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The Best Strawberry Cheesecake


A recipe I have been making for years, A crumbly shortbread base layered with a creamy topping and finished off with fresh strawberries and a rich coulis

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  • 400g strawberries
  • 350g shortbread
  • 130g unsalted butter ( melted )
  • 500g cream cheese
  • 230g icing sugar
  • 300ml double cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


servings 8
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 40mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Crush the shortbread until it resembles breadcrumbs, adthe melted butter a mix well.

Step 2

Place this mixture into a loose bottom tin and press down firmly making sure the base is even. Place in the fridge for roughly 1 hour

Step 3

Mix together the cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla extract.

Step 4

In a seperate bowl whisk the double cream until it is fairly stiff.

Step 5

Fold the whipped double cream into the cheese mixture.

Step 6

Now place the topping on the shortbread base and leave to set in the fridge for 4+ hours

Step 7

Halve and hull the strawberries and layer on top very generously and drizzle with a fresh berry coulis


Leave to set overnight in the fridge for best results!

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