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Microwave Orange And Lemon Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Ounce
  Dark brown sugar 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Crushed digestive biscuits 4 Ounce
  Full fat cream cheese 12 Ounce
  Caster sugar 3 Ounce
  Lemon 1 , rind grated and juiced
  Orange 1 , rind grated and juiced
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Powdered gelatin 1⁄2 Ounce
  Double cream 3⁄4 Pint
To decorate
  Whipped cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Use As Required)
  Orange segments 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Use As Required)
  Lemon rind 1 (Use As Required)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cover the bottom and sides of an 8-inches cake or flan tin with foil.
2) In a large microwavable dish, melt the butter by heating for 1 minute.
3) Mix in the brown sugar and crumbled biscuits.
4) Cover the base and sides of the prepared cake tin with the biscuits mixture.
5) Place in refrigerator for about 30 minutes.

MAKING
6) In a bowl, beat together the cheese, sugar, lemon and orange rind and juice until smooth.
7) In a small microwavable bowl, soak the gelatine in water .
8) Cook for 1 minute to dissolve the gelatine.
9) Stir the gelatine mixture into the cheese mixture.
10) In another bowl whisk the cream until stiff.
11) Gently fold the whipped cream into the cheese mixture.
12) Smear the cheese mixture into the biscuit case.
13) Refrigerate until cheese mixture is set and firm.

SERVING
14) Garnish with whipped cream, orange segments and small curls of lemon rind if desired.
15) Carefully lift the cheesecake out of its mould, using the foil to help you, then simply peel off the foil.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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