Lemon No-Bake Cheesecake
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If you don't fancy turning on the oven during the summer months or are in a pinch for time try this lemon no-bake cheesecake recipe which is perfect for an afternoon treat or after meal dessert.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 4-6
  • I packet instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 8oz tub Philadelphia cheese
  • Rind of 1 lemon
  • Juice of ½ lemon (if you really like tangy flavour add a whole lemon)
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • Jam for the cheesecake topping
  • For the base
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup butter
  1. Mix the base ingredients together in a bowl, flour, brown sugar and butter.
  2. Now place in a pan and stir until it comes together for about 5 minutes.
  3. Once it has come together scoop into base of 8" round dish or mini dishes and press down so that there is a thin crust at the bottom.
  4. Place in the refrigerator.
  5. Mix together the rest of the ingredients in the bowl until it starts to become fluffy and thick.
  6. Take the dish/dishes out and spoon mixture over the top of the crust and smooth off the top.
  7. Then take some jam and spread that over the top
  8. Place in the fridge until ready to serve as you can eat it straight away.
Recipe by Canadian Budget Binder at https://canadianbudgetbinder.com/2014/07/27/lemon-no-bake-cheesecake/