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Blueberry cheesecake

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Blueberry Cheesecake
  • Serves: 8

  • Prep time:

    (plus chilling time)
  • Cooking time:

  • Total time:

    (plus chilling time)
  • Skill level: Bit of effort

  • Costs: Mid-price

 

Impress your guests with this simple cheesecake with delicious blueberry sauce drizzled on top

Ingredients

  • 200g (7oz) digestive biscuits, crushed
  • 75g (3oz) butter, melted
  • 500g (1lb 2oz) medium-fat soft cheese
  • 175g (6oz) caster sugar
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 300ml (1/2pt) soured cream
  • 40ml (11/2tbsp) cornflour
For the topping:

  • 50g (2oz) caster sugar
  • 100g (4oz) blueberries
  • 5ml (1tsp) arrowroot

Nutritional information

Each portion contains:

  • Calories540
    27%

of an adult's guideline daily amount

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This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160įC, 300įF or gas 2. Mix together the crushed biscuits and melted butter, and press into the base of a lightly greased 20cm (8in) spring-form cake tin. Chill in the fridge while making the filling.
  2. Beat the soft cheese and sugar together, then beat in the eggs and lemon juice. Fold in the soured cream and cornflour. Pour over the biscuit base.
  3. Bake for 1Ĺ hrs until the filling is just set. Turn off the heat and leave the cheesecake in the oven until cold.
  4. To make the topping: place 150ml (1/4pt) water in a pan with the sugar. Heat gently until the sugar has dissolved, then add the blueberries and simmer for 5-6 mins. Blend the arrowroot with 15ml (1tbsp) water and stir into the pan. Cook for a further minute, stirring until just thickened. Leave to cool.
  5. Spoon the blueberries and sauce over the cheesecake just before you're ready to serve.

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