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Blueberry Cheesecake (No-bake)

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This cheese cake would be great for dessert if you are expecting some special guests. For amateurs like me, this no-bake cheesecake is easier to make than a baked one. No oven, no fuss, just pop it into the fridge till it’s time to serve!

Blueberry Cheesecake

Adapted from Mom

Ingredients for the crust:
Digestive Biscuits/Marie Biscuits     80g
Butter 45g

Ingredients for the Filling:
Cream Cheese    175g
Milk/Water      35g
Granulated sugar   45g
A can of blueberries
UHT whipping cream   150g
Unflavoured gelatin   10g

For the topping:
Syrup from the canned blueberries    50g
Unflavoured gelatin   half a teaspoon

For the crust:

  1. Crush the cookies in a blender.
  2. Melt the butter and mix it with the cookie crumbs.
  3. Spread and press the mixture evenly across a 6″ spring form cake tin.
  4. Refrigerate it till firm (at least 30 mins).

For the cream cheese filling:

  1. Soak the gelatin in water (30g) for 5 minutes. Warm it up till it turns into a clear liquid. Note: do not boil.
  2. Combine the cream cheese and sugar and beat till thoroughly mixed and smooth.
  3. Use the blender to mash the blueberries till smooth.  Combine the blueberries and gelatin with the cream cheese mixture.  Mix them well.
  4. Blend the whipping cream at high speed. Mix the whipped cream with the cream cheese mixture.
  5. Pour the mixture into the cake tin and distribute it evenly across the cookie crumbs base. Refrigerate it for at least 3 hours.

For the topping:

  1. Soak the gelatin in water till it turns into a clear liquid..
  2. Mix the gelatin with the blueberry syrup. Warm it up using a double boiler. Note: Do not boil.
  3. When the cheesecake is set, pour the blueberry jello over the cake. Decorate the cake with blueberries.
  4. Refrigerate the cake for at least 3 hours.

Notes: Jello can be used for the topping instead. Use a warm towel to wrap around the cake tin so that the cheesecake can be removed easily from the cake tin.

You can enjoy this no-bake cheesecake with blueberries or the fruit of your choice. Feel free to play with the ingredients and try different variations.

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