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Ashwati Nair
360 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Soft cheesecake with crisp crust topped with fresh cherries.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • American
  • Whisking
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Philadelphia or kraft cream cheese 1/2 cup
  2. Milkmaid 1/2 can
  3. Whipped cream 1/2 cup
  4. Gelatin 1 tablespoon
  5. Digestive or Marie biscuits 10-15
  6. butter 1/2 cup
  7. sugar 2 tbsp
  8. Fresh cherries or strawberries to garnish


  1. Grind digestive biscuits finely in a mixer grinder.
  2. Take a pan melt butter and add 2 tbsp sugar and digestive biscuits, mix well on low heat for 5 minutes and then remove.
  3. Spread and press the mixture evenly in a cheesecake tin or in a glass bowl or a baking tray and keep inside fridge to set.
  4. Take gelatin and soak in 2-3 tbsp of water.
  5. Take a bowl, add cream cheese and milkmaid and beat well till evenly mixed with an electric beater.
  6. Mix whipped cream and fold in nicely or beat for 2 minutes to mix it do not overbeat.
  7. Take a small pan and add gelatin and cook for 2 - 3 minutes till it melts. Remove from fire and cool it slightly.
  8. Add the melted gelatin and mix well.
  9. Take the digestive biscuits from the fridge and spread the cream cheese mixture and keep inside the refrigerator for 6-8 hours to set.
  10. Remove from fridge and garnish with fresh cherries or strawberries and serve.

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Neha Jain
Neha Jain   Feb-07-2017

Substitute for gelatin?

Karnika Dhimmar
Karnika Dhimmar   Oct-21-2016

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