• Ingredients: 14
  • Serves: 8
  • Prep: 40 mins
  • Bake: 1 hour
  • Level: medium

Lemon and ginger cheesecake with oat biscuits, unrefined golden caster sugar, stem ginger, butter (unsalted), cream cheese, unrefined golden caster sugar, cornflour, egg(s) (free range), lemon(s), sour cream, sour cream, unrefined golden caster sugar, stem ginger, lemon. To make this lemon and ginger cheesecake for 8 persons you will need 40 mins for preparation and 1 hour for baking.

Ingredients

For the base

  • 225g Oat biscuits
  • 2tbsp Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 1tbsp Stem ginger
  • 125g Butter (unsalted)

For the filling

For the topping

Directions

  1. Step 1Line the base of a 23cm spring form cake tin with baking parchment and lightly grease the sides with butter. Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan 160°C, gas mark 4).
  2. Step 2Place the biscuits in a food processor and process into crumbs. Alternatively you can put the biscuits in a food bag and crush with a rolling pin.

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  3. Step 3Melt the butter over a low heat and mix in the biscuit crumbs, sugar and ginger. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes to set the crust, then let cool.

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  4. Step 4For the filling beat together the cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl until smooth. Add the cornflour. Gradually add the eggs, beating after each additional. Fold in the lemon zest, juice and sour cream. Pour the mixture over the crumb base.

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  5. Step 5Bake for 40 – 45 minutes or until the cheesecake is just set but still has a slight wobble in the centre.
  6. Step 6For the topping, put the sour cream and sugar in a bowl and mix well. Remove the cheesecake from the oven and spread the sour cream mixture over the surface.

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  7. Step 7Return to the oven for 10 minutes. Cool the cheesecake and then chill overnight before removing the cheesecake from the tin.
  8. Step 8Toss the lemon zest and chopped ginger and sprinkle over the cheesecake before serving.

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