a creamy lemon tasting cheesecake with a crunchy ginger biscuit base
What makes it the ultimate summer Seriously From Waitrose dessert?
zesty,creamy and the ginger base goes very well with the lemon.You can also decorate the top withawide variety of summer fruits rasberries,strawberries red currants or slices ofkiwi fruit.
8ozs ginger biscuits
2ozs soft brown sugar
2 large eggs separated
2ozs caster sugar
1 sachet gelatine
3 tbsps cold water
8ozs full fat cream cheese
150ml single cream
150ml double cream
juice and grated rind of a lemon
line a deep 8" loose botomned cake tin
melt butter,add sugar and crushed biscuits,cover base of tin with this mixture and put in fridge.
beat egg yolks with caster sugar.
sprinkle gelatineover water and melt over a pan of hot water.
Add cheese to egg mixture,thenadd single cream.Pour in the gelatine.Whisk egg whites until stiff and fold into mixture
Whip double cream until beginning to thicken,add to mixture.
Add grated rind and lemon juice.Pour into tin and refrigerate.Top with fruit .