Tana Ramsay’s lemon cheesecake Recipe

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  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

serves:

10

Skill:

medium

Prep:

45 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 277 kCal 14%
Fat 15.4g 22%
  -  Saturates 8.1gg 41%
  -  of which Sugars 18gg 20%
Salt 1gg 17%

Light and fruity, this lemon cheesecake from Tana Ramsay can be made in minutes and is lower in calories than other cheesecake recipes.

Ingredients

  • 175g cereal hoops
  • 100g low-fat spread, melted
  • 400g extra-light cream cheese
  • Grated zest of 4 lemons
  • 200g 0% fat Greek yogurt
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2tbsp lemon juice
  • 184ml carton whipping cream
  • Couple of mint leaves to decorate

Method

  • Place the cereal hoops in to a food processor and whiz until they are broken into crumbs. Or you can place them into a bag and bash with a rolling pin.

  • Transfer to a large bowl and mix in the melted low-fat spread, stirring through until all the crushed cereal hoops are thoroughly coated.

  • Turn into a 23cm spring collar cake tin and press the mixture right into the bottom to form a base. Put this in the fridge for at least 30 mins to set.

  • Mix together the cream cheese, lemon zest, Greek yogurt, sugar and lemon juice and stir well to combine.

  • In a separate bowl, whisk the cream until it’s a thick consistency and starts to stiffen. Add this to the cream cheese mix, folding through well.

  • Spoon this mix on to the top of the base. Decorate the top with a couple of mint leaves and place in the fridge to set overnight.

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For a tasty alternative try using mini shredded wheat instead of cereal hoops.