Thanks x, I would dissolve the gelatine in as little boiling water as you can, and then add it into the mix at the end once it has cooled x, Hi Jane, is it possible to use 400g of cream cheese and cut the lemon juice to 70 or 65mls?? is 75ml lemon juice = 3 fluid oz? Thank you for this. Bring on lockdown we have all ingredients to make but only bottled lemon juice…. Is it something I’m doing? But this yogurt cheesecake is a lighter version of the dessert we all know and love. Please check your email/spam to confirm. For this beauty, I thought I would use Shortbread Biscuits in the base of the Cheesecake. Whip the double cream (150ml) until it forms a stiff peak. Also, because who doesn’t love a new recipe?! We decided to eat a slice each now on Xmas eve, without the extra cream on top. Cheesecake Filling Preheat oven to 320 F. Using a stand mixer or electric mixer, beat the cream cheese and sugar together on low speed until there are no lumps and the cream cheese is smooth. x, Absolutely delicious! For example – one time when I just straight froze a vanilla cheesecake without setting, once it thawed, there was a sweet clearish liquid oozing from it and it’s flabbergasted me as to why! x. Hi Jane, But don’t be concerned, just because Could this be made with oranges substituted for the lemon? Double strawberry cheesecake (1) 3 hours 20 min This is a very easy recipe for strawberry cheesecake. Melt your Unsalted Butter carefully, and then add into your biscuits. Yes they should do!! CHEESECAKE BASE I used dark chocolate Hobnobs with a little melted butter for the base of this cheesecake as I wanted something nice and chocolatey to go with the malt, vanilla and Malteser filling. Do I put it in the fridge then decorate the top. So are you definitely sure it’s the lemon? Which biscuits did you use? I usually use digestives. Let the gelatin sit in the juice for around 5 min n then warm it a bit inorder for the gelatin to dissolve when u r ready to mix in the lemon juice… I did the same after reading the comments and it settled pretty well, I made the cream cheese at home so i couldn’t risk it setting or not. I would use another half of the recipe on top – as it is bigger there is a risk, but you could also add a setting agent like gelatine if you are worried! mascarpone is cream cheese, so can be used for the cream cheese, but not the double cream. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Also, will I have trouble with it setting if I increase the size? Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. x. I made this yesterday and I’m so sad it hasn’t set! Basic cheesecake; no lemon, no sour cream. Pour the filling onto your shortcrust base and put it into the oven for 45 minutes. I would add the lemon in and whisk it fully, and then fold through the white chocolate! To decorate the cheesecake, carefully remove it from the tin and strip the lining paper from the base. The cheesecake it delivers is rich and moist. Blitz the biscuits again to combine, and add to the bottom of your 8"/20cm Deep Springform Tin. Press firmly into the bottom of a 20x30cm baking tin. Copyright © 2020 Theme by. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Millionaires Brownie anyone?! 😊. Is it possible to make this without the double cream in the cheesecake? The proportions are correct as they are. I love your recipes . Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You can swap in all kinds of toppings like fresh fruit. If you wanted to use another biscuit that is basic, and not covered in chocolate and has no filling, the butter is always 150g. This cheesecake is DELICIOUS and perfectly lemony! Leave to set over night in fridge. and she loves this. Add the butter a bit at a time to see how much it needs as sometimes shortbread/shortcake needs less than a digestive! I mainly use Digestives as they’re so classic, but Shortbread is delightful. Could I use Lemmon curd in this instead of lemon juice? Icing or Powdered Sugar - To add a little sweetness The only problem I have is getting the bottom of the tin off the biscuit base. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Can I ask if there is an alternative I could use? Add the cream cheese (250g), caster sugar (100g) and vanilla extract (1½ tsp) and whisk into the cream & white chocolate mixture until combined and thick. So you can, and a recipe can make usually 12-14 but that depends on sizes of the tins! If you used the correct ingredients (not low-fat, not single cream), then its probably down to under mixing or over mixing. Frozen cheesecake is best enjoyed within one month, but it can still last for up to two. Your shortbread should be lightly brown, but soft to touch. coconut cream, dark chocolate, medjool dates, desiccated coconut and 12 more Skinny Cheesecake Oatmeal LindaRip instant pudding mix, skim milk, old fashioned oats I love all your recipes, thank you for sharing them with us! Do you know what could have gone wrong? I would recommend sticking to the recipe. It’s as if the Lemon is leaking out the cream and into the biscuit base Hi, I made this cheesecake today and it’s turned out lovely. I’m struggling to get hold of icing sugar in any of my local shops. I love the thicker creamy texture coupled with the crust. Applying your basic recipe for cheesecake I’d previously made a lemon cheesecake (before this was posted) and a raspberry and white chocolate (also before I found your website) but used ginger biscuits which went down a treat! I use the ingredients told and follow method. Do you think this recipe could be made using bottled lemon or lime juice? Pipe onto your Cheesecake with your favourite tip. Easy recipe to follow and definitely one I will be using again, I will add more lemon juice though. So use gelatin safe side. A Delicious, Sweet and Easy No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake! Thanks☺️. Want to batch cook cheesecakes and freeze them i preparation for an event and these sound perfect 😀😀. Add the cooled, melted white chocolate to the whipped cream and whisk together. When you're ready to serve, run a knife around to help remove then cheesecake from its tin. I don’t ever line the sides! Great recipe. My No-Bake Vanilla Cheesecake was a wonderful hit in the Back to Basics series, so I know you will all love this fresh and fruity No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake as well! Because I don’t normally have digestive biscuits (or any biscuits, for that matter) at home, I always wanted to be able to make my cheesecake base from scratch. This may be a silly question but can I use mini cheesecake tins instead of 20” or would it not set? Instead, I use a high fat dairy-free cream cheese/plantbased dairy-free double cream as a like-for-like replacement. To make shortbread base for your banana cheesecake, mix flour and sugar together in a bow. Absolutely love this recipe. Gorgeously thick and creamy topping, I used digestives as my partner doesn’t like shortbread. I would stick to the lemon juice as it helps it set – but you can swirl some in the top, or decorate with it! I’m using lemon extract and lemon zest in the mixture instead of fresh lemon juice.. I’m also using ginger nuts instead of digestives to make a lemon and ginger cheesecake x. Hi Jane, I’ve made 3 of your cheesecake recipes so far, all incredibly tasty! Keep baking and posting, we love the recipes! Was I meant to line the tin? Put the cheesecake into the fridge and leave to set for at least 4 hours but preferably overnight. If you want to republish this recipe, please re-write the recipe in your own words and credit me, or link back to this post for the recipe. Could I add sherbet to the lemon cheesecake or would it affect it setting? Sounds lovely. *This post may contain affiliate links. Add this gelatine mix to number 13 and mix well with a whisk. Pour in your Double Cream, and whisk. Then it should be fine to leave out on the side till you eat it! This looks lovely. I love this recipe and I am about to make it again but I only have 200 ml of cream. ❤️🎄 Chocolatey &, This Cheesecake will last for 3 days, in a fridge.Â, I use 600g Cream Cheese as I like the tin to be full. Excited to make this. I want to make this recipe, but only have single cream- will it be okay to substitute it in? This is the BEST cheesecake I’ve ever eaten in my life, and I can’t believe that I’m the one who’s made it. Whisk together your Double Cream and Icing Sugar until pipeable. Don't open the oven door. Such a lovely flavour of lemon throughout. MNy thanks Jenna xxx, Yes you can definitely use extract or bottled lemon x, I have tried a few different cheesecake recipes during lockdown and this was the best one. Reply Jane's Patisserie April 10, 2020 at 3:24 pm No – you need cream to make a no-bake cheesecake. Thank you so much for a terrific recipe! Also would you change the amount of lemon if adding white chocolate ? Another amazing recipe, thank you Jane. Love this recipe. When you’re ready to serve, run a knife around to help remove then cheesecake from its tin. © Jane’s Patisserie. I'm looking for a recipe from back in the 60s my Mom used to make. It’s the perfect easy dessert that you don’t have to bake! Velvety, rich and deliciously easy, this no bake Black Forest cheesecake is an absolutely show-stopping dessert. You can find me on: Hiya – do you mean to make a smaller one? Double Cream is out fattiest liquid cream. Too runny and the no bake cheesecake will be sloppy, too stiff and it will be too dense. It didn’t affect the taste but just makes a mess of my fridge. Thank you for sharing. I suggest watching some of my youtube videos to see where you may have gone wrong! Love these recipes, so simple but sooooooo delicious! Not overly sweet and made without any double or sour cream, the lower sugar and fat content in this baked … These 2 important steps guarantee a thick no-bake cheesecake filling. I made this and I also made your lemon curd (and piped it over the top to decorate). Perfect! Many thanks! If you have a few ripe bananas to use and don’t fancy another banana bread, this is a great choice. Then cube your butter and rub it in the dry ingredient mixture with your fingertips until it resembles breadcrumbs. You’ll have to roll me out of the house after lockdown!!! Make sure to stir in the lemon juice immediately so that bananas don’t start browning. Cheesecake doesn't get any better than th By clicking “Accept”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. Hiya! Hi Jane Add your Cream Cheese to a stand mixer bowl, or a large bowl. Hi Jane. At what stage do I add the gelatin if I’m using it. ❤️😍 Thick and, Christmas Tree Brownies!! According to what I looked up online, 75 ml equals 1/3 cup. I have frozen them and wondered how long they take to defrost. Hiya! I used shortbread as mentioned on the recipe – it works really well! The basic premise of this No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake is extremely similar to the Vanilla version. As the mixture is starting to thicken, add in your Lemon Juice (and yellow food colouring if using), and whisk again. I went all out and topped the double chocolate cheesecake with marbled chocolate shards, whipped cream and meringue kisses too! I use bottled lemon juice allllll the time! was it the shortbread fingers that you used for this? It was amazing! 🙂. I can’t remember which one but it is either Meyer or Lisbon that you can’t use unless you add some gelatine. As the biscuits used are shortbread, not digestive, it needs 100g. Hey! Have you ever experienced this before? As usually a lemon slice will dry out and shrivel up. It should still set though if you make it correctly! But this one I struggle ! So for a big cheesecake it could cause problems with setting so personally I would put the curd on top! Gingerbread Blondies! Just cover it up with sauce or bananas! Double cream is the key to setting a no bake cheesecake. I made the lemon cheesecake as a treat for my family and it went down a storm! x. Any advice greatly received. Thank you. I wouldn’t feel the need to use the mascarpone as well personally – but you can just use mascarpone as the cream cheese base if you prefer? If so would I need to alter the amount of butter? If you want your cheesecake to be a bit more ‘yellow’ to represent the flavour of the cheesecake, you add the food colouring in at the same time as the lemon juice. X, Hi Jane ! Bake shortbread for 20 minutes or until very lightly browned. Yes! xx. I love this cheesecake but I also add lemon zest to the recipe. I’ve never managed to find double cream here, any suggestions for how I can still make this? I then decorate my cheesecake as per usual, with some whipped cream swirls, and the theme of the cheesecake. Could I use essence? Please see my disclosure for more details!*. Double or Heavy Cream - Again a high fat content is important to help the cheesecake filling set. Instagram I’ve put it onto the biscuit base but I don’t think it will set 🙁, That definitely sounds over mixed for sure – it can happen for a few reasons, but depending on how you whisked it (stand/hand/manual) it’s worth trying a different way. I thought it sounded a lot but assumed it would work but I think half the amount would have worked. And I could only get digestives, would that still work? I was delicious and set perfectly. ), Yes so I usually add between 200-300g melted chocolate in my cheesecakes – and then it may be easier to use lemon extract, but otherwise I usually add the chocolate in either at the end, or after the cream cheese mixing xx. Thanks! However, if you’re worried – you can! Double wrapping is an important step because it protects your cheesecake from contact with air. The reaction of the sour cream and lemon juice together actually are what give this cheesecake the classic tang that we know and love in a regular cheesecake, without giving it a lemon flavor. One key point about Mascarpone, however, it is more likely to split in comparison to Philadephia as it needs less whipping in general! I’m going to make this cheesecake for every party I go from now on. It is much easier to do if you take your butter out of the fridge an hour before you start. It may or may not set – it’s impossible for me to know for sure I’m afraid. Yay 🙂 thank you ! This is my this weeks bake but just wondered does it have to be lemon juice? Sonya, icing sugar is what we in America call powdered sugar. You can use the switch in the recipe that says “US Measurements” – or buy some digital scales so you can make any recipe! Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. Can we leave out the icing sugar with the cheesecake mixture as I cannot find any anywhere? I prefer Philadelphia original for this particular recipe, as the tartness of the Cream Cheese mixes really well with the Lemon juice, but if you prefer it sweeter, you can use Mascarpone. Hi, I do often prefer using Philadelphia over most as I find it’s a lot thicker and contains a lot less water so makes the better cheesecake! There is no baking involved and it's ready in 3 1/2 hours. I love your recipes. You add it at the end, it is mentioned in step #3 of the creamy cheesecake filling (cream). What could I have done wrong?? It was absolutely delicious, set perfectly and recipe easy to follow. Arch. So I have only experienced this when I have frozen a cheesecake to set it, and skipped the fridge. I imagine it could dissolve and not necessarily have the correct effect?! Hi, I am making this cheesecake for my daughters birthday and I would like to make the filling deeper, if I use half the ingredients again would that work? Heavy cream, gelatin, cream cheese, salt, snack crackers, squash Very easy to make and went down a treat with the family. Bake it for about 20 minutes in the middle of the oven. Hi, Hey! We love mascarpone in our cheesecakes. It will be soggy and sloppy. This cheesecake sits on a shortcrust base and has a thick and creamy texture. When whipping the double cream, be sure to watch it very carefully. Oh how I miss European grocery stores! Would the given measurements still work or should I up the quantity of ingredients? Not overly sweet and made without any double or sour cream, the lower sugar and fat content in this baked banana cheesecake does not take away from flavour. My daughter has gestational diabetes so I’m learning new skills (mainly baking sweet stuff she can eat!!) Thank you x. Line the bottom of your cake tin with baking parchment. I made it first with standard icing sugar as it’s the first time I’ve used sugar free icing and wanted to know if it tasted as good… It does and it’s better for me. Would it work if i used all the ingredients plus a tub of mascarpone?- i will also use gelatine to help set it, just to be on the safe side. It was the nicest cheesecake I’ve ever made! I'm also partial to homewares, lifestyle posts and more! Hey! Looks so yummm! x, I used the lotus biscuits for the base and it tasted amazing. My whole family went nuts and the whole thing was eaten within a day (there’s 4 of us). Enjoy! This cheesecake sits on a shortcrust base and has a thick and creamy texture. Any recipe can fail for any number of reasons. I’ve just begun the recipe and used 300g of Tesco All Butter Shortbread Fingers and mine too is just slop in the mixer, I’ll definitely try a different branding Shortbread next time or much less butter. I notice you mention 150g butter for the base if using a biscuit with no filling or topping but then you state 100g butter for the base in the ingredients list, which is correct? Not only does this give it a similar taste, but also that lovely, creamy texture you’d get in ANY no-bake cheesecake. Do your thing in the kitchen with Philly! Thanks so much for all the amazing recipes. But yes you can always use gelatine if you like! ?😫, There’s many reasons a cheesecake might not set – but if you are in another country such as America it’s usually the ingredients. How did others find using 150g of butter? From sweet to savoury and everything in between, our delicious cream cheese recipes are sure to inspire your next meal. After that, take it the baked cheesecake out and completely at room temperature before transferring it to the fridge. Hi jane, im very impressed you mentioned u prefer whisking everything together after pouring the double cream mixture to the cheese. However when I remove from springform tin it seems the lemon juice is “leaking” so I end up with a soggy base ? Xx, Hey! Made the biscoff one and it set perfectly – any tips ? I usually use sour cream (genuine sour cream, not the artificial stuff I bought in the States when I lived there) but the heavy (double) cream here is an improvement. Amazing as always! As I recommend using a springform tin, you unclip the tin, and pull the tin off! I’ve read things and tried different things but I’m not good at this, can you diagnose my bad cheesecake? That’s right, I thought I would post another delicious recipe, but explain it down to the ground so that anyone and everyone can enjoy it and make it! Either in fridge or just in cool room? I'm Jane, and I adore baking, cooking and all things delicious. Its high fat content makes it the most versatile cream because it will withstand boiling and whips and freezes well. Hey! Don’t skip this step! For this recipe, I use Philadelphia Original. Set perfectly and was so smooth and tasty. I made this yesterday and used castor sugar instead as I had some left from a baking project last year, and it still worked really well, it didn’t seem to impact the texture. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. Hi Jane. I can’t wait to try your recipe. Double cream is very rich with a fat content of 48 per cent. Would it work as well as fresh lemons? It really is absolutely delicious! Yep exact ingredients and made many of your others that have worked perfectly – seemed thick in bowl but hasn’t set properly when I take off the springform tin 🙁 will keep trying thanks.! Beat in all other filling ingredients until well combined. Once all finished and delicious, spread it over the base, and leave the cheesecake to set in the fridge for AT LEAST 5-6, or preferably overnight. I was thinking of making it into an ice cream cheesecake. x, Hi Jane, absolutely love your recipes! Granulated sugar: Adds a bit We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. I used 2 and a half small lemons but found it so sour I had to use nearly 50g extra icing sugar. All images & content are copyright protected. Sorry! Should it be 150g, the same as digestive? I bought the tin you recommend but because of the groove at the bottom I can’t get it off without breaking the biscuit part. The reason you have to change the amount of butter is that the butter can make the filling/chocolate melt, and too much butter for those biscuits would be a greasy mess. The filling is very straightforward to make. My goal with this blog is to give you the fun, laughter, confidence and knowledge to bake and cook whatever you fancy! If double cream was not hot enough and gelatine did not melt, put it back to the microwave and heat for 20 seconds with 600w. Thanks, This cheesecake is to die for!!! It probably won’t work no – you need the fat content. Recipe states 100g unsalted butter. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. How many cups do you reckon i can make with this recipe? As long as you use a good quality colouring (Such as sugar flair, pro gel, etc) where you need very little colouring, it won’t effect the taste. 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