This no-bake cheesecake takes very little time to make. The cheesecake can be refrigerated for up to 24 hours.
Preparation Time15 min
Make Ahead RecipeYes
OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Family Get-together
Taste and TextureCheesy, Chocolatey, Creamy, Fruity, Sweet
Type of DishCheesecake
- 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
- 8 in (20cm) springform pan
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.
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.
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.
2008 Dorling Kindersley