Cheesecake is a classic dessert with an impressive tradition raking as a top favorite for literally hundreds of generations. Early versions of this simple desert go back as far as Ancient Rome. Since it was first invented, several variations have been created to accommodate to a variety of tastes, however, the basics have remained pretty much the same.
One of the great things about this fabulous dessert is that it doesn’t require any advanced skills in terms of cooking or baking. You’ll be able to enjoy a fresh and delicious cheesecake in the comfort of your own home if you are willing to devote a little time to learn how to do it. Purchase some of the following ingredients and get ready to experience the joy of homemade desserts:
Ingredients and Preparation
1 small pack digestive biscuits
275ml double cream
170g full fat cream cheese
100g icing sugar
Preparation Start by putting the digestive biscuits into a small bowl and crush them into fine crumbs. The end of a rolling pin is the perfect tool for this task.
Next, melt the butter in a pan, adding the biscuits crumbs gradually. Make sure to mix the ingredients well to ensure even distribution. After this step is completed you will put the composition at the bottom of a cheesecake dish and place it in the fridge.
In the meanwhile, get a mixing bowl and pour the double cream in it and whisk it until it becomes soft. In a separate bowl, start softening the cream cheese and begin adding icing sugar gradually. To ensure complete success, it is imperative to mix continuously. Grate the lemon peel and incorporate it into the mix. Use one tablespoon of lemon and lime juice to add flavor to the mixture. If you prefer other types of ingredients such as berries, make sure to blend them into a pulp and add them in the place of lemon and lime juice.
Add the whisked cream to the mixture and place everything over the biscuits and butter base, making sure that the mixture is uniformly distributed. If you wish to decorate the cheesecake, melting your favorite kind of chocolate is a great choice. Place everything in the refrigerator and make sure to wait at least two hours before you serve.
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