Mascarpone and lime cheesecake

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Mascarpone and lime cheesecake
Mascarpone and lime cheesecake
Servings:Serves 8
Calories per serving:330
Ready in:1 hour 45 minutes
Prep. time:1 hour 45 minutes
Cook time:None
Difficulty:Easy
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:15th March 2013
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I got this recipe from a Sainsbury's recipe card in the 1980s, which I had lost and recently discovered.


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Ingredients

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Method

  1. Mix together the crushed biscuits and the butter and press it into the base of an 18cm spring form or loose bottomed cake tin.
  2. Leave to chill in the fridge for at least one hour.
  3. Meanwhile, remove the mascarpone cheese from the fridge to soften a little.
  4. Beat together the mascarpone cheese, icing sugar, lime zest and juice.
  5. Spread over the biscuit base.
  6. Chill for 30 minutes.
  7. Carefully remove the cheesecake from the tin and decorate the top with the chocolate decorations and the lime zest.

Variations

A few readers have commented that they use Philadelphia full fat soft cheese for this recipe.

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