Strawberry Cheesecake

Hey there!

You guys, the days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler – Autumn is definitely coming and I am so not happy about it! I can’t believe it’s nearly the end of the year now. There are only THREE (and a bit) MONTHS till 2019. Just let that sink in. In a mere matter of weeks, we will be in the final year of the 10s! Can’t even deal.

If you’re anything like me, you’ve still got your shades to hand for the final sunny rays, are stocking up on to the last of the great summer produce and doing your best to delay the dreadful day where it’ll be time to switch a light jacket into a winter coat.

And on that note, this week’s recipe:

Summer Strawberry Cheesecake - Kay's Kitchen

STRAWBERRY. CHEESECAKE. โค

Strawberry Cheesecake Without Gelatine - Kay's Kitchen

It’s gorgeous. It’s delicious. It’s the perfect ode to summer.

Strawberry Cheesecake - Kay's Kitchen

^ Would you just look at that coulis drip!

Strawberry Cheese Cake - Kay's Kitchen

A buttery biscuit base topped with a luscious, creamy vanilla cheesecake mixture before being generously drizzled with a fresh strawberry reduction, a swirl of cream and a strawb!

Strawberries And Cream Cheesecake - Kay's Kitchen

SO. FREAKING. GOOD.

Slice of Strawberry Cheesecake - Kay's Kitchen

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Slice of No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

Get in ma bellehhhh!

Recipe For No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake - Kay's Kitchen

Grab a few punnets of strawberries and make this soon, people!

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake - Kay's Kitchen

You won’t regret it.

Cheesecake With Strawberry Reduction - Kay's Kitchen

But seriously. Yum.

Side View - Strawberry Cheesecake - Kay's Kitchen

Enjoy,

-Kay

 

Ingredients

Cheesecake

  • 125g digestive biscuits
  • 90g unsalted butter, cubed and softened
  • 280g cream cheese
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 250ml double cream
  • 65g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Strawberry reduction

  • 200g hulled and quartered strawberries
  • ย 1 scant tsp cornflour
  • 50g granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Decoration

  • 4 strawberries, halved
  • 100ml double cream, whipped with 15g icing sugar

Instructions

Cheesecake

  1. Place digestive biscuits into a sealable sandwich bag and bash with a rolling pin until youโ€™re left with evenly sized small crumbs.
  2. Add the butter and the biscuit crumbs to a bowl and use your index and middle fingers against your thumb to combine.
  3. Place the mixture in a loose bottomed 8-inch tin and press down with the backs of your fingers or with a tablespoon to get an evenly spread base.
  4. Next, whisk the cream cheese for 30 seconds until fluffy before adding the cream, lemon juice, icing sugar and vanilla extract and whisking until thick and creamy.
  5. Use a rubber spatula to transfer the cheesecake mix to the tin, spread out evenly over the base.
  6. Cover with clingfilm then place in the fridge for at least 3-4 hours to set, preferably overnight.

Strawberry reduction

  1. Add all the ingredients to a small saucepan and place on a low heat.
  2. Cook down for about 15-20mins, stirring occasionally.
  3. Pour through a sieve set over a bowl and use the back of a spoon to push through the pulp.
  4. Mix well to combine before covering and placing in the fridge to chill for a few hours, preferably overnight.

Assembly

  1. To assemble, carefully pour the strawberry coulis over the set cheesecake, lift the tin and tilt to ensure the reduction covers the whole cheesecake.
  2. Next, carefully remove the cheesecake from the loose bottomed tin.
  3. Add the whipped cream to a piping bag and use a tip to create 8 swirls. Top these with halved strawberries.

 

Strawberry Cheesecake - Kay's Kitchen

 

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2 thoughts on “Strawberry Cheesecake

  1. Iโ€™m with you on the end of the year coming out of nowhere Kay – Christmas puddings have hit the supermarket shelves here already! Time for your cooking to go Autumnal after such a hot UK Summer Iโ€™m sure!

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