
16g
2g
25g
47mg (16%)
184mg (8%)
11g (57%)
20g (31%)
1mg (6%)
 

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