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Lemon Cheesecake

usha balagopal
0 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Lemon Cheesecake RECIPE

Absolutely lemony, tangy and sweet. A treat for the palate but a high calorie dessert. A favourite dessert for all cuisines.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Dinner Party
  • European
  • Dessert
  • Low Carbs

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. cottage cheese (paneer) 200 gms
  2. cream 200 gms
  3. Condensed milk 1 tin (200gms)
  4. Gelatine 4 tsp
  5. butter 50 gms
  6. Marie biscuits about 12-14 pieces
  7. lemon rind 1 tsp
  8. lemon juice 1 tbsp
  9. water 2 tbsp


  1. Take ½ tbsp. of water and soak gelatine. Leave this to swell. By that time crush biscuits to fine crumb consistency. Mix it with melted butter and spread on a dish, which you have chosen to set the dessert. Microwave this for 1.5-2 minutes
  2. Using a flat spatula, press these hot crumbs to the bottom of a dish. Leave this in fridge until the base turns hard.
  3. Crumble cottage cheese and add it to mixer along with condensed milk. Pulse and remove into a bowl. To this add cream, lemon juice and gelatine. Combine well. Add in lemon rinds.
  4. Pour this cheesecake mixture on well set base of biscuit-butter layer. Sprinkle those remaining lemon rinds and cover the dish.
  5. Transfer this to the top section of the fridge to set completely. Decorate with lemon jelly or marmalade. It can also be served with lemon curd.

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Payal Desai
Payal Desai   Jan-06-2016

This sounds like the perfect dessert for someone like me who has a sweet tooth!

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