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Gin and Tonic Cheesecake

Gin and Tonic Cheesecake

Summary

Servings 1
Ingredients 21
Difficulty

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5.0 based on 1 rating.

Ingredients

  • 120 g Biscuits (Mcvitie's Digestives Biscuits)
  • 70 g Unsalted Butter melted
  • 500 g Cream Cheese at room temperature
  • 150 g Caster Sugar
  • 50 g Cornflour sifted
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 cups Sour Cream at room temperature
  • 1 Lemon Finely grated zest
  • 2 tbsp Tonic Water
  • 1 cup Gin
  • Lemon Curd
  • 1 Eggs and 2 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cups Caster Sugar
  • 80 g Unsalted Butter chilled
  • 2 Lemons zest and juice
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour
  • Gin and Bay Lemons
  • 2 Lemons thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Caster Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Gin
  • 1/2 cup Tonic Water

Nutrition Information

Qty per
435g serve
Qty per
100g
Energy 1769cal 407cal
Protein 8.8g 2g
Fat (total) 74g 17g
 - saturated 44g 10g
Carbohydrate 251g 58g
 - sugars 162g 37g
Dietary Fibre 48g 11g
Sodium 830mg 191mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: cream cheese, eggs, sour cream, tonic water, gin, eggs, caster sugar, Unsalted butter, Cornflour, Lemons, caster sugar, Gin, tonic water

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Welcome to the world the Gin and Tonic Cheesecake!

Combining your favourite cocktail with your favourite dessert!

The perfect adults-only dessert to enjoy after Christmas Lunch.

Best of all, it’s a No-Bake Cheesecake – so you can make it a few days in advance!

Method

  1. For the lemon and juniper curd, whisk whole eggs, yolks and sugar in a saucepan until smooth, then place pan over a low heat.

  2. Add the butter, juniper berries, lemon zest and juice and cornflour, and whisk continuously until thickened (about 10 minutes). Strain through a sieve into a bowl.

  3. Preheat the oven to 150°C. Grease a 20cm springform pan and line base and side with baking paper. Wrap outside of pan with aluminium foil to make watertight.

  4. To make the base, place biscuits and butter in a food processor and whiz to combine. Press crumb mixture into base of prepared pan. Chill until needed.

  5. To make the filling, place cream cheese and sugar in a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and beat until smooth.

  6. Add the cornflour and beat until combined. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.

  7. Beat in sour cream, lemon zest, tonic water and gin until combined. Pour cream cheese mixture over base.

  8. Place cheesecake pan in a large, deep baking dish. Fill dish with boiling water halfway up the side of cheesecake pan.

  9. Bake for 1 hour 20 minutes or until cheesecake is mostly set. Carefully top with curd and bake for a further 10 minutes or until set with a slight wobble.

  10. Turn off oven. Stand cheesecake in oven with the door closed for 1 hour, then remove pan from water bath and set cheesecake aside to cool to room temperature. Chill cooled cheesecake for at least 3 hours or until firm.

  11. Meanwhile, for the gin and bay lemons, place all ingredients in a large frypan and place over high heat, stirring until sugar is completely dissolved.

  12. Bring to the boil, reduce to a simmer and cook, turning halfway, for 20 minutes or until lemon is tender. Set aside to cool completely.

  13. Remove cheesecake from pan, transfer to a fancy plate and serve!

Gin and Tonic Cheesecake | Stay At Home Mum

We used lemon in this recipe but just in case you don’t have lemons, lime works, too!

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