Microwave Orange and Lemon Cheesecake

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Dec. 23, 2011

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
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1164Calories from Fat 847

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 94 g144.6%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 188 mg7.83%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 45 g

Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet