Mary Berry’s cheesecake

I love cheese cake and this recipe is so simple and easy to make and it doesn’t require any baking.

For an eggless option, use an eggless tennis biscuit.

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Ingredients for the base:

  • 1 x packets of tennis biscuits, that have been crushed.
  • 100g x melted rama margarine.
  • 25g x Demerara sugar, if you do not have Demerara sugar you can use castor sugar.

Ingredients for the filling:

  • 1 x tub whipping cream.
  • 1 x tin condense milk.
  • 1 x tub of plain cream cheese.
  • Grated zest of 3 lemons and keep the juice of these lemons.
  • Fresh strawberries hulled and halved for decorated purposes.

Method:

  • Mix the melted margarine, sugar and crushed tennis biscuits together.
  • Press evenly over the base of a spring form cake tin and set aside.
  • In a bowl mix the cream, condense milk, cream cheese and lemon zest till well combined.
  • Add the lemon juice and whisk till the mixture starts to thicken.
  • Pour the mixture over the tennis biscuits and pop into the fridge over night to set.
  • Before you serve the cheese cake, decorate with the fresh hulled, halved strawberries.