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Chilled Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe

Chilled Strawberry Cheesecake

An easy way to make cheesecakes at home - this recipe uses hung curd and cream instead of cream cheese.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Chilled Strawberry Cheesecake

  • 15 (approx. 100g) arrowroot or digestive biscuits
  • 1/4 cup butter-melted
  • 1 Tbsp castor or powdered sugar
  • Filling:
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1.5 cup sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 Tbsp gelatine
  • 2 cups cream-chilled
  • 2 cups hung curd
  • 1/2 cup strawberry puree/ strawberry jam or fresh strawberries for decoration

How to Make Chilled Strawberry Cheesecake

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Crush biscuits and mix in butter and powdered sugar. Line the base of the cake tin and keep aside.
Sprinkle gelatine in the 1/2 cup water and let it soak.
Place into a double boiler, the milk, sugar and the yolks and cook over low heat till well mixed and slightly thickened.
Add the soaked gelatine and continue stirring till it reaches a coating consistency.
Cool till partially set. Whip cream till thick. Fold the curds and strawberry into the milk mixture, then the whipped cream.
Transfer mixture to cake tin, level it smooth and leave to set in refrigerator 6-8 hours or overnight.
Transfer on to a serving dish, garnish and serve chilled.
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