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Lemon Cheesecake


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  • 1 kg cottage cheese or plain fromage blanc
  • 150g de muesli
  • 120g sugar
  • 80g butter
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 lemon
  • Salt


servings 8
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 60mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Cut the butter into small pieces and mix with the muesli.

Step 2

Butter the cake tin and cover with the muesli base, including the edges. Pack down firmly into the tin and put in the fridge. Preheat the oven to 160 ° C.

Step 3

Finely grate the lemon zest and squeeze the juice into a bowl. In a mixer bowl, combine the cream cheese (drained from any excess water), sugar, 3 eggs, 2 yolks (reserve the 2 whites for the next step), lemon juice and a pinch of salt. Mix together until light and creamy.

Step 4

Beat until stiff the 2 remaining egg whites and fold them gently into the first mix with the lemon zest. Pour over the muesli base.

Step 5

Bake for about an hour: the cheesecake should be still be a little soft in the middle. Leave to cool and chill in the fridge until serving time.

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