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Fresh and zesty Lemon Cheesecakes that take just 15 minutes to make and are completely no-bake. The perfect individual dessert!

Lemon Cheesecakes

Fresh and zesty Lemon Cheesecakes that take just 15 minutes to make and are completely no-bake. The perfect individual dessert!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Cheesecake
Keyword: lemon cheesecakes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chilling time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6 mini cheesecakes
Calories: 820kcal

Equipment

  • Beaters, stand-mixer or Thermomix

Ingredients

  • 250 g plain sweet biscuits (like Arnotts Marie)
  • 100 g butter, melted
  • 500 g cream cheese
  • 395 g tin sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tsp gelatine powder
  • 1/3 cup (75g) lemon juice
  • lemon curd, to serve (optional)
  • sliced fresh strawberries, to decorate (optional)

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Crush the biscuits until fine crumbs remain. Add the melted butter and mix together well.
  • Divide the mixture between 6 small serving bowls or glasses and press down firmly. 
  • Beat the cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Add the sweetened condensed milk, dissolved gelatine (see notes) and lemon juice and beat until smooth. 
  • Divide the mixture between the serving bowls and place into the fridge for 2-3 hours or until set. Decorate with lemon curd and fresh strawberries (optional). 

Thermomix Method

  • Place the butter into the Thermomix bowl and melt on 100 degrees, Speed 1, 2 minutes.
  • Add the biscuits and crush on Speed 8, 10 seconds. Divide the mixture between 6 small serving bowls or glasses and press down firmly. 
  • Place the cream cheese into the Thermomix bowl and mix on Speed 6, 20 seconds. Add the sweetened condensed milk, dissolved gelatine (see notes) and lemon juice and mix on Speed 5, 30 seconds (scraping down the sides of the bowl partway through). 
  • Divide the mixture between the serving bowls and place into the fridge for 2-3 hours or until set. Decorate with lemon curd and fresh strawberries (optional). 

Notes

To dissolve the gelatine, sprinkle the powder over 1/3 cup cool water in a small bowl and allow to sit for a minute or 2. Stir. Place the small bowl into a larger bowl filled fill boiling water (do not allow the boiling water into the gelatine bowl) and stir until completely dissolved. 

Nutrition

Calories: 820kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 54g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Cholesterol: 144mg | Sodium: 674mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 1735IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 265mg | Iron: 1.5mg