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Strawberries & Cream Cheesecake

Strawberries & Cream Cheesecake (No Bake)

Strawberry cheesecake, topped with whipped cream and fresh strawberries

Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Keyword Cheesecake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16
Author thebakingexplorer

Ingredients

For the biscuit base

  • 300 g Digestive Biscuits
  • 125 g Butter or baking spread melted

For the cheesecake filling

  • 750 g Full fat cream cheese
  • 125 g Icing sugar
  • 350 ml Double cream
  • 300 g Strawberries pureed

For the decoration

  • 300 ml Double cream
  • 1 tbsp Icing sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 75 g White chocolate
  • 6 Strawberries
  • 6 Lindt Strawberry & Cream chocolates optional

Instructions

  1. To make the base use a food processor to whizz up the biscuits into crumbs, or bash them with a rolling pin in a bowl

  2. Mix in the melted butter and press the mixture into the bottom of a 23cm springform tin. Put it in the fridge for 30 minutes to set

  3. For the strawberry puree, slice up the strawberries making sure to removing the stalk, then whizz them up in a food processor or NutriBullet, set aside

  4. For the cheesecake filling use a food mixer with a whisk attachment or an electric hand whisk to mix together the cream cheese and icing sugar until smooth with no lumps

  5. Stir in the strawberry puree

  6. Add the double cream and whisk until it is very thick and holds it's shape

  7. Smooth the mixture into the tin on top of the biscuit base, then put it in the fridge overnight, or for at least 4 hours, to set

  8. Remove from the tin and put on your serving plate. Smooth the sides with a butter knife to create a neater finish

  9. To decorate, melt the white chocolate and pipe or drizzle it all over the cheesecake. Sprinkle the freeze dried strawberry pieces in the centre

  10. Then whip up the double cream with the icing sugar and vanilla, and pipe it all around the edges of the cheesecake

  11. Place the strawberries and Lindt chocolates on top of the cream

  12. Serve immediately, store any leftovers in the fridge and eat within 2 days